After a very successful first year, we are happy to announce that applications for second term of Peace Projects Grant Program is open again.
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 to conflicts around the world.
Peace Projects will provide funds for projects up to US$50,000.
Non-profit organizations and individuals (including but not limited to academicians, activists, artists, community organizers, educators, filmmakers, journalists, scholars, social workers, and students) from all nationalities are eligible to apply.
Peace Projects will award projects from a broad range of disciplines, skills and approaches promoting peaceful coexistence and peacebuilding. Some of the possible themes include:
Inter-communal and inter-state dialogue/cooperation
Pluralism and multiculturalism
Youth, conflict and peacebuilding
Early warning and conflict prevention
Mediation and negotiation
Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration
Good governance, rule of law and transitional justice
Poverty reduction, development and peacebuilding
Gender equality and empowerment.
Posters of completed projects will be exhibited and evaluated by a jury at the Award Ceremony.
The most successfully implemented projects will receive additional rewards of up to US$30,000.Please refer to the Request for Proposals document for details.The deadline for project proposals is September 30, 2014!Please visit http://peaceprojects.net/ for more details.
I had a great chance to meet a wide range of disciplines that all contributed to the success of the Peace Projects. Without their contribution, it would be impossible to achieve such an extraordinary success.