Rapid Response Grant Pages

Rapid Response Grants Awarded

Rapid Response Grants Awarded

Overview

Responding to critical current issues

The AAA-ICDR Foundation established the Rapid Response Fund to support critical programs outside of its regular grant cycle. The Rapid Response Fund enables the Foundation to quickly award grants to not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organizations whose work fits the Foundation’s mission and addresses urgent current events. Grants awarded through the Rapid Response Fund are generally $25,000 each. Potential grantees are identified by the Foundation and invited to apply.
$300K IN GRANTS FUNDED Since inception in 2021 the Foundation has funded $300,000 in Rapid Response grants.
$50K AVERAGE GRANT 2022 The average Rapid Response grant amount in 2022.
10 GRANTS FUNDED Since inception in 2021 the Foundation has awarded 10 organizations in support of urgent issues.

Community Based Organization

Focused on reducing the increase of conflict and violence in the United States:

ORGANIZATION

Mediators Beyond Borders International

International

GRANT PURPOSE

Work in partnership with the National Association of Mediators of Ukraine on trauma awareness for mediators and dialogue facilitators. That partnership is dedicated to not only reducing conflict and violence, but also to improving access to justice in Ukraine and helping displaced Ukrainians.

GRANT AMOUNT

$75,000

MISSION

We build local capacities for peace, advocate for mediation, and facilitate the transformation of conflict globally.

ORGANIZATION

Project Kesher

International

GRANT PURPOSE

The grant purpose is to empower Ukrainian women leaders with the knowledge and skills to get a seat at the table and impart mediation based practices in negotiations to promote gender equality and a post-war vision that inspires hope. The grant will also go towards mentoring participants in integrating mediation tools in their community building work. To learn more, visit.

GRANT AMOUNT

$25,000

MISSION

Project Kesher’s mission is to build Jewish community and advance civil society by developing and empowering women leaders.

Conflict Resolution

Focused Programs that help combat rising hate in the United States against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities:

Testimonials Case Studies

Testimonial
Testimonial
“The grant from AAA-ICDR will be instrumental is supplementing funding to support public safety measures and will aid in decreasing gun violence city-wide as that is at the forefront of the work G-MACC Inc. does. Furthermore, the grant will support services that help to mediate conflicts in an effort to see a decline in gun-related incidents this year."
Shanduke McPhatter CEO/Founder, G-MACC
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Testimonial
“The NAPABA Law Foundation (NLF) has, for nearly three decades, supported Asian Pacific Americans pursuing legal studies and public interest work in their own communities, as well as broader community partnerships.”
Priya Purandare, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)