Peace Education Fund
Through the cooperation of Riverside-Salem UCC/DC, a PEACE EDUCATION FUND (PEF) has
Peace education is directed to the full development of the human personality and the
strenghtening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms; it promotes
understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations and peoples, and among all
racial, ethnic and religious groups; it respects all beings, their habitats and their
This fund will help support the work of local peace educators and projects, including
the Women in Black silent weekly peace vigils and the Interfaith Peace
Donations not designated for Women in Black or the Interfaith Peace Network go into
a "General Fund". This fund is used to provide support to individuals, organizations
or projects, through an Award / Grant process.
2015 Peace on Earth Month
2014 Peace Education Fund Funding Boost
Thank you to everyone who helped support us in our 2014 funding boost on Indiegogo.
Some of the projects we have helped to fund over the years include : PeaceJam; Prisoners Are People, Too; Latin American Solidarity Committee; Tom Potts' dental clinic; Journeys of Solutions (4 Walls Project in El Sauce, Nicaragua); NETO for Healing at the Heart of Niagara; “Reaching Out to Africa” – medical supplies to Sudan; support for travel to Nevada Desert Experience, a Voices for Creative NonViolence walk in Iowa, and to D.C. for environmental witness.
2014 Funding Boost Indiegogo Campaign
Please consider making a direct donation (below) if you would like to help us continue our work.
Please consider making a donation to the Peace Education fund through the Riverside-Salem
UCC donation link below.
Please specify whether your donation is for Women in Black, the
Interfaith Peace Network, the Restricted Investment Account or the Peace Education
Fund Grant Program
The Peace Education Fund (PEF) is seeking additional members who share
our vision and values. We meet on the fourth Monday of the Month
in the afternoon and every Monday afternoon when it is nearing April --our
most active time of the year.
We meet at 1272 Delaware Avenue in Buffalo, and we are especially
seeking people who have fund-raising experience and lots of
Peace Education Fund
c/o Riverside-Salem UCC/DC
PO Box 207
Grand Island, NY 14072