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Open Society Foundations’ Rapid Response Grants for Communities Against Hate in the US

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The Open Society Foundations seeks applications for its Rapid Response Grants initiative for communities against hate with an aim to support, protect, and empower those who are targets of hateful acts and rhetoric. The initiative is designed to bolster communities’ ability to resist the spread of hate and strengthen protections for their most vulnerable neighbors. This is a rapid response fund that will support local communities and organizations in the U.S. in their … [Read more...]

Peace Revolution‘s Pacific Self-Discovery Camp: Promoting Individuals in the Evolvement

Deadline: 21 January 2017 The Peace Revolution is seeking applications for its Pacific Self-Discovery Camp with an aim to promote individuals in the evolvement towards awareness and responsible handling of their personal, situational power. Pacific Self-Discovery Camp will bring together a group of young people from the Pacific countries who are interested in learning and exploring self-development as a primary means to discovering their own true self, and making this world a better place to … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State: Supporting Colombian University Tour on Peacebuilding Education

Deadline: 4 January 2017 The United States Department of State through its Embassy in Bogotá, Colombia has announced a funding opportunity (NOFO) to support the Colombian University Tour on Peacebuilding Education. Funding Information The estimated total program funding is $100,000 in FY2017 Diplomatic and Consular Programs Public Diplomacy Funds for a project period not to exceed 2 months. The anticipated start date for this activity is January 18, 2017 and one award is anticipated … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for EOIs: Inviting Zimbabwean Individual Experts in the field of Peace Building and Social Cohesion

Deadline: 16 December 2016 The Government of Zimbabwe with support from UNDP is seeking applications for its 5 year programme "Developing a baseline and database of Zimbabwean Individual Experts in the field of Peace Building and Social Cohesion Harare Zimbabwe" aimed at deepening foundations for Peace, Dialogue and Social Cohesion in Zimbabwe. A key component of this programme is to enhance the capacities of key institutions mandated to facilitate and promote peaceful co-existence, enable … [Read more...]

Apply for the UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development: the Role of Education!

Deadline: 23 December 2016 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO are jointly organizing the “UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development: the Role of Education” will take place from 6 to 10 March 2017 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, Canada. Objectives The Week is organized in order to maximize interactions, networking and free debates and discussions among its participants. The Week will: Provide space for … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Global Acceleration Instrument on Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action in Jordan

Deadline: 21 December 2016 United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women is accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Global Acceleration Instrument (GAI) on Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action” with an aim to achieve peaceful and gender equal societies. Program Functions The GAI has three main functions: First, it breaks silos between humanitarian, peace, security, and development finance by investing in enhancing … [Read more...]

UNOPS Request for Proposals: Provision of Mine/Explosive Remnant of War (ERW) Risk Education in Afghanistan

Deadline: 11 December 2016 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is seeking applications for its grant program to support the direct provision of mine/ERW risk education to the 104 most at-risk communities in 11 provinces. The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) supports the efforts of the Afghan Government Directorate of Mine Action Coordination (DMAC) to mitigate the threat that these pose to the lives and livelihoods of Afghan civilians. Objectives To reduce … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Peace Dissertation Prize: Honoring an Outstanding Dissertation on Peacebuilding

Deadline: 2 January 2017 The United States Institute of Peace, in conjunction with the International Studies Association, is proud to announce the second 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 Details The annual prize, a $1000 cash award, will be announced … [Read more...]

USIP Call for Proposals: China’s Impact Grant on Peace and Conflict Dynamics

Deadline: 26 December 2016 The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is currently seeking applications for its China grant, a new initiative starting in 2017 that explores China’s impact on conflict dynamics, particularly in Afghanistan, Iraq, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Sudan, and Syria. The China grant supports projects that promote education, training, dialogue, and capacity building for peacemakers in the United States, China, and third countries. These projects serve the purpose … [Read more...]

Global Acceleration Instrument for Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action in Jordan

Deadline: 29 November 2016 United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women is currently seeking proposals for its program entitled "Global Acceleration Instrument (GAI) for Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action" to achieve peaceful and gender equal societies. The GAI is governed by a Funding Board at the global level, which is comprised of four UN entities (currently UN Women, UNDP, UNFPA and PBSO), four donor Member States (currently Australia, the UK, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Heya II Fellowship for Young Female Leaders!

