2017 Caucasus

(a) Proposed activities should primarily support refugees and/or displaced persons in Georgia and Armenia.

Because of PRM's mandate to provide protection, assistance, and sustainable solutions for refugees and victims of conflict, PRM will consider funding only those projects that include

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a target beneficiary base of at least 50 percent refugees/IDPs/returnees.

(b) Proposals must focus on one or more of the following areas (see PRM's General NGO Guidelines for sector descriptions):
(i) Protection:
PRM will consider proposals that include, for example, targeted grassroots legal assistance and counseling; community mobilization; other integration assistance; and information dissemination about available services.

Proposals can also include projects that complement governments' efforts to create durable housing solutions and cultural orientation programs for vulnerable populations.

(ii) Livelihoods:
PRM will consider proposals that include, for example, vocational skills training; job-placement assistance; and promote self-sufficiency through employment.

All proposed livelihood activities must be grounded in solid market and livelihoods assessments.

Proposals should include detailed information about how the proposed activities would complement government and UN initiatives and/or plans.

(iii) Gender-based Violence:
PRM will consider comprehensive gender-based violence proposals, including, for example, interventions that focus on core service provision, prevention or behavior change, and empowerment activities for women and girls.

Proposals may also include activities that aim to promote, use, or build capacity around the 2015 Inter-Agency Standing Committee Gender-based Violence (GBV) Guidelines for Gender-based Violence Interventions for Humanitarian Settings.

(iv) Confidence Building (for Georgia only):
PRM will consider projects seeking to support confidence building across communities divided by conflict.

Projects can include information campaigns to facilitate conflict mitigation and awareness of government programs and policies intended for displaced persons; these include, for example, policies related to youth, women and girls, first mother-tongue language training, health, and other assistance-related reforms.

Proposals relating to healthcare must identify and target a gap in healthcare for displaced/conflict affected populations.

Projects should strive to serve as models or pilot projects to stimulate mainstreaming of assistance for displaced persons.

Because of the deterioration of the conditions in Gali, we are interested in projects that would help these conflict-affected communities and our persons-of-concern, particularly youth.

B.

Federal Award Information Proposed program start dates:
September 15, 2017 Duration of Activity:
Program plans for one year will be considered.

Funding Limits:
Project proposals for organizations applying individually must not be less than $125,000 or more than $200,000 per year or they will be disqualified.

Related Programs

Overseas Refugee Assistance Programs for Europe

Department of State


Agency: Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration

Office:

Estimated Funding: $39,891





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Link to Opportunity in SAMS Domestic - Updated

Additional Information of Eligibility:
International Organizations.

International multilateral organizations, such as United Nations agencies, should not submit proposals through Grants.gov in response to this Notice of Funding Opportunity announcement.

Multilateral organizations that are seeking funding for programs relevant to this announcement should contact the PRM Program Officer (as listed below) on or before the closing date of the funding announcement.

Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:


Agency Email Description:


Agency Email:
toureeb@state.gov

Date Posted:
2017-04-26

Application Due Date:
2017-05-25

Archive Date:
2017-08-30




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