Request for Proposal 2014 - JWF: Peace Project

Posted by Jamal Fida Tuesday, July 23, 2013 0 comments
Closing Date: September 30,2013.

The Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) is soliciting proposals for innovative conflict resolution and peacebuilding projects focused on preventing, managing and resolving violent conflict and promoting post-conflict peacebuilding, reconciliation and dialogue in communities experiencing conflict. JWF awards will support projects that apply a broad range of disciplines, skills and approaches.

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.

Some of the project topics of interest include (this list is not exhaustive and JWF welcomes additional themes and creative ideas):
• 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, development and peacebuilding
• Gender and peacebuilding
• Religion and peacebuilding
• Role of media in conflict and peacebuilding
• Social-psychological impacts of violent conflict and trauma healing
• Social and economic development
• Social media and peace building

Project activities may include, but not limited to the following (JWF welcomes innovative approaches and project activities):
• Academic functions (e.g., organizing workshops, conference or panels, empirical research, and publications)
• Community outreach (e.g., affordable housing initiatives, community building initiatives, gang violence prevention, migrant population initiatives, neighbour relations initiatives)
• Education (e.g., curriculum development, teacher training, exchange programs, field trips, student organizations)
• Capacity building (e.g., conflict resolution training, training of trainers, leadership skills, facilitation skills, management skills)
• Grassroots organization (e.g., employment initiatives, faith-based initiatives, gender equality initiatives, peace initiatives, social justice initiatives)
• Media (e.g., arts, journalism, social media, apps for change, documentary)

Subject to funding, JWF’s plans for this solicitation are as follows:
1. Total funding: US$500,000
2. Project grants: US$50,000 maximum (to be used in the implementation of the project)
3. Grants will be given in three installments. Details of these installments will be determined according to the work plan of each project and the grant agreement that will be signed between JWF and the awardees.
4. Successful implementation awards (awarded upon successful implementation of projects):
-          First Place Award: US$30,000
-          Second Place Award: US$20,000

-          Third Place Award: US$10,000

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