In light of the unprecedented refugee influx due to Russia’s war in Ukraine, the Embassy of the United States in Vilnius, Lithuania announces an open competition for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and civil society and private organizations assisting Ukrainian refugees in Lithuania to submit
applications to the Complementary Response Small Grants Program (CRSGP).
We seek proposals from any organization or individual that meets the program eligibility requirements below.
Proposals from municipal governments may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Applicants may submit a proposal focused on one or a few of the themes below.
CRSGP funding proposals should NOT seek to address all of these issues in one application.
This notice is subject to availability of funds.
Potential projects supporting Ukrainian refugee communities can focus on:
Assistance to local communities or Lithuanian NGOs to address housing shortages for refugees from Ukraine; Providing social services, including healthcare, legal counseling, psychological support, and education; Training, including language training, for refugees in support of their employment and integration in Lithuanian society; Promotion of equal access to protection, assistance, and other solutions for refugees with disabilities, socially vulnerable refugees, LGBTQI+ refugees, and other vulnerable refugee populations; Promotion of civil society and association building among refugees; Facilitating free flow of information (including support for independent media) to refugee populations and/or countering disinformation; Public education and advocacy (including civic education) related to national refugee policies and plans, refugee rights, services and integration; Conflict resolution or protection of human rights and promotion of tolerance; Anti-trafficking and anti-corruption.
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