Embassy of Belgium in Cameroon: Belgian Grants in the Field of Peace Building

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Embassy of Belgium in Cameroon is seeking applications for its Belgian Grants in the Field of Peace Building. Objectives and Scopes Taking into account the definition of the concept of peace building, the following objectives and scopes can be formulated within which the projects have to be situated, relating to ongoing conflicts and pre- or post-conflict situations. Mediation in impending and ongoing conflicts – processes of peace dialogue and (inter)national … [Read more...]

Women of Peace Award: Supporting Ordinary/extraordinary Women around the World

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Women's Peacepower Foundation, Inc. is seeking nominations for its Women of Peace Award to reward ordinary/extraordinary women around the world who work without funding or recognition for the universal goal of peace, fairness and true justice within the lives of women and their families. The Women of Peace Award recognizes women in the US and other countries that: demonstrate how violence against women and children is at the root of other forms of violence that … [Read more...]

UNESCO GEM Report Youth Photo Contest 2017: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Applications are currently open for UNESCO's 2017 GEM Report Youth Photo contest: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship. The fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4) focuses on education and aims to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. One of the targets - Target 4.7 - in the new global education goal truly captures the transformative aspirations of the new Sustainable … [Read more...]

OpenIDEO BridgeBuilder Challenge: Addressing Global Challenges through Innovations

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The OpenIDEO BridgeBuilder Innovation Challenge, in collaboration with GHR Foundation,  is currently seeking applications from organizations working to address urgent global challenges at the intersections of peace, prosperity, and planet in radically new ways. These global challenges are complex and interwoven -- problems that cannot be solved in isolation. They are also evolving at a rate that requires immediate action to provide relief, restoration and … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland Call for Project Proposals: Funds for Local Cooperation

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Embassy of Finland is seeking project proposals for its Funds for Local Cooperation (FLC) to promote peace, stability, democracy, Rule of Law and human rights broadly in the Middle East. The goal of the FLC Programme therefore is to support the building of trust between Israelis and Palestinians for the benefit of these long-term goals. Funds for Local Cooperation (FLCs) of the Embassy of Finland are an instrument of Finnish development cooperation. They are … [Read more...]

Niwano Peace Foundation’s Grant Program 2017: Building a World of Peace and Coexistence

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Niwano Peace Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant Program 2017 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 promotes interreligious understanding and cooperation. It also strives to strengthen cooperation among people actively making continuing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IPRA’s Peace Research Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The International Peace Research Association Foundation (IPRAF) 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 are up to $5,000. Eligibility Criteria The … [Read more...]

USIP Request for Proposals: Libyan Civil Society Capacity Building for Reconciliation

Deadline: 1 April 2017 United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is currently seeking proposals for its grant competition 2017 on Libyan Civil Society Capacity Building for Reconciliation with an aim to strengthen the ability of Libyan CSOs to engage a wider range of community structures, and deepen the impact of current interventions centered on conflict resolution and reconciliation, consensus, and trust-building opportunities. Under this competition, USIP is soliciting proposals for projects … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust Grants for UK

Deadline: 10 April 2017 The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust is currently seeking applications for its Grants programmes. Types of Grants The JRCT supports the following types for grants programmes: Peace and Security Power and Accountability Rights and Justice Sustainable Future Northern Ireland Cross-cutting Funding Priorities Challenging militarism Activities highlights and holds the UK government to account for the human, economic, environmental and … [Read more...]

Peace Direct Call for Applications: Identifying Peacebuilding Approaches to Countering Violent Extremism

Deadline: 27 March 2017 Peace Direct has launched a collaborative research project for experts and practitioners in Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). The project will bring together people with knowledge and experiences from a diverse range of contexts to share best practices and develop new approaches. The consultations will take place online, using Convetit, an innovative platform for bringing together experts. The consultation will last 5 days online. After the online consultation is … [Read more...]

