Call for Applications Future Forum: Strengthening Young People’s Role in Peace Processes

Deadline: 25 October 2016 The Swedish Institute Alexandria and Fryshuset are seeking young people from different cultural and professional backgrounds in the MENA region and Sweden in the age of 18 – 29 with interest in the area of social innovation, multiculturalism and peace building. The aim of the workshop is to discuss and deconstruct conflict in society through a future-focused dialogue-based method. The participants identified and co-created new approaches on how religious and cultural … [Read more...]

Sasakawa Peace Foundation Funds: Promoting International Exchange, Cooperation & Understanding

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) is currently accepting applications from NGOs/ other not for profit organizations to undertake the different types of projects while promoting international exchange, cooperation & understanding. SPF contributes to the welfare of humankind and the sound development of the international community, and thus to world peace, by conducting activities fostering international understanding, exchange, and cooperation, as well as efforts … [Read more...]

HIF Call for Innovators: Improving Monitoring and Evaluation of Gender Based Violence

Deadline: 30 October 2016 The Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) is seeking innovators for improving the "Monitoring and Evaluation of Gender Based Violence" intervention in humanitarian settings with an aim to investigate approaches and efforts to best address the significant remaining challenges in this area and stimulate tangible innovations. The initiative is funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). The Humanitarian Innovation Fund supports organisations … [Read more...]

IPRA Peace Research Grants Program: Enhancing the Processes of Peace

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The International Peace Research Association Foundation (IPRA) is seeking applicants 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 of up to $5,000. Eligibility Criteria The … [Read more...]

UNDP Request for Proposals: Conflict Prevention & Peacebuilding in Lebanon

Deadline: 17 October 2016 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals for a project entitled "Conflict Prevention & Peacebuilding in Lebanon" that lays out global recognition and imperative to address violent extremism as, and when, it may relate or lead to terrorism. UNDP and the UN has been working for the past two years to develop a deeper and more nuanced understanding of violent extremism. Challenges PVE is a relatively new area of intervention. … [Read more...]

Allan & Nesta Ferguson Trust Grants: Promoting World Peace and Development

Deadline: Ongoing The Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust is seeking applications for funding projects to support the Trust’s interests of education, international friendship and understanding and the promotion of world peace and development. The Trust aims to support projects both in the UK and abroad, and supports charitable organisations situated in the UK and overseas. Funding Information Grants will be provided within the following 3 categories: Organisation: The Trustees … [Read more...]

Entries Open for The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2017

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Royal Commonwealth Society is seeking applications for its The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2017 under the theme “A Commonwealth for Peace”. Building upon the 2016 theme of An Inclusive Commonwealth, this year’s topics ask for a more active understanding of the role of the Commonwealth as a network of and for democracy, Human Rights and peace. The society is asking young writers to explore peace at every level, from the personal to the political to the … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Providing Support to Capacity Building on Rights of the Child and Child Protection for Professionals in Asylum and Migration

Deadline: 13 December 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently seeking applications for its programme titled "Support capacity building on rights of the child and child protection for professionals in asylum and migration", with an aim to ensure better protection and respect for the rights of all children in migration on EU territory through capacity-building for family-based care for unaccompanied children. The overall objective is to fund targeted, practical projects ensuring maximum … [Read more...]

AFP Call for Proposals: Effective Inter-religious Action in Peacebuilding (EIAP)

Deadline: 5 October 2016 The Alliance for Peacebuilding (AFP), in partnership with CDA Collaborative Learning Projects (CDA) and Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is seeking proposals for its Effective Inter-religious Action in Peacebuilding (EIAP) Program with an aim to improve the evaluation practices of inter-religious action for peacebuilding by addressing three specific gaps in inter-religious peacebuilding efforts- measurement, cooperation, and policy. Goals To generate guidance … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Georg Arnhold Program on Education for Sustainable Peace

Deadline: 1 October 2016 The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research is seeking applicants for its Georg Arnhold program on Education for Sustainable Peace 2017/2018 with an aim to promote research into education for sustainable peace. Its focus lies particularly on educational media and curricula at the secondary school level in post-conflict or transitional societies, although Western democracies are obviously also called upon to develop new concepts to maintain and to … [Read more...]

