Application are now open the Julia Taft Fund for goal of addressing gaps in refugee assistance, by issuing grants to local nonprofit organizations for quick-impact, time-limited projects.
This year, encourage applicant organizations to submit proposals that include at least one of the following angles:
- Newly Displaced Persons (new for FY2022): including activities that provide time-bound assistance to refugees, asylum seekers, and/or vulnerable migrants who were newly displaced into Thailand during calendar years 2021 or 2022.
- Stateless Persons (new for FY2022): including activities aimed at resolving, reducing, or preventing statelessness.
- LGBTQI+ Persons (new for FY2022): including activities that provide innovative assistance, promote equal access to protection, and assist with durable solutions for LGBTQI+ asylum seekers, refugees, vulnerable migrants, and/or stateless persons.
- The Julia Taft Fund awards grants of up to $25,000 USD per country.
- We encourage community-based organizations (CBOs) and NGOs to submit proposals.
- Please note the beneficiaries of your proposed project must be at least 50 percent refugees, internally displaced persons, vulnerable migrants, and/or stateless persons, and are not intended to directly address the needs of undocumented/illegal migrants in general.
- Projects that duplicate the work or services provided by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees or other multilateral refugee programs will not be funded.
- Concept notes and detailed proposals must be submitted by a local community group (CBO/NGO) that is registered in Thailand, and not by government officials or private individuals.
- The organization(s) selected will be required to submit registration documents to demonstrate status as a nonprofit organization authorized to operate in Thailand. Groups must have diverse membership (no single families) and must be already established and operating.
For more information, visit https://th.usembassy.gov/u-s-embassy-julia-taft-fund/