UN Women: Civil Society Monitoring of Georgia’s Implementation of Women, Peace and Security

Deadline: 23 March 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Civil Society Monitoring of Georgia’s implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. Goals The goals of the NAP 1325 include: Women’s meaningful participation in preventing conflict and contributing to peace and security Empowerment of women, girls and communities affected by conflicts economically and socially … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Brazil: Seeking Proposals for British Embassy Programme Fund

Deadline: 29 March 2017 The British Embassy in Brazil is seeking project proposals for its British Embassy Programme Fund. Proposals can deliver one or more activities such as research, analysis, seminars, events, missions or workshops, as well as a small scale projects (up to £50,000). Both should lead to specific and measurable action. Focus Areas Project proposals must contribute to the following areas: People to People: Increasing cooperation through exchange of experts, policy … [Read more...]

Peace Direct: Inviting Civil Society Organizations for Zimbabwe Peace Exchange!

Deadline: 21 March 2017 Peace Direct is seeking applications from organisations interested in attending the Zimbabwe Peace Exchange that aims to bring together a diverse group of civil society organisations from across Zimbabwe to share knowledge, experience and lessons, and explore opportunities for collaboration. The Peace Exchange will be hosted by Peace Direct in collaboration with Envision Zimbabwe Women’s Trust. It will take place from 11 – 13 April 2017 in Harare (venue to be … [Read more...]

The British Embassy in Baghdad: Seeking Concept Notes for FCO Programme Funding in Iraq

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The British Embassy in Baghdad is accepting concept notes for the financial year 2017-18 under Rules-Based International System Fund and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Programme Funding. Priorities & Grant Size Develop understanding of the attitudes specific sectors of the community have towards victims of sexual and gender based violence in conflict in particular those groups who have contact with survivors e.g. Police, lawyers/judges, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for AARP Purpose Prize: Honoring Individuals across the U.S.

Deadline: 19 May 2017 AARP Purpose Prize is currently open for nominations to honor extraordinary individuals who use their life experience to make a better future for all. Every year the AARP Purpose Prize™ award honors 5 exceptional individuals who have tapped their wealth of experience to foster enduring and innovative positive social impacts. Included within the AARP Purpose Prize is the Andrus Prize for Intergenerational Excellence. This award celebrates the legacy of AARP’s founder, Dr. … [Read more...]

The Ireland Funds: Seeking Applications for Small Grant Round 2017

Deadline: 24 March 2017 The Ireland Funds is accepting applications for its Small Grant Round 2017 in order to contribute needed funds to a wide range of organisations working across the island of Ireland. Funding Priorities Community Development: invest in local communities by supporting initiatives that contribute to: Positive mental and physical health Supporting vulnerable members of society Community integration Sport and leisure opportunities Protection of the … [Read more...]

UNESCO-GEM Youth Photo Contest 2017: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

Deadline: 10 April 2017 The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM) is seeking applications for its “Youth Photo Contest 2017”. The fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4) focuses on education and aims to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. One of the targets - Target 4.7 - in the new global education goal truly captures the transformative … [Read more...]

TechCamp Thailand 2017: Promoting Peace and Dialogue with Technology

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section in Bangkok is soliciting proposals from eligible organizations for its “Promoting Peace and Dialogue with Technology” Technology Camp (TechCamp) with an aim to bring together youth leaders, civil society activists, religious leaders and journalists in order to increase their organizational capacities and develop technological solutions for promoting peace and constructive dialogue to counter violent extremism and online … [Read more...]

Mind & Life Institute: Submit LOIs for the PEACE Grants

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The Mind & Life Institute, a non-profit organization, is currently seeking Letters of Intent for its Research Awards for the Promotion and Assessment of Prosociality, Empathy, Altruism, Compassion, and Ethics (PEACE Awards). The Institute is committed to building a scientific understanding of the mind and human behavior as a way to reduce suffering and promote flourishing. As part of its mission, Mind & Life Institute is offering this new grants program to fund … [Read more...]

United States Institute of Peace: Seeking Applications for Reassessing Peacebuilding in Uncertain Times

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is currently inviting innovative proposals from U.S.-based academic institutions, research and practitioner organizations, and others for collaborative projects that reflect on, help clarify, and flesh out one or more key issues and propose new approaches and responses to peacebuilding challenges for its program entitled "Reassessing Peacebuilding in Uncertain Times". USIP encourages proposals that draw on creative, … [Read more...]

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