Submit Proposals for the Peace Projects Grant Program Award – Up to US$50,000 Worth!

Submit Proposals for the Peace Projects Grant Program Award – Up to US$50,000 Worth!

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).

Project topics:

  • 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.