PRM NGO Projects in Liberia

The summary for the PRM NGO Projects in Liberia 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.
PRM NGO Projects in Liberia: (a) Proposed activities should support Ivoirian refugees in Nimba County, Liberia. (b) PRM encourages the relocation of Ivoirian refugees from the insecure border area to refugee camps and relocation villages. As such, proposals targeting refugees in border areas must focus on life-saving interventions, e.g., in health (including reproductive health) and nutrition; water, sanitation, and hygiene; and refugee protection, including programs to prevent and respond to gender-based violence. (c) Proposals for activities in the refugee camp(s) or government-designated relocation villages may include life-saving and life-sustaining interventions across sectors, including health and nutrition; water, sanitation, and hygiene; refugee protection, including programs to prevent and respond to gender-based violence; shelter and infrastructure; livelihoods; and education. (d) Successful submissions will propose activities that can begin immediately. PRM also prioritizes close coordination among humanitarian actors, under the leadership of UNHCR. Accordingly, PRM will only consider proposals from NGOs that are currently: (i) operational in Nimba County (ii) active in the sectors being proposed (iii) active in Monrovia and field-level sector coordination meetings, and (iv) established or anticipated implementing partners of UNHCR, as evidenced by a signed MOU or letter of support from UNHCR or current UNHCR funding. (e) PRM will accept proposals from any NGO meeting the above mentioned criteria although, given budgetary constraints, priority will be given to proposals from organizations that can demonstrate: --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; --a proven track record in providing proposed assistance both in the sector and specified location; --evidence of coordination with international organizations (IOs) and other NGOs working in the same area or sector as well as - where possible - local authorities; --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 considers funding only those projects that include a target beneficiary base of at least 50% refugees. --Adherence to relevant international standards for humanitarian assistance. See PRM's General NGO Guidelines for a complete list of sector-specific standards. ***************************************************************************** For more details on this specific opportunity, please click the "Full Announcement" Grants.gov link. For PRM's general NGO guidelines, please go to the Funding Opportunities page of PRM's website: http://www.state.gov/g/prm/c27111.htm. After you've read both documents, please contact Program Officer Nnenna Ofobike at 202-453-9308(OfobikeNN@state.gov) with any questions. Funding opportunity announcements and PRM's general NGO guidelines are also on PRM's website.
Federal Grant Title: PRM NGO Projects in Liberia
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PRM-AFR-11-CA-03112011-WAFRICA
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.517
CFDA Descriptions: Overseas Refugee Assistance Programs for Africa
Current Application Deadline: Mar 25, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Mar 25, 2011
Posted Date: Mar 11, 2011
Creation Date: Mar 11, 2011
Archive Date: Apr 24, 2011
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
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/158045.htm
Grant Announcement Contact
Nnenna Ofobike West Africa Program Officer Phone 202-453-9308
[ofobikenn@state.gov]
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