USIP Grants & Fellowhsips

A USIP grantee in Somalia is introducing the first widely available peace education program in the country's history. This civil society organization is bringing together education experts and specialists from Somalia, Somaliland and Puntland to revise... Learn More
Indian River State College made a compelling case that the humanitarian aid community as a whole lacked sufficient capacity to train field managers who can operate effectively in crisis situations, and that the demand for leaders of humanitarian operations is... Learn More
While some argue that the National Dialogue did not go far enough on many of the mandated issues, most Yemenis who participated in the process considered it to be a successful exercise. At a minimum, it succeeded in bringing together different political... Learn More
In July 2013, USIP awarded OSCAR (Organization for Social and Cultural Awareness and Rehabilitation), an Afghan NGO a small grant to educate and train local civil society groups in Kunar Province to oppose corruption. OSCAR empowered civil society groups to... Learn More
Reflecting USIP’s commitment to promoting public understanding of peaceful alternatives to violent conflict, the Afghanistan Priority Grant Competition supports nonprofit organizations that employ cost-effective approaches to improving local capacities... Learn More
This violence – which includes rape, forced marriage, domestic abuse, emotional and social abuse, and violence based on gender – affects people of all ages and sexes. SGBV has a wide range of emotional, physical, and social effects on survivors... Learn More
Murray, a native of Pittsburgh, spoke to graduate students for one hour about “Careers in Peacebuilding.” During this workshop, Murray provided an overview of the field of peacebuilding and the NGOs and agencies that work within it, as well as... Learn More
Two separate grants from the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) have been supporting grassroots efforts by Iraqi civil society groups to help some of the country’s young people to effect change and overcome disparaging stereotypes of other ethnic and... Learn More