COBERM III Grant Programme: Supporting Initiatives of Local Civil Society Organizations

Deadline: 23 September 2016 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Georgia is seeking applicants for its COBERM (Confidence Building Early Response Mechanism) III Grant Programme with an aim to support initiatives of local Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in a wide range of areas and activities, including support to improve the lives of people and living conditions of local communities affected by conflict. Aims Support innovative people-to-people confidence-building … [Read more...]

Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2016: Inviting Grassroots Peace Activists in Conflict-Affected Countries Worldwide

Deadline: 10 October 2016 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 2016. Applications are open for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2016 that offer international recognition for grassroots peace activists in conflict-affected countries worldwide. The awards inspire individuals who are building a better tomorrow for their communities, in the world’s most fragile … [Read more...]

BRICS Researching and Teaching Mobility Grants: Promoting Cooperation for Economic Growth & Development

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The National Institute for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NIHSS) and the South African BRICS Think Tank (SABTT) are seeking applicants from suitably qualified researchers and postgraduate students in South African universities and research institutes for its BRICS Researching and Teaching Mobility Grants. The objectives of the BRICS research and teaching initiative are to provide a platform for researchers and academics to exchange ideas and to generate … [Read more...]

El-Hibri Foundation: Peace Awards Program

Deadline: 2 October 2016 The El-Hibri Foundation is seeking applications for its Peace Awards Program to offer three scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students significantly focused on advancing American Muslim inclusion. The Foundation believes that by supporting emerging leaders engaged in this work, work toward fostering peace, understanding, and collaboration in communities across America. Awards Information This scholarship awards $5,000 to three undergraduate or graduate … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Proposals: Request for Engaging NGO as Responsible Party for Empowering Local Authorities in Lebanon

Deadline: 8 September 2016 UNDP Lebanon has launched a call for proposals to Request for Engaging NGO as Responsible Party for Empowering Local Authorities and Local Actors in Bekaa to support local authorities and other key local actors defined as “Groups”, in the Central and Northern Bekaa, to better manage the crisis, and better respond to the additional challenges resulting from the impact of the Syrian crisis on them by implementing the mechanisms for social stability (MSS). Under the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2016 World Peace Initiative Foundation Awards!

Deadline: 31 August 2016 Are you an organization or individual, who believes that world peace is possible? Have you organized any event to promote the idea of Peace In Peace Out? Do you believe peace coaching is the most rewarding opportunity to share your light with others? If yes, than nominate for World Peace Initiative Foundation Awards 2016. World Peace Initiative Foundation Awards are an opportunity to acknowledge, celebrate and recognise outstanding peacebuilders across the world for … [Read more...]

TACSO Albania: Inviting CSOs to participate in the Training on Civil Society Countering Violent Extremism

Deadline: 29 August 2016 TACSO Albania Office invites applications from the civil society organizations applying for EU funded projects, for its 2 training sessions on “Civil Society Organization Countering Violent Extremism”. The purpose of these activities is to familiarize potential applicants with the requirements of the Guidelines for Applicants, as well as to provide them with the state-of the art training on how to successfully apply for this call in partnership with other … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Hostile Environment Training in FCAS

Deadline: 7 October 2016 The Stabilisation Unit (SU) of UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking partners to develop and manage a new training programme namely- Hostile Environment Training, for deployees travelling and working in Fragile and Conflict Affected States (FCAS). The SU is the Government's centre of expertise and best practice in stabilisation. Set up to respond to the complex challenges of fragile and conflict affected states, it is a uniquely … [Read more...]

UNAOC Call for Applications: Young Peacebuilders in West Africa

Deadline: 31 August 2016 United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is seeking applicants its Young Peacebuilders in West Africa Programme with an aim 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. Participants will interact online through a series of facilitated modules and in-person during a one-week … [Read more...]

Europeans for Peace: Funding Programme for International Youth Project

Deadline: 1 December 2016 The Remembrance, Responsibility and Future Foundation (Foundation EVZ) is inviting applications for its Europeans for Peace programme to promote international encounters of young people from Germany and the countries of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe as well as Israel. Europeans for Peace encourages young people to be active for human rights and international understanding with historical awareness. The theme for 2017/18 programme is- DISCRIMINATION. WATCH … [Read more...]

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