Julia Taft Refugee Fund Program 2022

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The U.S. Mission Nigeria in collaboration with the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program thorough the Julia Taft Refugee Fund that will support one-time, low-cost interventions that address important gaps in protection and assistance for refugees and stateless persons.

What is Julia Taft Refugee Fund Program

This initiative began in 2000, under the leadership of former Assistant Secretary Julia V. Taft (named for her posthumously), with the intent of providing Ambassadors with the means to respond to critical gaps that local agencies could address, and which larger multilateral humanitarian programs have not addressed.

Funding Opportunity Title: FY 2022 Julia Taft Refugee Fund

Funding Opportunity Number: NGAPOLECON-GR-22-001-010522

Deadline for Applications: February 6, 2022

Assistance Listing Number: 19.517

Total Amount Available: $25,000

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Program Objectives:

1) The program is intended to meet gaps in assistance through quick impact projects to meet critical needs not addressed by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), International Organization for Migration (1OM), or other international organizations (10s) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

2) The Taft Fund is intended for projects that include a target beneficiary base of at least 50 percent refugees or returned refugees. Additionally, the program may fund projects that support equal access to protection, assistance, and other solutions for LGBTQI+ refugees and stateless persons.

Eligibility Information:

Eligible Applicants
The following organizations are eligible to apply:

a. Not-for-profit organizations (NPOs,) including civil society/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) registered on the federal or state level in Nigeria.

Other Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible to receive an award, all organizations must have a unique entity identifier as well as a valid registration on www.SAM.gov

How to apply:
for more information on how to apply, visit the Julia Taft refugee fund page

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