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Global Innovation Programs to Address Gender-based Violence in Conflict-Affected Humanitarian Emergencies 2021

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted March 24, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on April 25, 2021
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The U.S. Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking applications for its Global Innovation Programs to Address Gender-based Violence in Conflict-Affected Humanitarian Emergencies 2021.

This announcement is for submissions related to innovation in Gender-based Violence (GBV) prevention and response.

PRM seeks innovative proposals that advance GBV programming and practice at the field level, with a particular focus on global initiatives and efforts that improve the quality and accessibility of services for women, girls, and survivors of GBV.

PRM will prioritize submissions that contribute to a broader evidence-based and build upon current standards to document good approaches or practice for the wider humanitarian community and submissions that promote inter-agency and inter-sectoral leadership and improve coordination at global and field levels.

PRM strongly encourages programs that target the needs of vulnerable and underserved groups among the beneficiary population (such groups may include: women; children; adolescents; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or intersex (LGBTQI+) individuals; older persons; the sick; persons with disabilities; and members of minority communities) and can demonstrate what steps have been taken to meet the specific and unique protection and assistance needs of these vulnerable groups effectively.

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Because of PRM’s mandate to provide protection, assistance, and sustainable solutions for refugees and victims of conflict, PRM will consider funding only those projects that include a target beneficiary base of at least 50 percent refugees (this includes country case studies chosen).

Single country GBV service provision proposals will not be considered.

Eligibility Criteria:
1. U.S. 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 the 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 (as listed below) before the closing date of the funding announcement.

Proposals must align with one or more of the following program areas:
a) Humanitarian Protection and Assistance;
b) Gender-based Violence Prevention and Response.

Proposals for innovation in GBV prevention and response must be in line with the following themes:
> Improving Service Provision through Innovation;
> Research, Evaluation, and Uptake.

Proposals must have a concrete implementation plan with well-conceived objectives and indicators that are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and reliable, time-bound, and trackable (SMART), have established baselines, and include at least one outcome or impact indicator per objective; objectives should be clearly linked to the sectors.

Programs period of performance of one year (12 months) not to exceed three years (36 months) from the proposed start date will be considered.

Funding floor per award (lowest $$ value): USD$500,000
Funding ceiling per award (highest $$ value): UAS$1,000,000.

Proposal submission deadline: Monday, April 26, 2021 at 11:59:59 p.m. (23:59:59) EDT.

All documents must be in English.

Each applicant is required to:
a. be registered in SAM at ( before submitting its application;
b. provide a valid DUNS number in its application; and
c. continue to maintain an active SAM registration with current information at all times during which it has an active PRM award or an application or plan under consideration by PRM.

All applicants must submit application packages through the website PRM strongly recommends submitting your application packages early to allow time to address any technical difficulties that may arise on the website.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 24
Mar 24

Friendly reminders:
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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?
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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;
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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, this website and/or its Resources section!
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Mar 26
Mar 26

Thanks, Ana.