Peacebuilding

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 and transformation and by 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

RBF President Stephen Heintz Joins Call to Engage in Diplomacy with Iran

The National Coalition to Prevent an Iranian Nuclear Weapon on Sunday released a statement calling on President Trump to temper his administration's unilateral pressure on Iran with diplomatic engagement.

RBF Opens Search for Peacebuilding Program Director

The Program Director will be responsible for developing and executing RBF’s strategy for the Peacebuilding Program and for oversight of all of its existing and future grantmaking, initiatives, and partnerships.

Hedayatullah Zaheer “Zee” Khan, Afghan Youth Leader and Peace Activist, Killed in Bomb Attack on Jalalabad Cricket Stadium

Mr. Khan dedicated his life to the struggle for peace and unity and was widely respected in Afghanistan. He was a passionate and courageous leader who bridged divides across communities, worked to empower the marginalized, and believed ardently in a peaceful future for his country.