• Grant Program for Creative and Innovative Peace Projects

  • Promoting Peaceful Coexistence

  • Resolving Conflicts at All Levels

  • Implementation Grants up to US$50.000

  • Exhibition of the Posters of Completed Projects

  • Cash Awards up to US$30,000 for the Most Successfully Implemented Projects

  • Award Ceremony in Istanbul on May 31, 2014

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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.

About JWF

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. Since its establishment in 1994, JWF has organized events promoting peace, ... Read More

Submit Your Project!

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... Apply here

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.

Funding Your Projects!

Peace Projects will provide funds for projects up to US$50,000.

Who can Apply?

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.

Which Projects are Eligible?

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

  • Peace education

  • Pluralism and multiculturalism

  • Youth, conflict and peacebuilding

  • Early warning and conflict prevention

  • Mediation and negotiation

  • Post-conflict reconciliation

  • Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration

  • Good governance, rule of law and transitional justice

  • Poverty reduction, development and peacebuilding

  • Gender equality and empowerment.

Exhibition of Completed Projects

Posters of completed projects will be exhibited and evaluated by a jury at the Award Ceremony.

Best Implementation Award

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, 2013!
Please visit http://peaceprojects.net/ for more details.

Quotes, Facts, and Testimonials

If those charged with achieving peace modeled the flexibility, warmth, rigor, and generosity of JWF's Peace Projects Program, they would meet with similar success.

Sana Shtasel

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