Created in 2000, the Julia Taft Fund for Refugees supports projects that fill gaps in refugee services not already being addressed by other organizations and that can be filled locally.
Past grant recipients have implemented projects focused on establishing job training / vocational training, establishing youth councils, human rights education, and HIV/AIDS education and advocacy.
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1. Successful projects are those that are not being addressed by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), other international organizations, or non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that are already receiving U.S. government funding.
2. All proposals are required to have at least 50% of the beneficiaries be refugees.
3. The Julia Taft Fund for Refugees is limited to registered NGOs with at least one-two years of experience working in Botswana.
4. Local NGOs and international NGOs not receiving broader refugee program funding from the United States government are eligible to apply.
5. All proposal submissions must include a copy of the NGO’s code of conduct, which must be consistent with the UN’s Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) recommendations on the prevention of sexual abuse and exploitation. Any proposal without a code of conduct will be ineligible for funding.
6. Applicant organizations must be registered in SAM.gov and registered and able to provide a DUNS number. It is advisable for organizations to register and obtain their DUNS number the soonest possible.
Award Ceiling: USD$25,000.
The 12-month project performance period will begin in/around July 2021.
NGOs are invited to submit their proposed projects by close of business (5:00 p.m. GMT +2) on February 15, 2021.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330856