USIP Annual Grant Competition

Development Grants » International Grants

The USIP Annual Grant Competition supports innovative peace building projects involving research, the identification of promising models and effective practices, the development of practitioner resources and tools, the development and delivery of education, training and dialogue programs, and the production of films, radio programs, and other media.

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.

Eligible grant recipients

  • 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 foriegn nonprofit organizations may apply.
  • Support for degree work is not eligible in the Grant Program.
  • Only one application per competition may be submitted by the same project director.
  • Unsuccessful applicants of previous Grant Program competitions may not submit the same application unless it has been substantially revised.
  • USIP will not accept applications that list as participants, consultants, or project personnel members of USIP's Board of Directors or staff.
  • In addition, any application that lists USIP as a collaborator in the project will not be accepted.
  • Individuals who are currently working as USIP contractors may not be eligible to apply for grant support.
  • Applications must be submitted in English.

    Annual Grant Awards

  • The awards generally range from $50,000 to $120,000.

    Application Deadline; October 3,

    For more information and application, visit: USIP Annual Grant Competition Website

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