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Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund (TDRF) for Ethiopia and Sudan (ongoing)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 9, 2022 from Brazil
Expires on December 30, 2023
Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund (TDRF) logo
Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund (TDRF) logo

Applications are open for the Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund (TDRF) to leverage all the assets—in the diaspora, Tigray, and Sudan— to support active projects that can sustainably improve health, economic, nutrition and education outcomes of the countless lives impacted by the war in Tigray.

The Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund (TDRF) is a U.S.- based. charitable 501(c)3) not-for-profit organization. The organization was founded in 2018 by a group of professional dispora response to an increase in Tigrayan displacement from various parts of Ethiopia.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. Applicants must:
a) be active or have an accessible network in Tigray and Sudan for the proposed project implementation;
b) have the capacity to implement the project within 30 to 90 days of receipt of funds;
c) be a registered not-for-profit (under applicable law), non-governmental, philanthropic, public service-oriented or community-based organization.
2. Proposals must address one or more of the following SDGs:
a) Disaster relief – activities in this category involve providing humanitarian aid to persons and communities who have suffered from the catastrophic situation caused by the war;
b) Economic well-being – activities in this category involve providing financial assistance to families due to unstable source of income and loss of assets;
c) Education – activities in this category involve offering learning opportunities to young people who have had their education disrupted by the war;
d) Health – activities in this category involve delivering health care services.

TDRF strives to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all ages across Tigray.

TDRF will partner to fund projects from US$5,000 to US$25,000 that support work in alignment with the mission, vission, and programmtic goals of TDRF.

Deadline: rolling basis.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 09
Jan 09

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Best regards,

Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Jan 10
Jan 10

Thanks, Ana.