The Most Promising Programme Award: Complementing the Efforts of International Communities and Governments in India

Deadline: 10 June 2018 Nominations are open for "The Most Promising Programme Award" which is a CauseBecause initiative to recognize and felicitate programmes that are complementing the efforts of international communities and governments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The idea is to encourage and motivate non-profits to align their programmes’ objectives with the SDGs as also to create impacting models that can be adopted or replicated for a larger impact. Starting with … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Eisenhower Fellowships’ 2019 Global Program!

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Applications are now open for the Eisenhower Fellowships’ Global Program which seeks ambitious, disciplined rising leaders with the vision to make the world a better place as well as the ability to create and implement a concrete plan to make that vision a reality post-fellowship. Fellows represent all professional sectors – private, public and nonprofit – and hail from any number of careers, from journalism to the military to higher education to private corporations … [Read more...]

WANGO Awards Program: Honoring Non-Governmental Organizations

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is seeking nominations for WANGO Awards Program to honor non-governmental organizations from throughout the world that demonstrate extraordinary effort, innovation, leadership, and excellence in providing service to humanity. WANGO not only recognizes prominent international NGOs, but also the smaller, lesser-known NGOs in the least developed countries, whose exemplary service and success may have gone … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy to Ethiopia: Annual Program Statement (APS)

Deadline: 11 June 2018 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy has announced an open competition for individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, public educational institutions, and public international organizations in Ethiopia and in the United States to submit proposals that fall into one of the thematic areas. Thematic Areas The APS is intended to inform individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions about opportunities from … [Read more...]

Sunhak Peace Prize 2019: Making the World Better for Future Generations

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Nominations are open for Sunhak Peace Prize 2019 which was established in order to help resolve worldwide suffering, conflict, poverty and threats to the environment by promoting a comprehensive, future-oriented vision of peace. Based on the Founder's vision of One Family Under God, the Sunhak Peace Prize will encourage all people to dedicate themselves to peace, choosing dialogue and cooperation over conflict and competition. The Sunhak Peace Prize honors individuals … [Read more...]

OpenIDEO/GHR Foundation: Submit Your Ideas for 2018 BridgeBuilder Challenge!

Deadline: 4 June 2018 OpenIDEO, in partnership with GHR Foundation, is inviting eligible organizations for its 2018 BridgeBuilder Challenge to address urgent global challenges at the intersections of peace, prosperity, and planet in radically new ways. BridgeBuilder invests in the building and repairing of unique bridges between people, organizations, issues, and beliefs at the intersections of peace, prosperity, and planet.  In doing so, BridgeBuilder aims to promote meaningful … [Read more...]

Embassy of Canada in Myanmar: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) Program 2018-2019

Deadline: 11 June 2018 The Embassy of Canada in Myanmar is seeking project applications for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) program 2018-2019 to support small results-oriented projects which are proposed and implemented by civil society in Myanmar. CFLI is a responsive and flexible program which enables Canada to respond to local needs by working at the community level. The project must support the CFLI thematic priorities. Applications will be evaluated based on links to … [Read more...]

High Commission of Canada in Pakistan: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 10 May 2018 High Commission of Canada in Pakistan is seeking applications for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) to support small-scale but high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with the six action areas that guide the Government of Canada’s international assistance. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners. Projects are selected and approved by the relevant Canadian Embassy or High Commission. Thematic … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State: East Africa Counter terrorism Finance Initiative

Deadline: 11 June 2018 The United States Department of State’s Bureau of Counter terrorism (CT) has announced Notification of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for its 'East Africa Counter terrorism Finance Initiative', to support counter terrorism finance programming in East Africa. Primary focus countries of this project are Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya with the potential for regional efforts in secondary countries such as Djibouti and Ethiopia. CT seeks proposals to strengthen the capacity of law … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2018!

