Deadline: 27 May 2014
The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) is accepting grant proposals for the NGO (non-governmental organization) Programs Benefiting Refugees in Ethiopia and Kenya.
Target areas in Ethiopia are - Dollo Ado (Melkadida, Bokolmayo, and/or Buramino camps only), Gambella, Jijiga, and Tigray. Funding priorities and sub-priorities vary in each target locations. PRM strongly encourages programs that target the needs of potentially vulnerable and underserved groups among the beneficiary population.
Grant application can be made for maximum $1,500,000 per year. Initial application can be made for up to 3 years.
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with IRS, other than institutions of higher education; Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status with IRS, other than institutions of higher education; and International Organizations are eligible to apply for the grant.
- Proposals should be shared with UNHCR in advance of submission and must be developed in full consultation with UNHCR to ensure coherence with its overall comprehensive planning for refugee operations.
- Proposals must have a concrete implementation plan with well-conceived objectives and indicators.
- Proposals must adhere to relevant international standards for humanitarian assistance.
- For Ethiopia, proposals must be accompanied by a letter from the UNHCR Addis Ababa Office showing endorsement of the proposed activities and inclusion on the Government of Ethiopia’s Agency for Refugee and Returnee Affairs’ (ARRA) accountability matrix (3W matrix).
- For Kenya, proposals must be accompanied by a letter from the UNHCR Nairobi Office showing endorsement of the proposed activities and inclusion on the respective camp’s accountability matrix (3W matrix).
Note: Proposals must be submitted via grants.gov. Please begin the registration to grants.gov as soon as possible (if yet not registered) because it might take two weeks and sometimes more to finalize the registration.
For more information, please visit Funding Opportunity Announcement and read the whole document before preparing the proposal template. PRM recommends applicants to use the template that can be available upon email request from the PRM’s NGO Coordinator. Find the email address on the document.