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.
Our technical evaluation committee finished their review of all the 1,179 applications that were submitted. After that very first review, the amount of applications that made it to the main review stage was 370.
Launched to support innovative conflict resolution and peacebuilding projects, this was the first year of Peace Projects Program and undoubtedly it hit a great success by receiving 1179 applications.
What was especially memorable was also the reality that the Peace Projects and the Istanbul Summit benefited me professionally and personally, opened up my mind and gave me even more to become passionate about peace, dialogue and commitment to welfare of all humanity.