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KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives

Profile

Country/TerritoryCanada
Websitehttp://www.kairoscanada.org/
FoundedJuly 2001
In their own words“a partnership of eleven Canadian churches and church agencies committed to faithful action for justice and peace… in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories.”

Funding

  • 2012 total revenue: $2,664,683.
  • According to November 2009 press reports, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) denied KAIROS’ application for a $7 million four-year grant following allegations that KAIROS took “a leadership in the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign.” A CIDA spokesman explained that “[a]fter completing due diligence it was determined that the organization’s project does not meet CIDA’s current priorities.”
  • In September 2011, CIDA rejected an additional application due to doubts that the proposal would be “good value for money.”
  • According to its 2012 annual report, donors include: Social Justice Fund, Basilian Human Development Fund, and others.

Activities

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