PBS's "To The Contrary" documentary features "Karamah and Gender Justice in Islam". This episode was aired on April 27, 2015.
Religion News Service Article by David Gibson to advance peace and respect for religious diversity with the El-Hibri Foundation.
EHF brought together top experts in neuroscience and peacebuilding to inspire better connections between the human brain and the how we seek to advance peace and respect for diversity. www.elhibrifoundation.org/live // #neuropeace
“Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story,” a film by grantee Unity Productions Foundation, aired on PBS. The film focuses on a Muslim women’s defiance of the Nazis in WW II Paris.
Religions for Peace USA is a collaborative, non-profit organization seeking to foster interfaith understanding.
The Tannenbaum Center is a non-sectarian organization that promotes mutual respect through practical programs that bridge religious differences and combat prejudice in schools, workplaces, health care settings and areas of armed conflict.
UPF's mission is "working for peace through media." As an independent, non-profit educational media production organization, it seeks to build a better world by increasing understanding of and dialogue about the world's spiritual and cultural traditions.
Established in 2003, the Muslim Community Network (MCN) works to strengthen and unify the diverse New York City Muslim community through education, collaboration and advocacy.
In 2013, with the support of the El-Hibri Foundation, Americans for Informed Democracy (AIDemocracy) expanded its Hope Not Hate Project empowering youth as young global citizens by sparking dialogue around U.S.-Muslim relations, fostering interfaith understanding, and cultivating the skills youth need to envision and demand a more peaceful, healthy, just and sustainable world.
WHAT WE SUPPORT
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The Foundation provides grants promoting peace and respect for diversity to publicly funded, non-profit 501 (c)(3) organizations based in the US for project support, organizational operating costs and capacity building. The duration of most grants is one year.
All EHF grant giving is managed through an annual, two-stage application process. The first stage includes submission of a short “Letter of Intent” (LOI) by interested grant applicants. After review by the EHF staff and Board, a limited number of applicants will be invited to submit full grant proposals.
In 2015, the Foundation will accept LOI proposals on the selected topics outlined below in the section 2015 Grant Focal Areas. LOI proposals on these topics can be submitted through the online application form between May 1 to June 25. Final applicants receive notification of grant awards in December 2015, with funding beginning in January 2016. The El-Hibri Foundation does not award discretionary (out of cycle) or interim grants.
Click here for a list of previous EHF grants.
2015 Grant Focal Areas
In 2015, EHF will only award new grants addressing the following topics. If an organization’s LOI proposal does not address one of the topics outlined below, it will not be considered. For more explanation of the focal areas, click here.
1. Demonstrating the impact of peace education on youth through careful assessment.
2. Understanding the relationship between peacebuilding, the social neurosciences and experimental psychology.
3. Disseminating information about the shared values of the Abrahamic traditions—Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
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