Deadline: 20 December 2016 Are you a female leader who is actively involved in social work and have the passion for social change? Do you want to reveal your inner power? If yes, then Heya Fellowship is for you! The Peace Revolution is currently inviting young female leaders for its Heya II Fellowship with an aim to nurture the space for women for inner transformation through self-development and meditation which will eventually lead to community transformation. Objectives Tools for … [Read more...]

Apply for Grawemeyer Award: Rewarding Ideas improving World Order

Deadline: 31 January 2017 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...]

Peace Revolution’s Bridge Fellowship: Bridge for Peace between East and West

Deadline: 15 December 2016 The Peace Revolution is currently seeking applications for its Bridge Fellowship, a training that aims to promote a culture of peace, tolerance and conflict prevention through the means of meditation and self-development. It will include interactive activities, meditation and yoga sessions, lectures and discussions providing the participants with the skills for non-violent resistance, peace education, enhanced creativity and stress-management. Participants will have … [Read more...]

Peace Revolution’s MENA Salam Fellowship: Inviting Entrepreneurs from the MENA Region

Deadline: 25 December 2016 The Peace Revolution is currently inviting young entrepreneurs based in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for its MENA Salam Fellowship, a 5-day inner peace journey in Tunisia while living in an inspiring calm nature. Program Details The training starts with 21 Days online self-development program on our interactive platform providing the basic theory and practice; as an introduction to develop inner peace. The fellowship offers 5 days … [Read more...]

WAPSN Call for Papers: Symposium on Conflict Resolution and Sustainable Peace in West Africa

Deadline: 6 January 2017 West Africa Peace and Security Network (WAPSN) is seeking proposals for its 2017 symposium entitled "Back to the Future? Conflict Resolution and Sustainable Peace in Contemporary West Africa". The 2017 WAPSN Symposium seeks to address the existing lacuna in the knowledge system in a manner that makes a contribution to the attainment of the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in West Africa. This emphasis compels a critical look at the difference between … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Rotary Peace Fellowship!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Rotary 5160 is currently seeking applications for its Peace Fellowship program. Launched in 2002, Rotary’s Peace Fellowship program provides academic and practical training to prepare scholars for leadership roles in solving conflicts around the world. Up to 100 fellows are selected every year in a globally competitive process based on personal, academic, and professional achievements. Eligibility Criteria The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for professionals … [Read more...]

Mind & Life Institute: Inviting Applicants from all over the World for PEACE Awards

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The Mind & Life Institute is pleased to invite applicants from all around the world to lead the way in supporting the development of this critical field through our new funding program, the PEACE Awards—supporting research on novel interdisciplinary approaches for investigating and nurturing wholesome mental qualities related to Prosociality, Empathy, Altruism, Compassion, and Ethics (PEACE). The Mind & Life Institute is a non-profit organization committed to … [Read more...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organization: Inviting Applicants for Science for Peace and Security Programme

Deadline: 1 February 2017 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is currently accepting applications for its Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme to provide funding, expert advice, and support to security-relevant activities jointly developed by a NATO member and partner country. SPS Programme is a policy tool that enhances cooperation and dialogue with all partners, based on scientific research, innovation, and knowledge exchange. The SPS Programme provides funding, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IPD’s Global Peace Conference 2017!

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Institute for Peace & Dialogue (IPD) is seeking applications for its Global Peace Conference 2017 themed “View to Peacebuilding, Security and Human Rights in Modern World”. The conference will take place from 29 - 31 May 2017 in Baar, Switzerland. The conference will promote deeper understanding of behave with tolerance, friendly coexistence of different religions, races and nations in the same community, respect each other in family, work place, society, school and … [Read more...]

Peace Revolution’s Bridge Fellowship: Promoting a Culture of Peace, Tolerance and Conflict Prevention

Deadline: 15 December 2016 Peace Revolution is seeking applicants for its Bridge Fellowship with an aim to promote a culture of peace, tolerance and conflict prevention through the means of meditation and self-development. It will include interactive activities, meditation and yoga sessions, lectures and discussions providing the participants with the skills for non-violent resistance, peace education, enhanced creativity and stress-management. Objectives To bring young leaders and … [Read more...]

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