Applications Open for PeaceWriteNow Writing Contest!

Deadline: 20 April 2018 The Embassy of Ireland in Nigeria has announced applications for the PeaceWriteNow Writing Contest to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. The Embassy will host an event in early May where selected participants will be invited to read from their essays. This year the Embassy of Ireland in Nigeria undertook the #Road2Peace programme in collaboration with Likeminds. This involved travelling to six institutions of higher learning to speak … [Read more...]

El-Hibri Foundation: 2018 Community Builder Award

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The El-Hibri Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Community Builder Award to celebrate collaborative leadership within the American Muslim community. These leaders have successfully mobilized American Muslim communities, promoted inclusion, and developed resources and collaborative relationships necessary for catalyzing positive social change. They believe community building is working across difference to foster relationships, trust, and respect in … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for El-Hibri Foundation’s Fearless Ally Award 2018!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Nominations are open for El-Hibri Foundation’s Fearless Ally Award 2018 to recognize allies to American Muslim communities who have: Demonstrated outstanding courage in challenging Islamophobia by using their power, privilege, and platforms to promote inclusion in the face of significant constraints or personal risk; Promoted greater mutual understanding and respect between communities; Made significant contributions to promoting the rights and wellbeing of … [Read more...]

El-Hibri Foundation: Seeking Nominations for Peace Education Prize

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The El-Hibri Foundation is seeking nominations to award an annual $30,000 Peace Education Prize to individuals who have dedicated their lives to building inclusive communities in the United States and building the capacity of others to create positive social change. The prize is intended to celebrate and encourage individuals who embody the principles of peace, justice, and inclusion. The Foundation defines peace education broadly. In their view, it encompasses a range … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 30 April 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 specified below. Thematic Areas The APS is intended to inform individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions about … [Read more...]

Chatham House: Seeking Applications for Academy Asfari Fellowship

Deadline: 29 April 2018 Chatham House is pleased to invite applicants for the Academy Asfari Fellowship in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs. Fellowship Structure A fellow’s time will be split between three key areas: Completing a personal research project of the fellow's own design undertaken with the guidance of a Chatham House expert, (approximately 50%). Contributing to the ongoing research activities of their host research team and other … [Read more...]

Govt of Italy, UNICEF Holds Positive Peace Workshops for Libyan Youth

For over the next four weeks, 180 Libyan youth will participate in workshops for promoting Positive Peace, started on 19 March 2018 and organised by UNICEF and the Institute of Economics and Peace through funding from the Government of Italy. Based on the Institute of Economics and Peace’s [IEP] Positive Peace Framework and under the framework of the Nicosia Initiative which is lead by the European Committee of the Regions in support of Libyan municipalities, the series of workshops will … [Read more...]

USIP: Strengthening Peacebuilding Efforts and Peacemaking Prospects in Jerusalem

Deadline: 16 April 2018 USIP is seeking proposals to foster thought innovation and deepen the impact of peacebuilding interventions centered on Jerusalem. Through this competition, USIP seeks proposals for projects with any of the following objectives: Informing US and international efforts pertaining to the core issue of Jerusalem that can help bring about a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; Enabling practical steps that can preserve and advance the potential … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: Colombia-U.S. Rural Education for Peace Competition

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Partners of the Americas (Partners), the U.S. Department of State (DOS) and NAFSA: Association of International Educators has announced a new grant competition entitled "Colombia-U.S. Rural Education for Peace Competition" as part of 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund. The purpose of the Colombia-U.S. Rural Education for Peace Competition is to provide incentive grants to higher education institutions (HEIs) in the United States, and higher education … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for 2020 Special Issue of the Journal of Peace Research!

Deadline: 14 May 2018 The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) is accepting proposals for its 2020 Special Issue of the Journal of Peace Research. The Journal of Peace Research is a leading international and interdisciplinary journal in peace research, published in collaboration between the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and SAGE Publications. They welcome issues on topics that significantly advance the research frontier of the field, with a focus on causes and consequences of violence, … [Read more...]

