Since its beginning in 2003, the Peace Education Fund (PEF) has provided awards and grants to WNY individuals and groups working for peace, justice, and respect for the earth.

This year we are working in collaboration with Sen. Thompson's Buffalo Niagara Green Expo and the 2010 Buffalo-Niagara Earth Day Celebration to celebrate Earth Day/Week this April.

The Peace Education Fund is hosting or co-hosting three events:
  1. An Opening Celebration/Concert on Saturday, April 17, 2010
  2. A Talk by Walter Simpson on Sunday, April 18th at the Burchfield-Penney Art Center Auditorium, followed by planting a tree of peace
  3. A Closing event, The Gala Lizzard Ball, on Saturday, April 24 th
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SPONSORSHIP: The success of these events depends to a great extent on our sponsors, who lend their names and financial support.

We have 4 levels of sponsorship packages, as detailed on the sponsorship commitment form. CLICK TO GO TO PDF You can select the level of participation that best meets your needs and be secure in the knowledge that your sponsorship fee will be used to help the Peace Education Fund promote the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations and peoples, and stewardship of the earth.

We're counting on your support, and will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Thank you in advance for your willingness to support the efforts of the Peace Education Fund and make a difference in our community.