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The Peace Development Fund is more than a grantmaker: our model of philanthropy involves direct funding, advocacy where appropriate and partnerships built around mutual respect, sharing of resources, and transparency of planning and decision-making. We endeavor to be a key “go-to” foundation on issues of peace, human rights, social justice and environmental protection. We work to counter-balance dominant power structures by moving resources and sharing decision-making with activist groups and communities. Learn more…

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  • Carbon Diet New Year’s Resolution
    Written by Lora Wondolowski, Director of Advancement and Communications, Peace Development Fund With the turning of the New Year, many are turning to New Year’s resolutions and self-improvement. It is an […]
  • Expanding Genocide to Include Gender
    Content Warning: contains discussion of rape and sexual assault By: Ellen Kiernan Did you know that gender is not currently included in the definition of genocide? According to the United […]