Grant Program for Creative and Innovative Peace Projects

The Journalists and Writers Foundation launched a grant program "Peace Projects" to support innovative conflict resolution and peace-building projects focused on preventing, managing and resolving violent conflict and promoting post-conflict peace-building.

Peace Projects Grant Program awards 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.

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.

Eligible to apply are not-for-profit organizations with at least one member of the team over 18 years old. There are no geographical restrictions on applicants.

Application deadline is 30 September 2014, 11:59 pm (GMT+02:00). To submit the project, use online platform here. For more information, please, visit the official website.