U.S. Embassy in Botswana: PEPFAR Small Grants Program Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 1 April 2019

The U.S. Embassy Gaborone Small Grants Office of the U.S. Department of State has announced that funding is available through its PEPFAR Small Grants Program.

The PEPFAR Small Grants Program invites proposals for projects to support Community Based Organizations (CBOs), Faith Based Organizations (FBOs), and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that work directly with communities in promoting HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, treatment, and adherence practices.

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the U.S. Government initiative to control the HIV/AIDS pandemic and seeks to assist countries in achieving epidemic control and an AIDS-free generation. This historic commitment is the largest by any nation to combat a single disease internationally.

The PEPFAR Small Grants Program is funded by PEPFAR, which supports the Government of Botswana in the national response to HIV/AIDS. As part of this national response, the PEPFAR Small Grants Program seeks to support small, grassroots, community-run projects throughout Botswana.

PEPFAR Small Grants activities must focus on:

  • Key populations: female sex workers (FSW), men who have sex with men (MSM)
  • Priority populations: Orphans and vulnerable children (OVC); adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), people living with HIV (PLHIV)

Funding Information

  • Length of performance period: 6 to 12 months
  • Award amounts: awards may range from a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $25,000
  • Total available funding: $75,000
  • Anticipated project start date: September 1, 2019

Eligible Applicants

  • The Ambassador’s PEPFAR Small Grants Program will only accept proposals from
    • Registered not-for-profit organizations, including civil society/non-governmental organizations, with programming experience actively addressing the HIV pandemic in Botswana.
    • Established, registered grassroots community-based organizations (CBOs) and Faith Based Organizations (FBOs).
  • For-profit, commercial entities and individuals are not eligible to apply.

How to Apply

Complete proposals can be emailed at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Botswana

For more information, please visit https://bw.usembassy.gov/our-relationship/self-help-grants/

  • Avatar Nesini Kikile says:

    We the Global Providers Outreach is non-profit making organization working tirelessly by actively addressing HIV/AIDS in the rural communities in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Can we be considered so as to save several lives of people living in the rural communities .

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi Nesini Kikile,

      To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

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