Nominations Open for International Children’s Peace Prize! Improving Children’s Rights Worldwide

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The KidsRights Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its International Children’s Peace Prize, awarded annually to an exceptional child, whose courageous or otherwise remarkable actions have made a difference in improving children’s rights. The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform to children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights. Prize Information The winner receives the statuette 'Nkosi', which shows how … [Read more...]

OVW Grants 2017: Reducing Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus Program in United States

Deadline: 2 February 2017 The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), U.S. Department of Justice, is currently seeking applications for its program "Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus Program" to encourage a comprehensive coordinated community approach that enhances victim safety, provides services for victims and supports efforts to hold offenders accountable. Priority Areas Strengthen coordinated community response and multi-disciplinary … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace Revolution’s International Youth Fellowship in Thailand!

Deadline: 25 February 2017 Do you want to give a try to meditation and start a true change from within? If yes, then apply for the International Youth Fellowship in Thailand. The Peace Revolution is currently seeking applications for its International Youth Fellowship in Thailand, a free online self-development program is a 42-day challenge teaching the skills and techniques involved in the development of inner peace. Objectives Tools for Inner Peace: Support the fellowship … [Read more...]

Applications Open! The UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development: The Role of Education

Deadline: 27 January 2016 Applications are open for "The UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development" to global youth committed to creating peaceful and sustainable societies through education. The UNESCO Week presents a unique platform for discussion on two key programmes of the Education Sector, namely Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Global Citizenship Education (GCED). The Week is organized by UNESCO, UNESCO MGIEP and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, with the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace Development Fund Community Organizing Grants Supporting Projects in the U.S., Haiti and Mexico

Deadline: 1 February 2017 The Peace Development Fund makes grants to community based organizations working for social justice, with the belief that the change in values needed to establish a more just and peaceful world can come about only if it is strongly rooted in local communities that value the importance of building movements to create systemic social change. These are communities that view everyone, especially young people, as a vital force in the transformation of society. The Peace … [Read more...]

ACEP Call for Applications: Inviting Afghan CSOs for Women, Peace and Security Grant

Deadline: 19 January 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Afghan Civic Engagement Program (ACEP), Counterpart International, Inc. (Counterpart) is seeking applications for its Women, Peace and Security Grant with an aim to promote civil society and media engagement that enables Afghan citizens to influence policy, monitor government accountability, and serve as advocates for political reform. Objectives Promote women’s participation in peace … [Read more...]

OJJDP FY 2017 Safe and Thriving Communities: Planning and Collaboration Initiative in the United States

Deadline: 3 April 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking applications for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Safe and Thriving Communities: Planning and Collaboration initiative. This program furthers the Department’s mission by strengthening community capacity to stem violence and reduce youth offending and victimization, improving the response to children’s exposure to violence, and … [Read more...]

USAID-Counterpart International: Apply for Emerging Civil Society Leaders Program Afghanistan

Deadline: 5 January 2017 Applications are open for Emerging Civil Society Leaders (ECSL) Program, under the Afghan Civic Engagement Program (ACEP), a five-year program, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), implemented by Counterpart International Ltd. (Counterpart) in partnership with Internews Network, the Aga Khan Foundation USA, and the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). The goal of ACEP is to promote civil society and media engagement … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Proposals: Provision of Mine/Explosive Remnant of War (ERW) Risk Education in Afghanistan

Deadline: 12 January 2017 United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is seeking proposals for its "Provision of Mine/Explosive Remnant of War (ERW) Risk Education" to: raise the level of awareness and promoting safe behaviors of the civilian population regarding the threat affiliated with the landmines and ERW contaminations, thereby reducing the number of civilian deaths and injuries. enhance ACAP III and victim assistance awareness among the communities vulnerable to mine, … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Concept Notes: Joint Peace Fund for Myanmar

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for Joint Peace Fund to support a peace process that ends ethnic armed conflict in Myanmar and results in a sustainable and inclusive peace from which all people  benefit. The Joint Peace Fund has been set up by a group of international donors to provide financial, technical and advisory support to a nationally owned and inclusive peace process in Myanmar. JPF is an innovative fund, staffed by national and international specialists who between them … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Bremen Peace Award 2017!

