funding opportunity announcement

The Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration is pleased to announce this Notice of Funding Opportunity for NGO programs Benefiting Refugees in Ethiopia and Kenya 2021.

Funding Opportunity Title:

FY 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunity for NGO programs benefiting refugees in Ethiopia and Kenya

The U.S Department of State, Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (PRM) has announced 2020 Notice of Funding Opportunity for NGO programs benefiting refugees in Ethiopia and Kenya.

 

Program Areas

Proposals must support one or more of the following program areas:

  • Humanitarian Protection and Assistance
  • Interim and Durable Solutions

Sectors

Proposed activities should primarily support refugee populations in Ethiopia and Kenya; Proposals for the two countries should not be combined. PRM will consider funding only those programs that include a target beneficiary base of at least 50 percent refugees.

 

In Ethiopia:

For activities in Afar, proposals may focus on one or more of the following areas of intervention:

  • Nutrition and/or food security (activities to support diet diversification or food-related livelihoods)

For activities in Benishangul-Gumuz, proposals may focus on one or more of the following areas of intervention:

  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
  • Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH)

For activities in Somali ( Dollo Ado), proposals may focus on one or more of the following areas of intervention:

  • Education
  • Health
  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
  • Nutrition and food security (activities to support diet diversification or food-related livelihoods)
  • Child protection
  • Gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response
  • Protection (with a priority placed on assistance to elderly persons with specific needs; and/or to persons living with disabilities)

For activities in Gambella, proposals may focus on one or more of the following areas of intervention:

  • Protection (child protection and/or GBV prevention and response; assistance to elderly persons with specific needs; and/or to persons living with disabilities; community social cohesion)
  • Education
  • Health
  • Nutrition and/or food security (activities to support diet diversification or food-related livelihoods)
  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
  • For activities in Tigray, proposals may focus on one or more of the following areas of intervention:
  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
  • For activities in Afar, proposals may focus on one or more of the following areas of intervention:
  • Nutrition and/or food security (activities to support diet diversification or food-related livelihoods)

 

In Kenya:

  • For activities in refugee hosting areas in Nairobi, proposals may focus on one or more of the following areas of intervention:
    • Protection (with a priority placed for LGBTI and other vulnerable groups not able to live in the Kakuma/Kalobeyei or Dadaab refugee camps because of protection concerns).
  • For activities in refugee hosting areas in Dadaab, proposals may focus on one or more of the following areas of intervention:
    • Child protection (with a priority placed on separated and unaccompanied minors)
    • Primary health
    • Primary education
  • For activities in refugee hosting areas in Kakuma and Kalobeyei, proposals may focus on one or more of the following areas of intervention:
    • Child protection (with a priority placed on separated and unaccompanied minors)
    • Primary health
    • Primary education

Funding Information

  • Funding floor per award: $800,000
  • Funding ceiling per award: $2,000,000
  • Anticipated Number of Awards: PRM anticipates, but makes no guarantee, of selecting up to 18 (10 for Ethiopia and 8 for Kenya) proposals to be awarded through this announcement.
  • Anticipated Amount to be Awarded Total: PRM anticipates, but makes no guarantee, to award up to approximately $30,000,000 million total (first year only for Ethiopia and Kenya through this NOFO.
  • Period of Performance: Program periods of performance of one-year (12 months) from the proposed start date will be considered.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education International Organizations. International multilateral organizations, such as United Nations agencies, should not submit proposals through Grants.gov in response to this Notice of Funding Opportunity announcement.
  • Multilateral organizations that are seeking funding for programs relevant to this announcement should contact the PRM Program Officer on or before the closing date of the funding announcement.

Deadline: 5 March 2020

For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=331049

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