OJJDP FY 2017 Safe and Thriving Communities: Planning and Collaboration Initiative in the United States

Deadline: 3 April 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking applications for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Safe and Thriving Communities: Planning and Collaboration initiative. This program furthers the Department’s mission by strengthening community capacity to stem violence and reduce youth offending and victimization, improving the response to children’s exposure to violence, and … [Read more...]

USAID-Counterpart International: Apply for Emerging Civil Society Leaders Program Afghanistan

Deadline: 5 January 2017 Applications are open for Emerging Civil Society Leaders (ECSL) Program, under the Afghan Civic Engagement Program (ACEP), a five-year program, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), implemented by Counterpart International Ltd. (Counterpart) in partnership with Internews Network, the Aga Khan Foundation USA, and the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). The goal of ACEP is to promote civil society and media engagement … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 12 January 2017 United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is seeking proposals for its "Provision of Mine/Explosive Remnant of War (ERW) Risk Education" to: raise the level of awareness and promoting safe behaviors of the civilian population regarding the threat affiliated with the landmines and ERW contaminations, thereby reducing the number of civilian deaths and injuries. enhance ACAP III and victim assistance awareness among the communities vulnerable to mine, … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Concept Notes: Joint Peace Fund for Myanmar

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for Joint Peace Fund 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. The Joint Peace Fund has been set up by a group of international donors to provide financial, technical and advisory support to a nationally owned and inclusive peace process in Myanmar. JPF is an innovative fund, staffed by national and international specialists who between them … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Bremen Peace Award 2017!

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Nominations are open for 2017 International Bremen Peace Award with an aim to honour people and organizations that set an example through their work contributing to reconciliation, human rights, overcoming of racism, social justice, sustainable handling of nature and environment as well as to intercultural and interreligious understanding. The schwelle Foundation will confer the International Bremen Peace Award for exemplary commitments to Justice, Peace and the … [Read more...]

HumanityX Cross-Over Fund: Seeking Innovators for Peace and Justice around the World

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The Hub, a collaboration between The City of The Hague and HumanityX are accepting applications for its Cross-Over Fund to give digital innovators the opportunity to improve a process, product or service within the peace, justice or humanitarian sector. The Hague Humanity Hub is calling for innovators in the peace, justice and humanitarian sectors to apply for a grant, taking their innovative ideas for digital solutions to the next level. By supporting … [Read more...]

UNDP Request for Proposals: Development of the UN Joint Programme on Local Governance (JPLG) III Project Document in Somalia

Deadline: 6 January 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking applications for its "Joint Programme on Local Governance (JPLG)" to promote improvements in local governance quality that can contribute to peace consolidation, state development and equitable service delivery. The overall objective of the assignment is to develop a five-year programme document (prodoc) for the UN JOINT PROGRAMME ON LOCAL GOVERNANCE (JPLG) III. This will entail building a case for the need for … [Read more...]

Department of Justice 2017: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Initiative

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications for its initiative "Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)” to develop and strengthen tribal justice systems’ response to crime, while significantly increasing programs and services available to them. CTAS is administered by the DOJ’s Office of Community Oriented Policing (COPS), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), which manage awards by … [Read more...]

Department of Justice: Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations Program for United States

Deadline: 26 January 2017 The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications from eligible entities for a program entitle "OVW FY 2017 Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations Program". The program was authorized to develop and implement outreach strategies targeted at, and provide victim services to, adult and youth victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking in … [Read more...]

IIE Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East

Deadline: 1 February 2017 Institute of Institutional Education (IIE) is accepting nominations for its Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East, awarded annually, to recognize outstanding work being conducted jointly by two individuals, one Israeli Jew and one Arab Muslim, whether or not a citizen of Israel, working together to advance the cause of peace in the Middle East. Prize Goals To advance the cause of peace in the Middle East To bring people together across … [Read more...]

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 towards Awareness

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...]

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