UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence 2018!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 UNESCO is currently inviting governmental and non-governmental entities, civil society actors and individuals active in strengthening foundations for peace and tolerance to propose candidates for the 2018 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence. The purpose of the Prize is to reward individuals, institutions and other entities or non-governmental organizations that have made exceptional contributions and demonstrated leadership in … [Read more...]

UNDP/South Sudan Call for Proposals: Inviting CSOs/NGOs for Peace and Community Cohesion (PaCC) Project

Deadline: 29 January 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in South Sudan is currently seeking proposals for its Peace and Community Cohesion (PaCC) project that aims to support communities to reduce violence, improve community security and strengthen social cohesion. Main project initiatives include strengthening local-level peace structures, rebuilding broken relations, fostering reconciliation and providing a conducive environment for national and local-level dialogue and … [Read more...]

Apply for Pitching for Peace! A Competition for Journalists

Deadline: 1 March 2018 War Stories, Peace Stories (WSPS), in partnership with the Pulitzer Center, is currently inviting journalists working from any platform to pitch a project focused on an underreported nonviolent response or peace effort in an international conflict area. WSPS seeks pitches that illuminate peace efforts, nonviolent resistance, and reconciliation in areas of international conflict or extremism. Funding Information Three projects will be selected for Pulitzer Center … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Children’s Peace Prize 2018!

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The KidsRights Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its International Children’s Peace Prize 2018, awarded annually to a child who fights courageously for children’s rights. The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform for children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights. KidsRights feels that children should be recognized, awarded and motivated in their fierce efforts to improve their own situation and that of the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Grawemeyer Award!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, is open for applications and seeks ideas on issues of world importance and presented viewpoints that could lead to a more just and peaceful world. Each idea supports one noble cause: to inspire us all to work together for the common good. The Award is presented annually to the winner of a competition designed to stimulate the recognition, dissemination and critical analysis of outstanding proposals for improving … [Read more...]

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust: Apply for Peace and Security Programme in UK!

Deadline: 9 April 2018 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...]

IPRA: Inviting Applications for Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship in Peace and Development Studies for Women

Deadline: 15 January 2018 The International Peace Research Association Foundation (IPRAF) is inviting applications for its Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship in Peace and Development Studies for Women. The IPRA Foundation was founded in 1990 as a non-profit, tax-exempt organization. The Foundation’s purpose is to promote peace research and scholarship throughout the world. Dorothy Senesh was a long-time activist for international peace and justice. Her husband Lawrence established this … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Impact Evaluation of Strengthening Peaceful Villages Programme in Kiribati

Deadline: 22 January 2018 UN Women is currently seeking proposals for its "Impact Evaluation of Strengthening Peaceful Villages Programme in Kiribati". The primary aim of the impact evaluation is to assess the effectiveness of the SPV programme in reducing rates of intimate partner violence in the target population, and to identify key lessons for what works to adapt the SASA! intervention framework to the Pacific context. The secondary aims of the impact evaluation are to assess the effect of … [Read more...]

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...]