U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs Benefiting Individuals at risk of Statelessness in the Dominican Republic

Deadline: 13 June 2017

The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for its “NGO Programs Benefiting Individuals at risk of Statelessness in the Dominican Republic”.

Proposed activities should primarily support stateless persons and individuals at risk of statelessness in the Dominican Republic.  Proposals must focus on the Protection, including legal aid.

Funding Information

Project proposals must be more than $199,000 and less than $400,000 or they will be disqualified.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status with IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • 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 on or before the closing date of the funding announcement.
  • Cost Sharing or Matching: Cost sharing, matching, or cost participation is not a requirement of an application in response to this funding announcement.
  • Other: Proposals must have a concrete implementation plan with well-conceived objectives and indicators that are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and reliable, time-bound, and trackable (SMART), have established baselines, and include at least one outcome or impact indicator per objective; objectives should be clearly linked to the sectors.
  • PRM strongly encourages programs that target the needs of potentially vulnerable and underserved groups among the beneficiary population (women; children; adolescents; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or intersex (LGBTI) individuals; older persons; the sick; persons with disabilities; and other minorities) and can demonstrate what steps have been taken to meet the specific and unique protection and assistance needs of these vulnerable groups effectively.
  • PRM will accept proposals from any NGO working in the above mentioned sectors although, given budgetary constraints, priority will be given to proposals from organizations that can demonstrate:
    • a working relationship with UNHCR and/or current UNHCR funding, and/or a letter of support from UNHCR for the proposed activities (this letter should highlight the gap in services the proposed program is designed to address);
    • a proven track record in providing proposed assistance both in the sector and specified location;
    • evidence of coordination with international organizations (IOs) and other NGOs working in the same area or sector as well as – where possible – local authorities;
    • a strong sustainability plan, involving local capacity-building, where feasible;
    • where applicable, adherence to PRM’s Principles for Refugee Protection in Urban Areas;
    • an understanding of and sensitivity to conflict dynamics in the project location.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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