Peacebuilding

Goal: Advancing just and durable peace

  • Comet-ME is an Israeli-Palestinian organization providing basic energy and clean water services to off-grid communities using environmentally and socially sustainable methods.
  • Security Assistance Monitor assembles and analyzes data on U.S. security and defense assistance programs around the world, including arms sales and training programs.
  • Mobilizing direct legal aid and systemic policy advocacy, The International Refugee Assistance Project serves the world's most persecuted individuals and empowers new human rights leaders.

Program Guidelines

The Fund’s Peacebuilding program aims to advance just and durable peace by supporting innovative and collaborative approaches and policies for conflict prevention, management, and transformation and strengthening constituencies and political will for conflict transformation and durable peace.

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Funding Strategies

Featured Grantees

In Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, observes Afghan National Police training prior to a International Security Assistance Force change-of-command ceremony in 2011.

Center for International Policy, Inc.
An IRAP client explains her story with the help of a volunteer interpreter in Amman, Jordan. (Courtesy Susannah Stevens/IRAP.)
Urban Justice Center
Solar panels set up by Comet-ME among the tents of a community in the South Hebron Hills.
COMET-ME

News and updates

The Iran Project Releases Statement in Support of the JCPOA and Diplomacy

Along with former diplomats and leaders from the national security community, The Iran Project issued a statement recommending the U.S. not withdraw from the nuclear deal and instead pursue a comprehensive policy that furthers U.S. national security interests and pushes back against Iran’s threatening actions in the region.

Stephen Heintz and Ben Rhodes Discuss American-Iranian Relations

Fund President Stephen Heintz introduced and moderated a keynote discussion with Ben Rhodes, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting, about U.S.-Iran relations a year after the signing of the Iranian nuclear deal.

International Refugee Assistance Project Director Recognized

Rebecca Heller, the director and co-founder of the International Refugee Assistance Project, was awarded the 2015 Charles Bronfman Prize for its work providing legal services to some of the world’s most vulnerable people.