Friends of Liberia (FOL) seeks to positively affect Liberia by supporting education, social, economic and humanitarian programs.
a) General Education:
> Developing literacy skills in children;
> Developing or improving literacy skills in adults;
> Training of teachers and school administrators;
> Educating girls;
> STEM education program support;
> Vocational training programs (may include school-age or adult work skills, development of market analyses, start-up supplies, etc. in programs with measurable sustainability).
b) Health Education:
> Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) programs for schools, including structural facilities for sanitation purposes.
> Training of teachers and administrators in implementing health education curriculum.
> Educating communities about basic health and hygiene practices.
> Focusing on educational and support for medical staff (doctors, midwives, nurses, etc.).
> Educating patients about hygiene and health.
c) Psychosocial Support Systems for Vulnerable Groups (Children, Youth, Women and Other High-Risk Groups):
> Providing nurturing environments with education, shelter, food, etc. for Vulnerable Groups with measurable plans for sustainability and self- independence.
> Programs should go beyond immediate or short-term counseling. Support should be long-term and enable Vulnerable Groups to become independent and productive members of society.
Utilize This Offer
a) General Education;
b) Health Education;
c) Psychosocial Support Systems for Vulnerable Groups (Children, Youth, Women and Other High-Risk Groups).
1. Only nonprofit organizations working independently of the government of Liberia are eligible to apply. If the group receives support from GOL for another program, it will be examined carefully to ensure there is no appearance of or conflict of interests.
2. The organization must be officially registered by the Liberian government as a not-for-profit organization or be partnered with such.
3. Preference will be given to organizations based in Liberia.
4. FOL will not award a grant that is the exclusive source of support for the program or project proposed.
Award: small grants of up to USD$3,000.
Applications can be submitted any time of the year.
Proposals that are accepted will be recommended for funding during the next FOL Board meeting.
Applications must be sent electronically.
For more information, please visit https://fol.org/programs/small-grants/