Julia TAFT Refugee Fund Application For Nigerians 2023

Julia TAFT Refugee Fund Application For Nigerians 2023

Julia TAFT Refugee Fund Application For Nigerians 2023 - 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 through 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.

Program Objectives:

a. 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.

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b. 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 (IOM), or other international organizations (IOs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

c. The Taft Fund is intended for projects that include a target beneficiary base of at least 50 percent refugees or returned refugees. Please note that this program can not cover activities aimed at internally displaced or stateless persons in Nigeria. Additionally, the program may fund projects that support equal access to protection, assistance, and other solutions for LGBTQI+ refugees and stateless persons.

Eligibility Information

1. Eligible Applicants: The following organizations are eligible to apply:

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

2. Cost Sharing or Matching: No cost sharing is required.

3. 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 https://www.sam.gov

How to apply:

For details information about this program, kindly visit https://ng.usembassy.gov/notice-of-funding-opportunity-2023-julia-taft-refugee-fund

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