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Grant Round 2019

Our annual grant round for projects that will support, enable or assist the use of one or more endangered languages is now open.

Key dates:

  Deadline for submission: 31 December 2018 [NOW CLOSED]
  Announcement of results: 28 February 2019

Application documents:

  For more information, and to apply, download these 4 documents:

FEL is committed to raising awareness of endangered languages throughout the world and supporting their revitalisation and preservation.

Each year, we award grants to projects that further these aims. We are now inviting proposals for projects for 2018-2019 that will support the use of one or more endangered languages anywhere in the world.

See our reports page with over 40 projects we have supported.

Members of FEL with a current subscription of any type may apply. If you are not yet a member then please join before applying (see our Membership page).

Priority is given to projects that focus on the revitalisation of an endangered language and/or support the use of an endangered language in its community.

In general, we award up to US $1,000 for successful proposals. Proposals for smaller amounts may have a better chance of receiving funding.

See also examples of the projects we support through our grants.

Grants awarded since 2007:

Currently FEL also administers proposals for Navlipi grants. These grants can be applied for where proposals specifically involve transcription and where applicants are willing to use the Navlipi script for transcription.

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