Apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017: Recognizing Grassroots Peace Activists Worldwide!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you a peacebuilder? Would international recognition and a $10,000 prize help your organisation make a bigger impact? If yes, then apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017. Peace Direct is currently accepting applications for the 5th edition of its Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017 to reward innovative peacebuilding organisations with the potential to build sustainable peace in their communities. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global … [Read more...]

A List of Open Opportunities for Promotion of Peace and Democracy

Niwano Peace Foundation’s Grant Program: Building a World of Peace and Coexistence Deadline: 13 August 2017 The Niwano Peace Foundation (NPF) is currently seeking applications for its 2017 Grant Program 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 was chartered in 1978 to contribute … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Seeking Application for Uncovering Security Programme

Deadline: 4 September 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Uncovering Security Programme that will support journalists to collaborate with researchers to uncover emerging threats in specific communities, countries or regions worldwide, and produce stories that reach a wide audience. Uncovering Security was launched in 2016 to give journalists and researchers who are interested in similar security-related topics the opportunity to work together – to … [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...]

Call for Proposals: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Public Affairs Section (PAS) Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section Grants Program is seeking proposals to award grants to Zambian non-profit and non-governmental organizations for projects that support U.S. goals in the Republic of Zambia, including those promoting a better understanding of the United States, democracy and governance, entrepreneurship development, and peace. The Program is most interested in projects relating to: Promoting political awareness and participation among the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Youth, Peace and Security European Regional Consultation

Deadline: 2 August 2017 Applications are open for "Youth, Peace and Security European Regional Consultation" from 40 young people between the age of 15 and 29 who are active, enthusiastic and invested in promoting peace and security across the European Union, the countries of the European Free Trade Association and the Western Balkans to help discuss and orient the role of youth in sustaining peace in their communities and countries. As part of a series of regional consultations organised … [Read more...]

Apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017: Recognizing Grassroots Peace Activists Worldwide!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you a peacebuilder? Would international recognition and a $10,000 prize help your organisation make a bigger impact? If yes, then apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017. Peace Direct is currently accepting applications for the 5th edition of its Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017 to reward innovative peacebuilding organisations with the potential to build sustainable peace in their communities. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global recognition … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace Revolution’s African Youth Amani Fellowship III!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Are you a young African peace activist looking for the key to self-development to help you in your life and work? Do you feel uncomfortable with the threats to peace and security in Africa? Would you like to learn how to develop your own Inner Peace in order to advocate effectively for Peace? If yes, then apply for the African Youth Amani Fellowship III. Peace Revolution is seeking applications for its African Youth Amani Fellowship III in order to cultivate … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Participation and Engagement of Women in Governance and Peacebuilding Processes in Sri Lanka

Deadline: 26 July 2017 The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Multi Country Office (MCO) for India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka is seeking proposals from civil society organisations for its programme "Strengthening the Participation and Engagement of Women in Governance and Peacebuilding Processes in Sri Lanka". UN Women will focus on promoting women’s leadership and participation to strengthen their role in decision-making processes to develop a … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy to the Holy See: Seeking Proposals for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See is seeking proposals for its Small Grants Program to further U.S. foreign policy goals, in particular goals the embassy shares with the Holy See. Program Objectives Grant proposals should promote one or more of the following U.S. Embassy to the Holy See policy objectives: Promoting inter-faith dialogue, cooperation, understanding, and tolerance Combating trafficking in persons Promoting human … [Read more...]

1st International Youth Summit Lahore 2017: Role of Youth in achieving Peace, Education and Sustainable Development

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for 1st International Youth Summit Lahore 2017 that aims to be a reset with youth-based events in one key fundamental aspect: attitude! Youth events, worldwide, have become a stage for the youth to complaint about its non-inclusive status (not children and not adults) and to reinforce a certain sense of social alienation and of being special. We are all special because we are alive! Being younger or elder as little, or nothing, to do with … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 13 August 2017 The Niwano Peace Foundation (NPF) is currently seeking applications for its 2017 Grant Program 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 was chartered in 1978 to contribute to the realization of world peace and the enhancement of culture by promoting … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 4th Africa – Europe Youth Summit and the Youth Plug-In Initiative!

Deadline: 26 July 2017 Applications are open for 4th Africa-Europe Youth Summit that will bring together more than 120 youth leaders from both continents, including African Diaspora on 2-4 October in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire agree a declaration on themes including education, peace & security, environment, business, democratic inclusion and culture. African and European youth today poses many common challenges such as poverty and limited access to resources, education, healthcare and … [Read more...]

The El-Hibri Foundation: Scholarships for Advancing Inclusion

Deadline: 23 July 2017 The El-Hibri Foundation is seeking applications for its scholarship program 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 … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for El-Hibri Peace Education Prize!

Deadline: 23 July 2017 The El-Hibri Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Peace Education Prize to individuals who have dedicated their lives to making outstanding contributions and demonstrating long-term leadership in building inclusive and socially just communities in the United States. The prize is intended to celebrate and encourage individuals who embody the principles of peace, justice, and inclusion. Award Information The El-Hibri Foundation awards an annual … [Read more...]

El-Hibri Foundation’s Fearless Ally Award 2017: Recognizing Allies to American Muslim Communities

Deadline: 23 July 2017 The El-Hibri Foundation is seeking applications for its Fearless Ally Award 2017 in order to recognize allies to American Muslim communities who have: demonstrated outstanding courage in challenging Islamophobia; promoted greater mutual understanding and respect between communities; made significant contributions to promoting the rights and wellbeing of American Muslims; and/or whose work as an ally helped to support inclusion, collaboration, and … [Read more...]

USAID/Guatemala: Inviting Entities for Communities Building Peace Together Program

Deadline: 11 July 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications to fund a program entitled "Communities Building Peace Together (CBPT)" to reduce social conflict and violence and increase social cohesion and peacebuilding in Guatemala’s Western Highlands Region. The project will contribute to Government of Guatemala (GOG) and United States Government (USG) objectives of promoting development, reducing poverty, and reducing irregular migration as … [Read more...]

UNDP/ Liberia Call for Proposals: Strengthening Capacity of Youth Led and Youth-focused Organizations on Peacebuilding Program

Deadline: 3 July 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is inviting applicants for its call for proposals entitled "Strengthening Capacity of Youth Led and Youth-focused Organizations on Peacebuilding including mapping of activities in Peacebuilding". United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Liberia project “Enhancing Youth Participation in the 2017 Legislative and Presidential Electoral Process” is designed to dissuade youth from engaging in electoral … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Proposals: Joint Community and High School Peacebuilding Campaigns with Targeted Groups

Deadline: 3 July 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Liberia secured funding from the United Nations Peace Building Fund (PBF) for the project “Enhancing Youth Participation in the 2017 Legislative and Presidential Electoral Process”. The project focusing on output 2.3 is intended to engage CSOs to undertake Joint Community and High School Peacebuilding Campaigns with Targeted Groups (including Pen Pen Riders and CSOs). The proposal is consistent with … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Proposals: Peace Building Fund in Somalia

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals specifically related to Daldhis (Build Your Country) project; the Peace Building Fund in Somalia through the UNDP Somalia Poverty Reduction & Environment Protection (PREP) Programme. The project aims to present a renewed commitment to working with local community leaders, elders, formal and informal justice services and newly selected local governments, in collaboration with state ministries, to … [Read more...]

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