FY 2011 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO programs benefiting refugees and refugee returnees in Burundi, the DRC, Tanzania and Uganda

The summary for the FY 2011 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO programs benefiting refugees and refugee returnees in Burundi, the DRC, Tanzania and Uganda grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
FY 2011 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO programs benefiting refugees and refugee returnees in Burundi, the DRC, Tanzania and Uganda: "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.
Federal Grant Title: FY 2011 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO programs benefiting refugees and refugee returnees in Burundi, the DRC, Tanzania and Uganda
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PRM-AFR-11-CA-AF-031811-GREATLAKES
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.517
CFDA Descriptions: Overseas Refugee Assistance Programs for Africa
Current Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2011
Posted Date: Mar 18, 2011
Creation Date: Mar 18, 2011
Archive Date: May 19, 2011
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
"Refugee Assistance. International Organizations (IOs) that are engaged in programs relevant to the assistance addressed by this PRM funding announcement should ensure that these programs are made known to PRM on or before the closing date of this funding announcement so that PRM can evaluate all IO and NGO programs for funding consideration."
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
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.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.state.gov/g/prm/c39538.htm
Grant Announcement Contact
Wendy Henning Program Officer Phone 202-663-1030

work [henningwl@state.gov]
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