For 10 years, the International Peacemakers‚Äô Fund has supported worldwide projects and groups that promote nonviolence. It funds grassroots initiatives that are working towards peace and reconciliation in war-torn communities in Asia, Africa, Middle East, South America and worldwide.
It ran from 12:00 AM, 1 December 2017 to 12:00 AM, 1 December 2018
Registered Charity in England and Wales (207822)
The IPF is trying to prevent war and heal the wounds of war, using peaceful interventions designed by local people. It covers local peacebuilding in communities before (preventative), during (mediation) or after (reconciliation) violent conflict. Local, nonviolent interventions have a better success rate than military solutions and those imposed from the outside.
Continuing 10 years of successful grantmaking, this project will make one-year grants to local, realistic peacebuilding proposals around the world. It won‚Äôt end war, but will calm the flames and repair the harm locally. It will give recipients skills in conflict resolution and access to our global network of peace practitioners. Our funding has unlocked other grants and shown confidence in often very grassroots movements, making other funders feel able to contribute after our funding ends.
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