Today, May 9th, the Bente Skansgårds Independent Living Fond announces the grants for 2016. The Foundation board had a meeting on March 8th, 2016. There were a total of 17 applications. The board took the decision to grant funding towards 11 of these. Five persons will be supported to attend the ULOBA 2016 Jubilee Conference ”Proud, strong and visible”. A project for a conference to spread information on direct payments in Norway will be funded. Then there are five international projects that will be supported from the following countries: Belgium, Congo, Guinea, Lithuania and the UK. The total funding amounts to NOK 372 050 (approx. EUR 39 000).
More information (also in English) is available at ULOBA’s website.