Mind & Life Institute: Seeking Letters of Intent for PEACE Grants Program

Deadline: 7 March 2018 The Mind & Life Institute, a non-profit organization, is currently seeking Letters of Intent for its PEACE Grants program in order to support research on novel interdisciplinary approaches for investigating and nurturing wholesome mental qualities related to Prosociality, Empathy, Altruism, Compassion, and Ethics (PEACE). The Institute is committed to building a scientific understanding of the mind and human behavior as a way to reduce suffering and promote … [Read more...]

Peace Development Fund: Seeking Applications for 2018 Community Organizing Grants Program

Deadline: 12 January 2018 The Peace Development Fund is inviting applicants for its 2018 Community Organizing Grants program. The Peace Development Fund makes grants to community based organizations working for social justice. It is committed to supporting organizations and projects that recognize that peace will never be sustained unless it is based on justice and an appreciation of both the diversity and unity of the human family. Grant Information The grant range lies from $2,500-$10,000 … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 1 February 2018 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 Arab and one Israeli, working together to advance the cause of peace in the Middle East. Prize Goals Advance the cause of peace in the Middle East Reward those who are courageous and committed to work to overcome the religious, … [Read more...]

United States Institute of Peace: Inviting Submissions for Peace Dissertation Prize

Deadline: 15 January 2018 The United States Institute of Peace, in conjunction with the International Studies Association (ISA), has announced the third annual Peace Dissertation Prize to be given for the best peace studies dissertation. The award honors an outstanding dissertation on the analysis of violent conflict, conflict resolution, peacemaking, or peacebuilding completed in a United States graduate program. Prize Information The annual prize, a $1000 cash award, will be announced and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Samuel Rubin Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 3 January 2018 The Samuel Rubin Foundation is seeking applications for its grant programs to carry on the vision of its founder, Samuel Rubin, whose life was dedicated to the pursuit of peace and justice and the search for an equitable reallocation of the world’s resources. The Foundation believes that these objectives can be achieved only through the fullest implementation of social, economic, political, civil and cultural rights for all the world’s people. Funding … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Fulbright Prize for International Understanding!

Deadline: 15 December 2017 Nominations are open for 2018 Fulbright Prize for International Understanding which recognizes and rewards outstanding contributions toward bringing peoples, cultures, or nations to greater understanding of others. The Fulbright Prize was first awarded to Nelson Mandela in 1993 and most recently to Richard C. Lugar in 2016. The 2018 Prize will be awarded in early autumn 2018 in a ceremony and reception developed separately from the 41st Annual Fulbright Association … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Slovakia: Inviting Applicants for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section (PAS) has announced that funding is available through the embassy’s Small Grants Program for awards up to $10,000. Small grants are intended for local representatives of civil society, including non-governmental organizations and universities. They support projects to: Increase Slovakia’s engagement in global peace and stability Strengthen the rule of law, government accountability, and anti-corruption efforts … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Kahane Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 12 January 2018 The Karl Kahane Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to help people to create a dignified and peaceful living environment for themselves and their neighbors. The Karl Kahane Foundation was established in 1991 by the late Karl Kahane as an independent, privately funded, non-political and non-religious charitable foundation, and is based in Switzerland. Areas of Interest In 2018, the foundation is accepting applications for projects within the … [Read more...]

Southern Africa Trust: Inviting Proposals from South Africa

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Southern Africa Trust (the Trust) is currently inviting proposals from South African civil society, NGOs, academic institutions/think tanks and private sector organizations able to make a high impact contribution in addressing the challenges of migration, peace and security and climate change in Africa. Scope of Proposals The Trust welcomes applications from South African civil society, NGOs, academic institutions/think tanks and private sector organizations … [Read more...]

4th Aegis Call for Proposals: Inviting Rwandan Researchers to Develop Policy-Relevant Academic Papers

Deadline: 19 November 2017 The Aegis Trust has launched a fourth call for proposals by Rwandan researchers, as part of its Research, Policy and Higher Education (RPHE) programme funded by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). The programme supports Rwandan researchers to develop policy-relevant academic papers and associated policy briefs on a range of topics related to genocide prevention and peace building. Themes Memory, identity and narrative Reconciliation … [Read more...]

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law: Seeking Proposals for Local Partners in Brazil

Deadline: 20 November 2017 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is currently seeking proposals from local partners in Brazil for a sub-grant of up to US$15,000 for activities related to current legal challenges affecting civil society organizations (CSOs) in the country. The sub-grant will support the efforts of local partners to: Assess those legal challenges based on domestic, international, and comparative law; Raise the awareness of Brazilians across sectors … [Read more...]

FBA’s 1325 Grants: Promoting Women’s Participation in Issues Concerning Peace and Security

Deadline: 1 November 2017 Do you represent an organization or a foundation working to promote women’s participation in issues concerning peace and security? If yes then apply for project grants from the FBA! Each year the FBA grants funds to projects that support the implementation of those resolutions, with a specific focus on projects that promote women’s equal participation in issues concerning peace and security. The projects should have a strong local ownership and contribute to support … [Read more...]

Europeans for Peace Program: Promoting International Exchange Projects for Young People

Deadline: 22 January 2018 The Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” (EVZ) is seeking applications for a program entitled “Europeans for Peace” that promote international exchange projects for young people from countries of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, Israel and Germany. The theme of this call is to celebrate diversity! youth exchange for all. Europeans for Peace wants to get young people interested and invested in human rights, moral courage and social commitment. … [Read more...]

CSP – A Professional Development Program for those working to improve their communities

Deadline: 31 October 2017 If you are working to address issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender in select countries, then you are eligible to apply for IREX’s Community Solutions Program (CSP) - a year-long professional development program. For 2018–2019, up to 100 community activists will be selected to participate in the program, which includes: Four-month Fellowship in the United States: Community … [Read more...]

Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation: Contributing to the Development of Nonviolence and Environmental Sustainability

Deadline: 9 February 2018 The Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation (PPCF) is currently accepting applications for its grant program with an aim to contribute to the development of a just society based on a commitment to nonviolence and environmental sustainability. The priority is to address systemic threats by seeking to change policy and attitudes at a national or European level. Priority Areas Peace and Sustainable Security: Support the development of ways of resolving violent … [Read more...]

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust: Inviting Applicants for Peace and Security Programme

Deadline: 18 December 2017 The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust is seeking applications for its Peace and Security Programme to support a transition towards: the use of ‘soft’, rather than ‘hard’ power as a first line of response to conflict within our society and around the world the de-legitimisation of violence as a tool for responding to conflict, securing interests or projecting power a culture of human rights and non-violent problem-solving, promoted at all levels of … [Read more...]

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...]