Purpose

The Palestinian American Cultural Center established the Fouad Rafeedie Palestine Education Grant (FRPE Grant) in 2021 to honor the legacy of Fouad Rafeedie, a Palestinian American community organizer in Houston and activist for Palestinian human rights. The purpose of the grant is to financially support advocacy efforts for Palestinian human rights on university and college campuses across the state of Texas.

Background

The FRPE Grant will be awarded on a rolling basis up to $2,000 amount per initiative. The application must be submitted at least four (4) weeks prior to the start of the event or initiative. However, the FPRE Grant committee may consider applications submitted less than four (4) weeks prior to the event or initiative on a case-by-case basis depending on exigent circumstances. Contact email: education@pacchouston.org.

Criteria

1) The focus of the event or initiative must be to educate the campus or community on Palestine. 

2) Application must be submitted on behalf of a student organization registered with the university or campus.

3) The student organization must have a bank account in the name of the student organization.

4) The student organization must submit a report back following the event. A template for the report back can be found here.

Application

For testing purposes only

    Contact Information

    Organization Name
    Organization Email
    Is your organization registered with your university?

    Primary Contact Person
    Phone Number
    Email
    Organizational Title

    Secondary Contact Person
    Phone Number
    Email
    Organizational Title



    Program Summary

    If some of this information has yet to be determined, please provide best estimate or tentative information

    Event Title
    Location

    Event Start Date
    Event End Date
    Event Start Time
    Event End Time

    Amount Requested
    Total Cost of Program
    Your Organization’s Financial Contribution



    Program Details

    1) Please provide brief description of your organization (e.g., purpose, past activities, # of active members, etc.)

    2) Please provide brief description of event/activity (e.g., type of event/activity, purpose and goals of event/activity, etc.)

    3) What are the anticipated demographics and size of the audience for this event?

    4) How do you plan to market your event?

    5) What have you done thus far to prepare for the event (e.g., finance, organization, outreach, reservations, etc.)?

    6) Will you be collecting any money or selling any items at your event? If so, please explain.


    Upload Program Budget

    Include an itemized list of all planned expenses, the cost of each expense, the amount of that expense to be covered from the FRPE Grant, and when funding is needed to cover the expense.
    You can use the attached document as a template.

    Funding Request Priority

    Include a list of all request items that will require funding, the vendor's name and contact information, a brief description of the item, and cost.
    You can use the attached document as a template.

    Other Co-Sponsorships

    Use the space below to list out all other sponsorships that have been received or requested and the amount.

    I acknowledge the information provided above is, to the best of my knowledge, complete and accurate, and I understand that false statements will disqualify my organization from receiving the FRPE Grant.



    If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact Scholarship@PaccHouston.org