Deadline: 12 June 2018 Entries are open for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2018 which are the global awards for local peacebuilding, to recognise the work of those taking a stand for peace. Now in its sixth year, Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global recognition for grassroots peace activists in war zones around the world. These are the only global awards for local peacebuilders – inspiring individuals who are building a better tomorrow in the world’s most fragile … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Sydney Peace Prize 2019

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Sydney Peace Foundation is seeking nominations for its Sydney Peace Prize 2019, Australia’s only international prize for peace to recognise leading global peacemakers, ensure their voices are heard, and support their vital work for a fairer world. The prize brings inspiring and exemplary stories of courage and dedication to global justice to the Australian and Sydney stage, educates the community on the work of the world’s most effective peacemakers, and honours the … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to India/Youth for Peace: Follow On Programming

Deadline: 18 June 2018 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Kolkata (PAS Kolkata) is seeking proposals for a project titled “Youth for Peace: Follow-on Programming” which will bring together young leaders from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, to understand the complex variables that affect peace and violence in their communities, identify best practices of conflict resolution and see themselves as key catalysts in the peace building process. The focus of the first workshop … [Read more...]

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust: Seeking Applications for Peace and Security Programme in UK!

Deadline: 3 September 2018 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...]

U.S. Embassy to Zambia: Seeking Applications for Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 14 May 2018 The U.S. Embassy to Zambia Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is seeking applications from eligible organizations for  its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. PAS awards grants to Zambian non-profit and non-governmental organizations and independent media for projects that support the U.S. goals in the Republic of Zambia, including those promoting a better understanding of the United States, democracy and governance, entrepreneurship … [Read more...]

ChangemakerXchange Summit for Cultural Diversity & Dialogue (Amsterdam, Netherlands)!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Are you the leader or founder of a social venture that focuses on: spreading values of diversity, cross-cultural understanding, intercultural education, social cohesion, peace-building, migration and integration or dialogue between groups (e.g. religious, political, generational)? If yes, then join ChangemakerXChange Summit aimed at connecting, learning and collaborating. The summit will take place from afternoon of July 5th 2018 until afternoon of July 10th 2018. … [Read more...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organization: Seeking Applications for Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is seeking applications for its Science for Peace and Security (SPS) grant programme to promote dialogue and practical cooperation between NATO member states and partner nations based on scientific research, technological innovation and knowledge exchange. The SPS Programme supports collaboration through three established grant mechanisms: multi-year research projects, research workshops, and training courses. Interested … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Henley & Partners’ Global Citizen Award 2018!

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Henley & Partners is seeking nominations for the Global Citizen Award 2018. Once a year, Henley & Partners honors an inspirational global citizen. The award is a tribute to remarkable individuals who work towards improving the global community, and whose actions contribute to a more just, peaceful, and tolerant world. The committee looks for an inspirational individual who demonstrates extraordinary vision, courage, and commitment in contributing to the … [Read more...]

The Ireland Funds: Seeking LOIs for Flagship Grant Program

Deadline: 27 April 2018 The Ireland Funds is accepting Letters of Inquiry for its Flagship Grant to provide grants for core funding, capacity building or programme costs for non-profit organisations working within one of their key programme areas of Arts & Culture, Community Development, Education and Peace & Reconciliation. The aim is to improve the quality and sustainability of existing programmes, or to help scale initiatives that are already having an impact. Funding … [Read more...]

El-Hibri Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Scholarships for Advancing Inclusion

Deadline: 30 April 2018 El-Hibri Foundation is currently inviting applicants to offer three $5,000 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, the foundation works toward fostering peace, understanding, and collaboration in communities across America. Eligibility Criteria Applicants must: Be U.S. citizens; Demonstrate moral … [Read more...]

NCMG Peace Awards: Promoting Justice and Peace in Africa

Deadline: 29 June 2018 Nominations are open for NCMG Peace Awards which recognize change agents and innovative thought leaders championing justice and peace in Africa. Award Categories Peace Builder: This Award recognizes and honors an individual who provides humanitarian aid, sees to the economic development, institution & nation building, conflict prevention, conflict resolution & reconciliation and establishes educational, social or structural initiatives that contribute to … [Read more...]