The IPRA Foundation began as a depository of funds brought in by people with specific projects. The main task was to invest those funds safely in socially acceptable enterprises and pay them out as needed.
The mission of the IPRA Foundation is to advance the field of peace research through rigorous investigation into the causes of conflict and examination of alternatives to violence. Peace researchers inform peace activities that inspire visions of a peaceful world.
The vision of the IPRA Foundation is to:
- Inspire visions of a peaceful world,
- Promote knowledge of non-violent peace strategies,
- Increase the number of peace scholars around the world,
- Encourage peace science and arts,
- Grow worldwide communication and collaboration among peace researchers,
- Further the purpose and activities of IPRA.
- Impactful and socially relevant research: We value original research, and peace activities informed by that research, that contributes to the world community and engages key stakeholders.
- Positive Peace: We value peace and justice by nonviolent means.
- Respect: We value respecting dignity, humanity, identity and diversity.
- Empowerment: We value research by people of and within the most vulnerable and marginalized areas of our world community.
- The larger grants available are up to $5,000.
- The IPRA Foundation Peace Research Grants are small grants intended to assist scholars in undertaking small research projects.
- These grants are to individuals, not to institutions or organizations.
- Only one grant will be awarded to any applicant from either the Peace Research Grant Program or the Small Peace Research Grant Program.
- If applicants have previously received a grant, please do not apply for another.
- Application form
- Curriculum vita
- A letter of support from an official of an organization with which you have been associated, on that organization’s letterhead.
- Project Proposal
Eligible Countries: Argentina, Bosnia, inner city communities in the United States, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, the Philippines, the Punjab, and Uganda.
For more information, visit https://iprafoundation.org/grants-info/