The Graham F. Smith Peace Foundation: Seeking Applications for 2017 Annual Peace Grant

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The Graham F. Smith Peace Foundation is seeking applications for the 2017 Annual Peace Grant. Applications are invited from individuals and community organizations within Australia for arts projects that address the aims of the Peace Foundation – promoting peace, social justice, and care for the environment. The Graham F. Smith Peace Foundation is a grassroots non-profit organization established in 1989 to promote peace through literature, music, performing arts, … [Read more...]

SciCom Call for Applications for 8th World Science Forum!

Deadline: 22 September 2017 SciCom is inviting applications for its 8th World Science Forum with an aim to offer a platform whereby print and audio-visual journalists, editors, bloggers and social media can rub shoulders with speakers and delegates to discuss and report on the latest scientific, policy and civil society developments worldwide. After the highly successful 2015 World Science Forum held in Budapest, Hungary, the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan will host the 2017 biennial event … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Edith M Ellis Charitable Trust’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Edith M Ellis Charitable Trust is currently accepting applications for its funding program with an aim to make small grants to a broad range of Quaker and other UK-registered charities or Non-Governmental organisations, public bodies and social enterprises, in normal circumstances limited to those with an annual turnover of less than approximately £350,000. Priority Areas Grant giving categories include: Quaker work and witness Peace-building and … [Read more...]

Apply for Seventh Generation Fund: Promoting Indigenous Peoples’ Self-Determination and the Sovereignty of Native Nations  

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc. is seeking applications for its grant programme with an aim to support projects engaged in community empowerment and organizing endeavors, issue advocacy, cultural revitalization, strengthening Indigenous knowledge and practices, and Native leadership development. The Seventh Generation Fund directs grant support to culturally-grounded Indigenous community organizing efforts initiated and led by the communities … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in South Africa: Young African Leaders Forum and Ignite Talks

Deadline: 10 September 2017 U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassy South Africa, Public Affairs Section (PAS) has announced a project entitled "Young African Leaders Forum and Ignite Talks". The grantee will work cooperatively with the Public Affairs Section (PAS) at the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria to design and implement a two-day Young African Leaders Forum and Ignite Talks event that will elevate the voices of Southern Africa Mandela Washington Fellows (MWF) and other leadership program alumni … [Read more...]

Apply for IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women's Contribution to Development in 2006 to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world. The Theme for the 1439H/2018 Prize is "Women's Contribution to Promoting Peace and Stability". Objectives Recognize: the important role of women in IDB member countries and Muslim communities globally contributions made by individuals or organizations … [Read more...]

IPA Peace & Recovery Program: Seeking Proposals to Support Field Experiments and Research

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Peace & Recovery (P&R) Program at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is launching its first request for proposals to support field experiments and related research in several broad areas: Reducing violence and promoting peace Reducing “fragility” (i.e. fostering state capability and institutions of decision making) Preventing, coping with, and recovering from crises (focusing on conflict, but also including non-conflict humanitarian … [Read more...]

Georg Arnhold Program 2018/2019: Promoting Education for Sustainable Peace

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research is seeking applications for its Georg Arnhold program on Education for Sustainable Peace 2018/2019 with an aim to promote education for sustainable peace with a particular focus on educational media and curricula at secondary school level in post-conflict or transitional societies. The objectives of this program are to support international scholarly communication and translate research findings into … [Read more...]

Robert Bosch Stiftung and Black Sea Trust: Inviting Applicants for Confidence Building Project Proposals

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation of the German Marshall Fund (BST) are seeking proposals for its 2017-18 Confidence Building project to support confidence building activities of non-state actors in the South Caucasus, Ukraine and Moldova, and its neighboring countries. The projects should be initiated by civil society organizations which can effectively engage target audiences within the population of the region in their … [Read more...]

EWI Project Proposals: Supporting Women & Girls Working in CSOs as well as Women Theologians

Deadline: 20 September 2017 The Ecumenical Women’s Initiative (EWI) has announced its public call to support women and girls working in civil society organisations, as well as women theologians. Project Themes Proposed projects must comply with one of the following areas: Peace and reconciliation Ecumenical and inter-religious cooperation Women's human rights Funding Information Civil Society Organisations: Grant Amount Grant type 1: up to HRK 30,000 / EUR … [Read more...]

