The Open Society Institute Roma Initiatives announces a call for a new round of proposals for its Decade Matching Fund.
In 2006, as part of its support for the Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005–2015
, Roma Initiatives set up a fund to support innovative projects that promote intercultural dialogue and challenge negative attitudes towards Roma. Roma Initiatives matches funds with public authorities, private foundations, television, publishers, and corporations.
To date, the Decade Matching Fund has supported a diverse range of initiatives covering education, gender, employment, cultural identity, diversity, and intercultural dialogue. Projects have taken the form of research, advocacy, capacity-building efforts, awareness-raising campaigns, art and photography exhibitions, documentaries, public debates, and seminars.