Following more than a decade of the “War on Terror”, The Joseph Roundtree Charitable Trust believe that many aspects of the dominant approaches to defence and security are counter-productive and can serve as drivers of violent conflict both overseas and in the UK. They are also deeply concerned at the extent to which the values that underpin these approaches are embedded at all levels of society in the UK.
They seek a shift in the UK defence and security paradigm away from highly militarised and “securitised” responses towards a new approach based on participatory and accountable governance, human rights, non-violence, diplomacy and mediation, and environmental sustainability.
They wish to support a transition towards:
In addition to the Trust’s general exclusions, the following types of work will not be funded:
The next deadline for applications to the Peace and Security programme is 12 noon on Monday 18 December 2017. Please note that we have split deadlines for our programmes - for further information see When to apply.
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