The Ireland Funds: Seeking Applications for Small Grant Program 2018

Deadline: 23 March 2018 The Ireland Funds is currently seeking applications for its Small Grant Round 2018 to promote and support peace, culture, education and community development throughout the island of Ireland, and Irish-related causes around the world. Funding Priorities Community Development: invest in local communities by supporting initiatives that contribute to: Positive mental and physical health Community integration Sport and leisure opportunities Protection … [Read more...]

FMEP: Supporting Organizations Working to end Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Foundation for Middle East Peace (FMEP) is seeking applications from U.S.-based and non-U.S.-based charitable organizations for its small grants program to support groups that advance the cause of peace in Israel and Palestine. The foundation gives small grants to a diverse range of organizations that produce original research, critical analysis, effective educational tools, and that lead on-the-ground organizing. Funding Streams The Foundation gives out funds in … [Read more...]

British Council’s Call for Research Proposals on Education, Peace and Stability

Deadline: 5 March 2018 British Council is seeking proposals from experts who can provide a high-level horizon scan of the research and evidence on the role that education can play in fostering security, peace and stability globally. The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. They create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. The British Council do this by making a positive … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019-20 Rotary Peace Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 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 training, study, and practice, Rotary Peace Fellows become leaders and catalysts for peace and conflict resolution; many go on to careers in national governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United Nations and World Bank. Benefits … [Read more...]

AWDF Call for Applications: Main Grant Programme

Deadline: 7 March 2018 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is currently seeking applications from eligible African women’s organisations for its main grants programme. Thematic Areas These frame AWDF’s current funding strategy Shaping Africa’s Future; Body & Health Rights: The focus for this grantmaking round will be on ending violence against women; sexual and reproductive rights including HIV/AIDS; LBT rights; women’s emotional wellbeing and mental health including for … [Read more...]

DASA Open Call for Innovation: Improving the Defence and Security of the UK

Deadline: 19 February 2018 The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) of the UK government through its open call is looking for innovative ideas on how they can improve the defence and security of the UK. This call funds innovative proof-of-concept research that could lead to a cost-effective advantage for UK armed forces and national security. Its investments in innovative ideas are high risk but with high potential benefits. Defence innovations can apply to any part of defence, and can … [Read more...]

UNAOC’s Youth Solidarity Fund: Supporting Youth-Led Organizations to Promote Peace and Prevent Violent Extremism

Deadline: 16 February 2018 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to announce its Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF) to support youth-led civil society organizations, with a particular focus on the role of young people in promoting peace and in preventing violent extremism. This call is open to organizations from select countries whose work seeks to foster peaceful and inclusive societies through improved understanding and collaboration across cultures, faiths and … [Read more...]

UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence 2018!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 UNESCO is currently inviting governmental and non-governmental entities, civil society actors and individuals active in strengthening foundations for peace and tolerance to propose candidates for the 2018 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence. The purpose of the Prize is to reward individuals, institutions and other entities or non-governmental organizations that have made exceptional contributions and demonstrated leadership in … [Read more...]

UNDP/South Sudan Call for Proposals: Inviting CSOs/NGOs for Peace and Community Cohesion (PaCC) Project

Deadline: 29 January 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in South Sudan is currently seeking proposals for its Peace and Community Cohesion (PaCC) project that aims to support communities to reduce violence, improve community security and strengthen social cohesion. Main project initiatives include strengthening local-level peace structures, rebuilding broken relations, fostering reconciliation and providing a conducive environment for national and local-level dialogue and … [Read more...]

Apply for Pitching for Peace! A Competition for Journalists

Deadline: 1 March 2018 War Stories, Peace Stories (WSPS), in partnership with the Pulitzer Center, is currently inviting journalists working from any platform to pitch a project focused on an underreported nonviolent response or peace effort in an international conflict area. WSPS seeks pitches that illuminate peace efforts, nonviolent resistance, and reconciliation in areas of international conflict or extremism. Funding Information Three projects will be selected for Pulitzer Center … [Read more...]