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...]

The International Visegrad Fund: Inviting NGOs/CSOs for ‘Small Grants’ Program Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is seeking applications for its funding program “Small Grants” for people and organizations from the Visegrad countries (V4), Western Balkans countries (WB), countries of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) and worldwide who believe their projects can make a significant contribution to regional cooperation and the advancement of innovativeness and sustainability in Central and Eastern Europe. Each year the Visegrad Fund also supports projects … [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...]

International Visegrad Fund: Seeking Applications for Standard Grants Program Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is inviting non-governmental, civil society organizations (NGOs and CSOs), municipalities, schools and other public institutions for its funding program “Standard Grants”. Each year the Visegrad Fund also supports projects addressing annual strategic goals of the Visegrad Group. In 2017 they include regional competitiveness and connectivity, security and stability and promotion of the V4. Grant amounts vary depending on the size and … [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...]

Apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017: Recognizing Grassroots Peace Activists Worldwide!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you a peacebuilder? Would international recognition and a $10,000 prize help your organisation make a bigger impact? If yes, then apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017. Peace Direct is currently accepting applications for the 5th edition of its Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017 to reward innovative peacebuilding organisations with the potential to build sustainable peace in their communities. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global … [Read more...]

A List of Open Opportunities for Promotion of Peace and Democracy

Niwano Peace Foundation’s Grant Program: Building a World of Peace and Coexistence Deadline: 13 August 2017 The Niwano Peace Foundation (NPF) is currently seeking applications for its 2017 Grant Program to build a world of peace and coexistence. The Foundation makes grants in order to provide active encouragement for activities undertaken in a religious spirit and  conducted in such a way as to invite broad social participation. The Niwano Peace Foundation was chartered in 1978 to contribute … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Seeking Application for Uncovering Security Programme

Deadline: 4 September 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Uncovering Security Programme that will support journalists to collaborate with researchers to uncover emerging threats in specific communities, countries or regions worldwide, and produce stories that reach a wide audience. Uncovering Security was launched in 2016 to give journalists and researchers who are interested in similar security-related topics the opportunity to work together – to … [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...]

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