The Roderick B. Mathews Opportunity Fund, the World Justice Project’s seed-grant program, supports innovative efforts to strengthen the rule of law.
Since its launch in 2008, the Opportunity Fund has provided financial, research, and networking support to more than 50 projects operating on five continents. These projects show how the rule of law can address some of the world’s most challenging issues.
- All individuals, organizations, and entities are eligible to enter the competition and may submit more than one entry; collaborative entries among several individuals/organizations are welcomed.
- All projects must explain how they will advance the rule of law as defined by the World Justice Project.
- The WJP accepts submissions ranging from US$5,000 to US$30,000.
- Entries must be submitted in English.