PeaCE Peacebuilding Funds: Facilitating the Engagement of Civil Society Actors and Grassroots in Bridging the Armenian-Azerbaijani Conflict Divide

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Eurasia Partnership Foundation in Armenia (EPF-Armenia), Eurasia Partnership Foundation in Azerbaijan (EPF-Azerbaijan) through Caucasus Research Resource Centre in Georgia (CRRC-Georgia), and International Alert (Alert) has announced a Call for Concept Notes for “Peacebuilding through Capacity Enhancement and Civic Engagement (PeaCE) Peacebuilding Funds Opportunity. The Partners expect that the PeaCE program will facilitate the engagement of interested civil society … [Read more...]

Joint Peace Fund: Supporting a Peace Process that ends Ethnic Armed Conflict in Myanmar

Deadline: 1 November 2021 The Joint Peace Fund (JPF) is seeking Concept Notes for its funding window to support a peace process that ends ethnic armed conflict in Myanmar and results in a sustainable and inclusive peace from which all people benefit. JPF is an innovative fund, staffed by national and international specialists who between them have many years of experience in supporting peace processes around the world and in Myanmar itself. It offers a range of assistance, financial, technical … [Read more...]

Royal Norwegian Embassy in Yangon Call for Proposals: Enhancing Women, Peace and Security in Myanmar

Deadline: 21 April 2017 The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Yangon is seeking proposals to fund one media project in Myanmar to encourage and strengthen women’s situation and participation in the peace process in Myanmar. A priority area for Norway in Myanmar is the Women, Peace and Security agenda. Continued efforts are necessary to ensure that the needs and priorities of women are included in peace processes and negotiations. Objective Comprehensive journalistic work, broad coverage and deep … [Read more...]

COBERM III Call for Projects: Helping Create an Environment Conducive to Fostering Peace, Stability and Human Security in Georgia

Deadline: 5 May 2017 COBERM, a joint EU-UNDP is currently inviting innovative project ideas from representatives of civil society, including registered local and international non-governmental organizations, foundations and academia that are in line with the following aims: Support innovative people-to-people confidence-building opportunities; Help create an environment conducive to fostering peace, stability and human security. COBERM is an apolitical, impartial and flexible Joint … [Read more...]

N-Peace Awards Call for Nominations: Recognizing Individuals who Work on Women, Peace and Security

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The N-Peace Network is pleased to announce the Call for Nominations for the 2017 N-Peace Awards in order to recognize individuals who work on women, peace and security by profiling, documenting and highlighting their work and achievements. The Awards are intended to further the cause of peace, gender equality, equal participation, and empowerment of women. Award Criteria The award falls under three main criteria: Sharing untold stories– Women transforming their … [Read more...]

African Leadership Centre: Peace, Security and Development Fellowships for African Scholars

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The African Leadership Centre has announced a call for applications for the Peace, Security and Development Fellowships for African Scholars with an aim to build a new community of leaders generating cutting edge knowledge on peace, security and development. This Fellowship covers an 18-month period, comprising a rigorous training and research programme on peace, security and development, which includes a 12-Month MSc programme at King’s College London and a six-month … [Read more...]

The African Leadership Centre: Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The African Leadership Centre (ALC) is seeking applications for its “Peace and Security Fellowship” for African Women to build a new community of leaders generating cutting edge knowledge on peace, security and development. The Fellowships bring together African women in the early stages of their careers to undertake a carefully designed training programme in conflict, security and development. This training is followed by an attachment to an African Regional … [Read more...]

Peace Revolution Call for Applications: Pacific Youth Peace Training

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Do you want to give a try to meditation and start a true change from within? If yes, then apply for the Pacific Youth Peace Training. The Peace Revolution is currently seeking applications for its Pacific Youth Peace Training; a free online self-development program that is a 42-day challenge, teaching the skills and techniques involved in the development of inner peace. Program Structure The training offers 14 days of intensive training program providing participants … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018-19 Rotary Peace Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Rotary Peace Fellowship is currently open for applications and invites professionals from around the world to receive fellowships to study at one of the Rotary Peace Centers. Through academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities, the Rotary Peace Centers program develops leaders who become catalysts for peace and conflict prevention and resolution. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all … [Read more...]

YouthPower Learning Grants: Advancing the Evidence Base for Youth Civic Engagement in Effective Peacebuilding for Mitigating Violent Extremism

Deadline: 13 April 2017 Making Cents International under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is currently seeking applications for YouthPower Learning Grants for Advancing the Evidence Base for Youth Civic Engagement in Effective Peacebuilding for Mitigating Violent Extremism. The objective of the YouthPower Learning’s grant program is to engage US and developing country youth-serving and youth-led non-profit and for-profit organizations in efforts to further assess, … [Read more...]

Mind & Life Institute: Seeking Letters of Intent for 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...]

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...]

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...]

Nominations Open for Women of Peace Award!

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...]

Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs: Seeking Applications for Leaders for Democracy Fellowships

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) is accepting applications from eligible organizations for its “Leaders for Democracy Fellowships” in order to advance participatory governance and civic engagement in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) by providing emerging civic leaders with academic and skill-based training, as well as linkages with program alumni across the region. Objectives Enhance the participants’ ability to … [Read more...]

The Maypole Fund: Supporting Imaginative, Non-violent and Politically Expressive Projects from Women

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Maypole Fund is currently open for applications to support imaginative, non-violent and politically expressive projects from women and welcomes applications from women only for projects and activities for any of the following: Anti-militarism; Action against the arms trade; Action against nuclear weapons and weapons systems; Creating a culture of peace and the prevention of conflict and war; Action to support disarmament policies, processes and … [Read more...]

OSIWA Call for Proposals: Inviting Local Organizations based in West Africa

Deadline: 30 May 2017 The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is accepting proposals from local organizations based in West Africa to support the creation of open societies in West Africa marked by functioning democracy, good governance, and the rule of law, basic freedoms, and widespread civic participation. Its headquarters is in Dakar and it has offices in Abuja, Monrovia, Freetown and Conakry. OSIWA only supports innovative interventions with effective strategies that respond … [Read more...]

A List of Open Grant Opportunities for Promotion of Peace and Democracy

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 … [Read more...]

N-Peace Awards Call for Nominations: Recognizing Individuals who work on Women, Peace and Security

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The N-Peace Network is pleased to announce the Call for Nominations for the 2017 N-Peace Awards in order to recognize individuals who work on women, peace and security by profiling, documenting and highlighting their work and achievements. The Awards are intended to further the cause of peace, gender equality, equal participation, and empowerment of women. Award Criteria The award falls under three main criteria: Sharing untold stories- Women transforming their … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace, Security and Development Fellowships for African Scholars!

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The African Leadership Centre has announced a call for applications for the Peace, Security and Development Fellowships for African Scholars with an aim to build a new community of leaders generating cutting edge knowledge on peace, security and development. This Fellowship covers an 18-month period, comprising a rigorous training and research programme on peace, security and development, which includes a 12-Month MSc programme at King’s College London and a six-month … [Read more...]

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