Bloody wars, mushroom clouds, collapsed skyscrapers, vulnerable populations – these are part of the human condition in today's violent world.
But there is cause for hope. Millions of people are working for peace. Global policy and service networks have emerged as transnational problem solvers. International institutions to provide peace and security for all people are gaining capacity and effectiveness.
Philanthropy has a critical role to play in bringing about a more peaceful world. The Peace and Security Funders Group is a network of foundation staff, trustees, and philanthropists committed to doing everything they can to promote international peace and security. Together we are greater than the sum of our parts.
PSFG 2013 Federal Policy Briefing March 17 - 19, Washington, DC
As the Obama Administration launches an historic second term and a new Congress takes its seat, now is the time to take stock of the forces rocking our nation's politics and shaping our national political agenda. Critical issues of human rights and international peace are at stake.
Make plans now to join your colleagues in Washington to consider how we can best promote international peace and human rights. This bi-annual event is co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Funders Group and the Peace and Security Funders Group.
Register Now. Click here for the registration form.
See you there!
A NEW HOME FOR PSFG
As of July 1, PSFG will become a project of the Fund for
Constitutional Government. The FCG is a
publicly funded foundation based in Washington, which has a history of serving
as a fiscal sponsor for many different organizations. We are very pleased about this coming
transition and look forward to a productive partnership.
our founding in 1999, we have been under the fiscal sponsorship of the Ploughshares
Fund. We are tremendously grateful to
the Fund, which has been a most gracious and compatible host for all these
New Report on Women, Peace and Security
PSFG has published a new study on “Philanthropic Investments in the Emerging Field ofWomen, Peace and Security.”
The report discusses the origins and components of this new field, and
presents a snapshot view of private foundation funding in this field
based on extensive data collected by PSFG. Click here to view the report.