Foundation for Endangered Languages
|The Foundation for Endangered Languages supports, enables and assists the documentation, protection and promotion of endangered languages. This website describes our activities, and includes our newsletter Ogmios and details of our conferences.|
The Call for Applications for the next round of grants is now OPEN - but only until the end of the year 2013. Please visit our Grants page.
For up-to-date details of our latest conference (FEL XVII: Ottawa 1-4 October 2013), please visit our Conferences page.
Latest issue of Ogmios, the FEL newsletter
Web news and stories on Endangered Languages
AimsThe aims of the Foundation are:
- to raise awareness of endangered languages, both inside and outside the communities where they are spoken, through all channels and media
- to support the use of endangered languages in all contexts: at home, in education, in the media, and in social, cultural and economic life
- to monitor linguistic policies and practices, and to seek to influence the appropriate authorities where necessary
- to support the documentation of endangered languages, by offering financial assistance, training, or facilities for the publication of results
- to collect and make available information of use in the preservation of endangered languages; to disseminate information on all of the above activities as widely as possible