FY 2011 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO programs benefiting refugees and refugee returnees in Burundi, the DRC, Tanzania and Uganda
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Federal Grant Title:
FY 2011 FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR NGO PROGRAMS BENEFITING REFUGEES AND REFUGEE RETURNEES IN BURUNDI, THE DRC, TANZANIA AND UGANDA
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Additional Information on Eligibility
(1) Nonprofits having a 501 (c)(3) status with IRS, other than institutions of higher education and International Organizations; and (2) International Organizations.
"Limited funding is available to support NGO programs assisting refugees in Tanzania and Uganda and for programs assisting refugee returnees and receiving communities in Burundi and the DRC. TANZANIA and UGANDA - Proposals for Tanzania should focus exclusively on life-saving basic preventative and curative healthcare assistance in the remaining refugee camps in western Tanzania (Nyaragusu and Mtabila). - Proposals for Uganda should focus on life-saving basic preventative and curative healthcare assistance and/or gender based violence prevention and response in the refugee settlements in the southwest. BURUNDI and the DRC - Proposed activities for Burundi should support the repatriation and reintegration of Burundi refugees in Primarily in Bururi, Rutana, and Makamba Provinces, however; other return areas will be considered if adequate need is demonstrated in the proposal. - Proposed activities for the DRC should support the repatriation and reintegration of Congolese refugees in areas to which UNHCR is actively facilitating repatriation (currently Katanga and South Kivu). - Proposals should focus on health/mental health, water, sanitation, shelter, sustainable livelihood promotion, primary education (please note: we are not in a position to fund secondary education), and gender based violence prevention and/or response. - Proposals should focus on areas of high refugee return where new refugee returnees (those who have returned in 2010-2011) make up at least 50% of targeted beneficiaries. Proposals should specify refugee returnee population numbers and/or projections for 2011 in proposed locations. Priority will be given to proposals from organizations that can demonstrate: - A working relationship with UNHCR, current UNHCR funding, and/or a letter of support from UNHCR for the proposed activities. - A proven track record providing proposed assistance both in the sector and specified location; - Evidence of coordination with UNHCR and other organizations (IOs) and, where possible, local authorities; - A concrete implementation plan with well-conceived objectives and indicators. - A budget that is appropriate for meeting the objectives and demonstrates co-funding by non-US government sources; - Appropriate targeting of beneficiaries in coordination with UNHCR and other relevant organizations. - Adherence to relevant international standards for humanitarian assistance.