https://ploughshares.org/
Ploughshares Fund

Founding year: 1981

Staff: 41

Budget: $8m

Joseph Cirincione (President)

Is a “philanthropic peace and security foundation dedicated to building a world where nuclear weapons are never used again.” It uses a “unique approach to grant-making” wherein its network of 85 organizations and 200 “thought leaders, innovators, media experts, advocates and campaigners” work on “facilitating advocacy and media efforts” to bring attention to worthwhile issues such as nuclear threats as well as peace and security issues in the hopes of “influencing the national narrative on nuclear policy.” It pools contributions from individuals and invests them in initiatives that aim to prevent the use of nuclear weapons and nip conflicts that could lead to their use in the bud.

Areas of interest:

Initiatives:

Publications

 

  Organization Type

  Geographic Foci

  New Subjects

Related Content

Operated by the National Ground Water Association it is a “network of people, businesses and communities proactively protecting groundwater for sustainable use today and tomorrow.” Thus, works providing “motivational and…

Young leaders are not just aspiring leaders of the future, but, in recent decades, appear as major factors in raising awareness of and popularizing the most urgent problems of our…

Education is not merely a Sustainable Development Goal (#4), but also an important tool to address the broad range of security and sustainability issues.  Obviously, we cannot have security without…