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Abe Keller Peace Education Fund


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Board Member

The Abe Keller Peace Education Fund was created in 1998 to support peace and justice education activities in the Puget Sound region through fund-raising and grant-making. By supporting local and small-scale projects where our funding can have a significant impact, we turn many small contributions into a collective force for social change.

Board member Requirements - Expected to contribute leadership and other capacity-building skills (noted below)

  • Must be committed to supporting a broad range of education and action efforts that work to build peace and/or increase social justice in our society.
  • Prefer experience with, knowledge of, and/or contacts with local/regional social justice community and organizations.
  • Must be willing to engage in fundraising, and expand current fundraising models.
  • Will be called upon to help increase outreach and visibility for the organization.
  • Must be available to attend monthly board meetings in person or online and participate in email discussions and decisions as needed.

Board member skills desired (one or more of the following):

  • Experience with grant analysis
  • Experience with social media publicity
  • Accounting/Treasurer experience
  • Website design/maintenance experience 


Examples of past grantees:

Colectiva Legal del Pueblo: Collective organization founded for and by undocumented immigrants to build community leadership for migrant justice through legal advocacy and education.

Somali Family Safety Task Force: Serving refugee and immigrant women and families

Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility: For the Nobel Peace Prize celebratory and educational event in Seattle to raise awareness of nuclear weapons issues, galvanize new and existing activists to take action, and recognize the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) in Oslo on Dec.10th, UN Human Rights Day.

Kids for Peace – Seattle: Organizing two interfaith youth workshops in collaboration with other community groups, to educate and empower youth to reach across religious barriers, promote acceptance, and speak up against Islamophobia and other forms of intolerance.

WA Immigrant Solidarity Network: Protect and advance the power of immigrant and refugee communities through a multiracial, multilingual, and multi-faith coalition. Our organizing strategy educates and mobilizes statewide to uphold and defend the rights and dignity of all immigrants and refugees, centering the voices of impacted communities.

Yakima Immigrant Response Network: The Yakima Immigration Response Network is a Yakima County-based group of volunteers working to support immigrant communities throughout the Yakima Valley.


Seattle Peace Chorus: The mission of the Seattle Peace Chorus is to communicate through music the desire for a just and peaceful world; to consistently present this message through choral excellence and nonviolent activism; to celebrate life in all its diversity; to build and sustain harmonious relationships and cultural bridges locally and globally

The Abe Keller Peace Education Fund was created in 1998 to support peace and justice education activities in the Puget Sound region through fund-raising and grant-making. By supporting local and small-scale projects where our funding…

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Location

Redmond, WA

How to Apply

Please send an email of interest to abekellerfund@gmail.com. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Please send an email of interest to abekellerfund@gmail.com. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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