Peace Projects is a grant program launched by The Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) to support innovative conflict resolution and peacebuilding projects focused on preventing, managing and resolving violent conflict and promoting post-conflict peacebuilding. Peace Projects Grant Program awards will support projects up to US$50,000 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. Not-for-profit organizations are eligible to apply.
JWF is a non-governmental organization in general consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). JFW aims to promote peaceful coexistence through dialogue and understanding at global, regional and local levels. Read More
Acknowledging the critical importance of supporting peacebuilding and conflict resolution initiatives, JWF is soliciting creative and innovative projects that aim to prevent and constructively respond conflicts around the world. Please read the guidelines thoroughly before submitting your proposal.
The Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) is soliciting jury members for its Peace Projects Grant Program.
The Peace Projects Award Ceremony, organized by the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF), took place at the Zaman daily's headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 31, 2014. The Peace Projects grant program supports innovative projects that focus on building peace while preventing, managing, and resolving violent conflicts.
While the evaluation process has been rather taxing on me, I must say that I have gained a good amount of knowledge in regards to the current 'market place' of ideas held in high esteem by the professional practitioners of peace. I think it has been an invaluable experience for me.