Monday 3 December 2012

Development Fund for Immigration Issues - grants 2012

The Ministry of Welfare announes that applications are now open for the Development Fund for Immigration Issues. The purpose of this fund is to support research and development projects in the field of immigration issues, with the goal of making it easier for immigrants to adjust to Icelandic society and of improving society's preparedness to accommodate immigrants.

Grants are as a rule awarded to associations, unions and public entities. Immigrant grassroots associations and interest groups are encouraged to apply to the Fund. Funds available are ISK 10 million. Applications can be written in Icelandic or English. Dead-line for applications is January 4, 2013. Application form can be found on the webpage of the Ministry of Welfare.

For more information please contact the Ministry of Welfare, by phone 545-8100 or by e-mail