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2021 NGO Programs benefiting Vulnerable PRM Populations of Concern in South America

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted February 10, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on March 2, 2021
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The U.S. Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for NGO programs benefiting vulnerable PRM populations of concern in South America.

Proposals must align with one or more of the following program areas:
a) Humanitarian Protection and Assistance;
b) Interim and Durable Solutions.

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Proposed activities should primarily support Venezuelan refugees, asylum seekers, and vulnerable migrants in Brazil, the Caribbean region (Aruba, Curacao, the Dominican Republic, Guyana, and Trinidad and Tobago), Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, a Regional Program for Gender-based Violence Prevention and Response; and Colombian refugees, asylum seekers, and vulnerable migrants in Venezuela.

PRM will consider funding only those programs that include a target beneficiary base of at least 50 percent refugees, asylum seekers, and vulnerable migrants.

Eligible Applicants:
1. Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with IRS, other than institutions of higher education (U.S.-based NGOs must be able to demonstrate proof of non-profit tax status);
2. Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status with IRS, other than institutions of higher education (overseas-based NGOs must be able to demonstrate proof of registration in country of domicile); and
3. International multilateral organizations, such as United Nations agencies, should not submit proposals through in response to this NOFO;
4. Multilateral organizations that are seeking funding for programs relevant to this announcement should contact the PRM Program Officer before the closing date of this funding announcement.

Only period of performance of one-year (12 months) cycles for two years (24 months) will be considered.

Funding floor and ceilling per award per year (lowest and highest $$ value) vary per country.

Closing Date for Applications: March 03, 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Feb 10
Feb 10

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse and its website

Jill Langhus
Feb 10
Feb 10

Thanks, Ana.