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Annual Grant Competition for Peacebuilding Projects

Annual Grant Competition for Peacebuilding Projects

Open to: Nonprofit organizations and individuals—both U.S. and foreign, including the following: institutions of post-secondary, community, and secondary education; public and private education, training or research institutions, and libraries.

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) supports peace building projects implemented by nonprofit organizations including educational institutions, research institutions and civil society organizations. Under its 2010 Annual Grant Competition, it is currently seeking applications from organizations around the world. Even individuals can apply for funding support under this call.

Eligibility:

*USIP may provide grant support to nonprofit organizations and individuals—both U.S. and foreign, including the following: institutions of post-secondary, community, and secondary education; public and private education, training or research institutions, and libraries.

*American and foreign individuals and nonprofit organizations may apply. Individuals whose proposals are funded will be required to identify a nonprofit organization to receive and manage the grant monies. When applicants are employed by an eligible institution, such as a college or university, USIP requires that grants be made to the institution rather than to the individual.

Application Process:

*The application is internet-based application system and can be seen here.

About the grand:

*The Grant Program increases the breadth and depth of the Institute’s work by supporting peace building projects managed by non-profit organizations including educational institutions, research institutions, and civil society organizations. In over twenty years of grant making, the Grant Program’s Annual Grant Competition and Priority Grant Competition have received nearly 10,000 applications and awarded more than 2,000 grants. The Institute has provided funding to grantees located in more than 46 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, and in 81 foreign countries.

Submission deadline is October 1st, 2010.

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