• Grantee Spotlight: The Arms Control Association

    Ploughshares Fund counts the Arms Control Association (ACA) among our most trusted and effective partners. The organization plays a leadership role in Ploughshares Fund’s current policy campaigns and helps lay the groundwork for its longer-term goals though analy­sis, media outreach, and...

    February 22, 2021 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Grantee Spotlight: MoveOn

    Rahna Epting is the executive director of MoveOn, which works to advance progressive policies and social change. Over the past 20 years, MoveOn members have been part of game-changing victories that have prioritized peace and diplomacy over war, including recently organizing national rapid-...

    April 2, 2020 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • The Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft

    The Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft (Quincy Institute) is an action-oriented think tank whose goal is to lay the foundation for a new foreign policy centered on diplomatic engagement and military restraint. Its founders, which include former NIAC President Trita Parsi, believe the...

    March 11, 2020 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • Fewer Warheads, More Spending

    Ploughshares Fund grantees Tri-Valley CAREs, which advocates an end to new nuclear weapons development activities at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, and Hans Kristensen of the ...

    April 5, 2016 - By Will Lowry
  • Looking to the Future of Nonproliferation

    I had the opportunity to live in Jerusalem and experienced first-hand the regional security situation in the Middle East, including the debate over the establishment of a Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone in the region. My experiences solidified my belief that human security cannot be...

    March 10, 2016 - By Will Lowry
  • Holistic Approach to Nonproliferation

    In honor of National Women’s History Month, each week Ploughshares Fund will be honoring the women who have been instrumental in advocating for nuclear nonproliferation and recognizing leaders in the field.  Since one month is not enough to speak on all the amazing women in nonproliferation, we present you with a Bonus Week! Guest Blogger Ellen Laipson, President and CEO of the Stimson Center, was kind enough to share her thoughts on nonproliferation and the work being done at Stimson.

    April 5, 2013 - By admin
  • In honor of National Women’s History Month, each week Ploughshares Fund will be honoring the women who have been instrumental in advocating for nuclear nonproliferation. This week we explore the role of the younger generation of women in nonproliferation efforts and the future of nonproliferation advocacy. We spoke with Kelsey Davenport, a Nonproliferation Analyst for the Arms Control Association, a Ploughshares Fund Grantee, and one of the up and coming women leaders on nuclear issues.

    March 21, 2013 - By Jessica Sleight
  • Two of Ploughshares Fund’s longtime partners and grantees, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Brookings Institution won commendation this week in the British magazine The Prospect’

    July 13, 2012 - By admin
  • I recently returned from a trip to Turkey organized by the Truman National Security Project in conjunction with the New York-based Turkish Cultural Center.

    August 13, 2009 - By Alexandra Bell