Deadline: September 30, 2014
The Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) invite proposals for the Peace Projects Grant Program Awards. The grant award will support projects that apply a broad range of disciplines, skills and approaches promoting peaceful coexistence through dialogue and reconciliation; fostering pluralism, good governance, freedom of belief; advancing social and economic development and environmental responsibility; upholding respect for human rights, and gender equality and empowerment, among others.
JWF is a non-governmental organization in general consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
- Inter-communal and inter-state dialogue/cooperation;
- Peace education;
- Pluralism and multiculturalism;
- Youth, conflict and peace-building;
- Early warning and conflict prevention;
- Mediation and negotiation;
- Post-conflict reconciliation;
- Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration;
- Good governance, rule of law and transitional justice;
- Poverty, development and peace-building;
- Gender and peace-building;
- Religion and peace-building;
- Role of media in conflict and peace-building;
- Social-psychological impacts of violent conflict and trauma healing;
- Development and peace-building;
- Social media and peace-building.
Project Grants of maximum US$50,000 will be given to implement the project. Best Implementation Cash Awards will be provided:
- US$30,000 – First Place Award;
- US$20,000 – Second Place Award;
- US$10,000 – Third Place Award.
- Not-for-profit organizations are eligible to apply.
- Proposals for supporting or advancing already existing projects are not eligible. However, project proposals for new stages, or using the previous implementations as a model in different areas are accepted.
- At least one member of the team must be over 18 years old.
- There are no geographical restrictions on applicants.
Applicants can submit their proposals after signing-up.
For more information, visit Peace Projects Grant Program Award.