FY2010 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO Programs benefiting refugees in Chad and Cameroon
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Federal Grant Title:
FY2010 FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR NGO PROGRAMS BENEFITING REFUGEES IN CHAD AND CAMEROON
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; 2) International Organizations.
PRM will prioritize currently available funding for proposed NGO activities that best meet the Bureau's priorities in Chad and Cameroon. Country Specific Instructions: (1) Chad - Proposals should focus on Sudanese refugees in the 12 camps in eastern Chad or Central African refugees in the 5 camps in southern Chad. Proposals may include work in the following sectors: health, water and sanitation, education, camp management, community services, livelihoods, humanitarian information services, combating gender-based violence, and psychosocial support. (2) Cameroon - Proposals should focus on Central African refugees residing in eastern Cameroon. Proposals may include work in the following sectors: water, sanitation, and livelihoods. General Instructions: PRM will accept proposals from any NGO working within the above areas although, given our budgetary constraints, priority will be given to proposals from organizations that can demonstrate: - A working relationship with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), current UNHCR funding, and/or a letter of support from UNHCR for the proposed activities and/or overall country program (this letter should highlight the gap in services the proposed program is designed to address); - A proven track record in providing proposed assistance both in the sector and specified location; - Evidence of coordination with international organizations (IOs) and other non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in the same area or sector as well as - where possible - local authorities; - 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 at least one outcome or impact indicator per objective; - 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. Because of PRM's mandate to provide protection, assistance, and sustainable solutions for refugees and victims of conflict, PRM only considers funding projects that include a target beneficiary base of at least 50% refugees. - Adherence to relevant international standards for humanitarian assistance. See FY2010 General PRM NGO Guidelines for a complete list of sector-specific standards.