International Peacemakers’ Fund

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IPF project in Bangladesh

IPF project in Bangladesh

Applications for 2019 are now open!

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God.

Blessed are those who are persecuted for truth’s sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven. (Matthew 5 v9-10)

When nonviolent peacemaking is given a real chance, it relieves suffering, invites atonement and forgiveness, and makes communities safer. In short, it transforms the world.

For close to 15 years, FoR has run an International Peacemakers’ Fund (IPF). It provides financial support to grassroots initiatives that work towards peace and reconciliation in war torn communities around the globe.

Projects are carefully selected, to ensure all use nonviolent methods to address causes of conflict, promote dialogue and build reconciliation. Click here to find out more about the projects we have supported in the past.

 

Applying to the fund

If you want your project to be considered for funding, please read the guidance notes below carefully to check you are eligible. If so, please fill out an application form and send it to ipf@for.org.uk. The deadline for applications is 31 December 2018 and decisions about which projects to fund will be made in January or February 2019, with the projects themselves starting as soon as possible afterwards.

IPF Guidance Notes 2019

IPF Application Form for 2019 projects

 

Donating to the fund

Ready to make a difference? ┬áIf you believe that peace is possible through the work of committed peacemakers, please make a donation – all are gratefully received, no matter how big or small, and all contributions from individuals go directly to the selected projects.

Sending a cheque? Please make it out to “Fellowship of Reconciliation” and include a note saying it is for IPF. Please use IPF as your Special Instruction on bank transfers.

If you have any questions, please contact the office.

Thank you.