October 2015 Grant Proposals

A huge effort, in terms of labor and time, over 7 years, has produced both a viable new radical journal and a surplus of funds that can be used to support radical activism, research, and writing.  So the Institute for Human Geography, publisher of Human Geography, announces its small grant program (up to $5,000 per grant) and invites applications. The main criteria on which proposals are examined include

  • Radical potential of the work

  • Effectiveness of the proposal

  • Eventual contribution to Human Geography journal

  • Past commitment to Human Geography (article, subscription, review of article, etc)


Applications consisting of the following will be reviewed by a Committee consisting of the Editor, the Web Editor, the Book Review Editor and the Opinions Editor:

  • Cover page with: (i) title of the proposal; (ii) names and affiliations of the applicant(s); (iii) short summary of the proposed work; (iv) budget amount requested. (please one page only).
  • This should be followed by a five-paged, double-spaced explanation of the work to be supported; description of previous work in the area; statement on the radical character of the proposed research or activism; statement on the possible publication of results in Human Geography; statement on the applicant’s past commitment to the journal; one-paged budget detailing how the funds would be spent (research expenses rather than salary); short vitae (resumes) of applicants.


The application package should be emailed to: Institute for Human Geography (insthugeog@gmail.com) before two annual deadlines of October 15 and April 15 

The context for this is provided by an editorial carried in Hg Volume 1, Number 1 (2008)