Apply for LEAP Africa International Youth Day 2017 Challenge!

Deadline: 12 August 2017 Submissions are open for “LEAP Africa International Youth Day 2017 Challenge”. LEAP Africa is proud to be part of a global recognition and promotion of the United Nations’ (UN) International Youth Day which is celebrated each year to recognize the efforts of the world’s youth in enhancing the global society. The theme of this year’s International Youth Day – which takes place on August 12, 2017 – is “Youth Building Peace” and it is dedicated to celebrating young … [Read more...]

CODERSIA’s Humanities Call: Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI)

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is currently seeking applications for its “Humanities Call: Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI)” to  promote research by African and Diaspora scholars in the Social Sciences and Humanities that can contribute to a better understanding of Africa and its place in the world.  Thematic Priorities All applications must engage with CODESRIA’s 2017-2021 thematic priorities and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Council of Europe’s North-South Prize 2017!

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Council of Europe is inviting nominees for the “North-South Prize 2017” in the following areas: Defense and promotion of human rights and pluralist democracy, Development of intercultural dialogue and reinforcement of the North-South partnership and solidarity. The North-South Prize distinguishes each year two personalities, one from the north, the other from the south, who have excelled in their commitment to human rights, democracy and rule of law, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Public Peace Prize!

Deadline: 1 January 2018 Nominations are open for 2018 Public Peace Prize with an aim to foster greater recognition for peacemakers and peace initiatives around the world by the general public: on local, national and international levels. The Public Peace Prize is the only peace award in the world for which the candidates are proposed, nominated and supported simply by citizens of the world. This mark of recognition allows everyone to offer their appreciation for initiatives and for people, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace Revolution’s African Youth Amani Fellowship III!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Are you a young African peace activist looking for the key to self-development to help you in your life and work? Do you feel uncomfortable with the threats to peace and security in Africa? Would you like to learn how to develop your own Inner Peace in order to advocate effectively for Peace? If yes, then apply for the African Youth Amani Fellowship III. Peace Revolution is seeking applications for its African Youth Amani Fellowship III in order to cultivate … [Read more...]

BST Call for Proposals: Supporting Civic Initiatives in Central and Eastern Europe

Deadline: 1 October 2017 Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation (BST) has launched a call for proposals to support civic initiatives in Central and Eastern Europe meant to bolster civil society, democratic processes and citizen involvement in decision making, as well as to address some of the obstacles in further democratic development of the region. Projects should be initiated by civil society organizations legally registered in one of the following countries: Czech Republic, Slovakia, … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: SHAPE-SEA Research Grants Programme (RGP) 2018

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Strengthening Human Rights and Peace Research/Education in ASEAN/ Southeast Asia (SHAPE-SEA) is seeking concept notes for its Research Grants Programme (RGP) 2018 with an aim to develop the capacity of universities in ASEAN and the Southeast Asian region to contribute to the improvement of human rights and peace situation in Southeast Asia through applied research and education. Research Themes ASEAN and Human Rights Business Accountability Peace and … [Read more...]

CODESRIA: Applications Open for Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI)

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is currently seeking applications for its Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI) to support research that contributes to agendas for imagining, planning and creating African futures. MRI replaces five tools that CODESRIA had deployed in previous years to support research. These were National Working Groups (NWG), Multinational Working Groups (MWG), Comparative Research Networks (CRN), … [Read more...]

IPRA Peace Research Grants Program: Enhancing the Processes of Peace

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The International Peace Research Association Foundation (IPRAF) is seeking applications for its Peace Research Grants Program in order to enhance the processes of peace. The IPRA Foundation began as a depository of funds brought in by people with specific projects. The main task was to invest those funds safely in socially acceptable enterprises and pay them out as needed. Grants Information The larger grants available are up to $5,000. Eligibility Criteria … [Read more...]

UNAOC Call for Applications: Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is seeking applications for its Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Programme  to support the growth of networks of young peacebuilders who are equipped with the tools to address stereotypes, prejudice and polarization in order to build more inclusive and peaceful societies in their communities and globally. Objectives During the programme, participants will: Learn about other cultures, … [Read more...]

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