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Nominations are open for 2017 International Bremen Peace Award with an aim to honour people and organizations that set an example through their work contributing to reconciliation, human rights, overcoming of racism, social justice, sustainable handling of nature and environment as well as to intercultural and interreligious understanding. The schwelle Foundation will confer the International Bremen Peace Award for exemplary commitments to Justice, Peace and the … [Read more...]

HumanityX Cross-Over Fund: Seeking Innovators for Peace and Justice around the World

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The Hub, a collaboration between The City of The Hague and HumanityX are accepting applications for its Cross-Over Fund to give digital innovators the opportunity to improve a process, product or service within the peace, justice or humanitarian sector. The Hague Humanity Hub is calling for innovators in the peace, justice and humanitarian sectors to apply for a grant, taking their innovative ideas for digital solutions to the next level. By supporting … [Read more...]

UNDP Request for Proposals: Development of the UN Joint Programme on Local Governance (JPLG) III Project Document in Somalia

Deadline: 6 January 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking applications for its "Joint Programme on Local Governance (JPLG)" to promote improvements in local governance quality that can contribute to peace consolidation, state development and equitable service delivery. The overall objective of the assignment is to develop a five-year programme document (prodoc) for the UN JOINT PROGRAMME ON LOCAL GOVERNANCE (JPLG) III. This will entail building a case for the need for … [Read more...]

Department of Justice 2017: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Initiative

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications for its initiative "Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)” to develop and strengthen tribal justice systems’ response to crime, while significantly increasing programs and services available to them. CTAS is administered by the DOJ’s Office of Community Oriented Policing (COPS), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), which manage awards by … [Read more...]

Department of Justice: Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations Program for United States

Deadline: 26 January 2017 The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications from eligible entities for a program entitle "OVW FY 2017 Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations Program". The program was authorized to develop and implement outreach strategies targeted at, and provide victim services to, adult and youth victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking in … [Read more...]

IIE Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East

Deadline: 1 February 2017 Institute of Institutional Education (IIE) is accepting nominations for its Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East, awarded annually, to recognize outstanding work being conducted jointly by two individuals, one Israeli Jew and one Arab Muslim, whether or not a citizen of Israel, working together to advance the cause of peace in the Middle East. Prize Goals To advance the cause of peace in the Middle East To bring people together across … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations’ Rapid Response Grants for Communities Against Hate in the US

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The Open Society Foundations seeks applications for its Rapid Response Grants initiative for communities against hate with an aim to support, protect, and empower those who are targets of hateful acts and rhetoric. The initiative is designed to bolster communities’ ability to resist the spread of hate and strengthen protections for their most vulnerable neighbors. This is a rapid response fund that will support local communities and organizations in the U.S. in their … [Read more...]

Peace Revolution‘s Pacific Self-Discovery Camp: Promoting Individuals in the Evolvement towards Awareness

Deadline: 21 January 2017 The Peace Revolution is seeking applications for its Pacific Self-Discovery Camp with an aim to promote individuals in the evolvement towards awareness and responsible handling of their personal, situational power. Pacific Self-Discovery Camp will bring together a group of young people from the Pacific countries who are interested in learning and exploring self-development as a primary means to discovering their own true self, and making this world a better place to … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State: Supporting Colombian University Tour on Peacebuilding Education

Deadline: 4 January 2017 The United States Department of State through its Embassy in Bogotá, Colombia has announced a funding opportunity (NOFO) to support the Colombian University Tour on Peacebuilding Education. Funding Information The estimated total program funding is $100,000 in FY2017 Diplomatic and Consular Programs Public Diplomacy Funds for a project period not to exceed 2 months. The anticipated start date for this activity is January 18, 2017 and one award is anticipated … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for EOIs: Inviting Zimbabwean Individual Experts in the field of Peace Building and Social Cohesion

Deadline: 16 December 2016 The Government of Zimbabwe with support from UNDP is seeking applications for its 5 year programme "Developing a baseline and database of Zimbabwean Individual Experts in the field of Peace Building and Social Cohesion Harare Zimbabwe" aimed at deepening foundations for Peace, Dialogue and Social Cohesion in Zimbabwe. A key component of this programme is to enhance the capacities of key institutions mandated to facilitate and promote peaceful co-existence, enable … [Read more...]

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