Deadline: 15 January 2020
The U.S. Embassy Abidjan in collaboration with the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals for its Julia Taft Refugee Fund from potential partners working in the area of refugees’ protection in Côte d’Ivoire.
The U.S. Department of State’s Julia Taft Fund for Refugees responds to critical gaps in refugee assistance by funding durable solutions to the problems refugees and other displaced persons face. The intent of this initiative is to provide Ambassadors with the means to respond to critical gaps that have not been addressed in larger multilateral refugee programs.
Total available funding is sized upto $25,000.
The following organizations are eligible to apply
- Not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations (e.g.: NGO, community-based organization; faith-based organization);
- Local NGOs will be given priority;
- In order to be eligible to receive an award, all organizations must have a unique entity identifier (Data Universal Numbering System/DUNS number from Dun & Bradstreet), as well as a valid registration on www.SAM.gov.
Each application will be evaluated and rated on the basis of the evaluation criteria outlined below.
- Quality and Feasibility of the Program Idea: The project idea is well developed, with detail about how project activities will be carried out. The proposal includes a reasonable implementation timeline.
- Organizational capacity of the organization: The organization has experience in implementing activities related to vulnerable groups and is focused on economic and social development and demonstrates the ability to implement the activities proposed;
- Program Planning/Ability to Achieve Objectives: Goals and objectives are clearly stated, and project approach is likely to provide maximum impact in achieving the proposed results.
- Budget: The budget justification is detailed. Costs are reasonable in relation to the proposed activities and anticipated results. The budget is realistic, accounting for all necessary expenses to achieve proposed activities.
- Monitoring and evaluation plan: The organization should provide a clear monitoring and evaluation plan that includes specific, measurable, and achievable indicators.
- Sustainability: Project activities will continue to have positive impact after the end of the program.
Eligible Country: Côte d’Ivoire
For more information, visit https://ci.usembassy.gov/education-culture/call-for-proposals-julia-taft-refugee-fund/