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...]

U.S. Embassy in South Africa: Young African Leaders Forum and Ignite Talks

Deadline: 10 September 2017 U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassy South Africa, Public Affairs Section (PAS) has announced a project entitled "Young African Leaders Forum and Ignite Talks". The grantee will work cooperatively with the Public Affairs Section (PAS) at the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria to design and implement a two-day Young African Leaders Forum and Ignite Talks event that will elevate the voices of Southern Africa Mandela Washington Fellows (MWF) and other leadership program alumni … [Read more...]

Apply for IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women's Contribution to Development in 2006 to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world. The Theme for the 1439H/2018 Prize is "Women's Contribution to Promoting Peace and Stability". Objectives Recognize: the important role of women in IDB member countries and Muslim communities globally contributions made by individuals or organizations … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]