Facebook Offers Grants for Anti-Bullying Research (Worldwide)
Facebook, the social network site has announced that due to the continuing phenomenon of cyberbullying, it is offering grants for research into the prevention of cyber bullying. The new programme is being called “Digital Citizenship Research Grants,” and is open to non-profit organizations and educational institutions. Individual grant amounts will range between $25,000 and $50,000, with a maximum of $200,000 awarded between all successful applicants. Facebook is particularly interested in proposals related to online and offline:
·bullying prevention strategies
·the role of parents and educators in developing solutions, and messages and outreach strategies to kids to address bullying.
The closing date for applications is the 12th September 2011.