Julia Taft Refugee Notice of Funding Opportunity, POL/ECON, U.S. Embassy Yaounde

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
January 25th, 2024
Close Date
March 10th, 2024
Total Funding
$25,000.00
Award Ceiling
$25,000.00
Award Floor
$12,500.00
Expected No. Awards
1
Opportunity No.
AFYDE-JTF-GR-POLECON-2024

Agency

U.S. Mission to Cameroon (DOS-CMR)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Other

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The U.S. Mission to Cameroon has posted a grant opportunity titled "Julia Taft Refugee Notice of Funding Opportunity, POL/ECON, U.S. Embassy Yaounde". This grant is part of the Julia Taft Fund for Refugees and is open to Cameroonian locally registered community-based organizations (CBOs), associations, or non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with at least 2 years of experience working in Cameroon. The grant aims to support projects that benefit refugees, returnees, and host communities, with a focus on equal access to protection, assistance, and solutions for vulnerable populations such as LGBTQI+ individuals, persons with disabilities or older persons, or women and girls. Proposals can address sectors such as water, sanitation and hygiene, education, health, vocational training, income generating activities, or other relevant social issues. The grant award ceiling is $25,000, with a floor of $12,500. The U.S. Embassy expects to receive funding for the Julia Taft Refugee program before September 30, 2024. Interested applicants can request the application package by email at grantsyaounde@state.gov. The deadline for submission is March 10, 2024. For more information, visit the Political and Economic Section's Grants Program on the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon website.

Description

The Political and Economic Section of the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé, Cameroon, announces an open competition for local organizations to submit applications under the FY 2024 Julia Taft Refugee Fund program. Projects should include a program participant base of refugees, or returnees, and host communities, with at least 50% refugees, or refugee returnees as direct beneficiaries. We will also consider funding projects that support equal access to protection, assistance, and other solutions for refugees who may experience particular vulnerabilities, such as LGBTQI+ individuals, persons with disabilities or older persons, or women and girls. Proposals targeting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), stateless persons, or vulnerable migrants will not be considered under this program. Proposals can address one or more of the following sectors: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, education, health, vocational training, income generating activities, or any relevant social issue. Note: The U.S. Embassy expects to receive funding for the Julia Taft Refugee program before September 30, 2024. Grant awards are contingent on the receipt of funding. If the program is not approved, no grants will be awarded under this call.

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Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant