Applications open for Julia Taft Refugee Fund

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Relevent Country: Nigeria

The U.S. Mission to Nigeria in collaboration with the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) of the U.S. Department of State has announced 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.

Program Objectives

  • 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).
  • 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.
  • The proposed projects should be one-time interventions, not sustained programs.

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $ 25,000
  • Award Ceiling: $25,000
  • Award Floor: $10,000
  • Participants and Audiences
  • Communities of at least 50 percent refugees or returned refugees.

Eligibility Criteria

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