The Iraq Foundation is a non-profit organization aiming to promote democracy, human rights,
and civil society in Iraq, and help Iraq in contributing to regional stability.


ERW Final Report

November 20, 2017 - Projects

Empowering Returnee Women Final Report Over the course of 9 months Iraq Foundation trained female head of households in liberated areas of return in the three provinces of Anbar, Nenawa, and Salaheddin. Through these trainings, the women developed the capacity to serve as leaders and advocates for other women in their communities as they rebuild their lives. This report details objectives, results, success stories, and recommendations based on IF’s assessments throughout the project.              

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Contractual Proposal Writer Position The Iraq Foundation (IF) is a 501(c)3 organization focused on promoting democracy and human rights in Iraq. The Foundation works on a variety of issues including improved governance, support to IDPs, women’s rights, and youth engagement. IF is seeking a professional proposal writer to assist the Foundation in preparing grants for potential donors. This position will involve working with the Foundation on a contractual basis. The ideal candidate will be a technical expert in the proposal writing process with a proven record of success in obtaining funds for NGO projects. This position will be offered as a limited term contract and may be extended based upon the candidate’s performance. Qualifications: – Proven record of successfully funded proposals, especially in response to US Government RFPs – Good understanding of issues related to IF’s work and interests – The … Continue reading

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Ramadan, the ninth month in the Muslim lunar calendar, is a time of piety and philanthropy for Iraqis practicing Islam. The rich traditions of the holiday center on food and community. Special breads, sweets, and juices are prepared and many families celebrate iftar together, breaking fast and practicing the Islamic tenant of generosity at each other’s homes or a local mosque. Ramadan is a time of joy and celebration, yet years of instability have altered Iraqis’ ability to partake in many traditions, changing the culture and practices of a treasured celebration. For refugees fleeing the country, internally displaced persons (IDPs) in camps, and those living in cities and villages, cultural shifts have transformed how Ramadan is celebrated, deeply affecting all Iraqis. The past fourteen years of conflict and destruction in Iraq have transformed virtually every aspect of life for the … Continue reading

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Key Biodiversity Areas of Iraq IF is proud to support Key Biodiversity Areas of Iraq, an in-depth analysis of critical areas throughout Iraq in desperate need of conservation. This book is the combined effort of Nature Iraq and the Iraqi Ministry of Health and Environment, which began field research in 2004 to identify Iraq’s Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) that hold significant biological diversity with a range of animal species and plant life that must be protected. Follow the link above to learn more about the beauty of nature in Iraq and the importance of its preservation, and purchase a copy here on the Amazon marketplace.  

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