The Grant Program increases the breadth and depth of the Institute's work by supporting peacebuilding projects managed by non-profit organizations including educational institutions, research institutions, and civil society organizations.
In over twenty years of grantmaking, the Grant Program's Annual Grant Competition and Priority Grant Competition have received nearly 10,000 applications and awarded more than 2,000 grants. The Institute has provided funding to grantees located in more than 47 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, and in 81 foreign countries.
The Institute is redesigning its grant competitions. Please check back in January to learn more about USIP grantmaking.
Cross-cultural dialogue is essential for peacebuilding. Finding innovative approaches to such exchange is at the heart of an initiative called Jerusalem Stories, for which USIP was a primary grantor. | Read More
USIP-funded grantee, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela has received several awards for her book titled A Human Being Died That Night: A South African Story of Forgiveness (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003). Awards include the 2007 Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Medal; the Alan Paton Award for Non-Fiction Writing (called the Pulitzer Prize of South Africa); and the Christopher Award for Adult Non-Fiction in the United States. | Read More (External Link)