The United States Department of State, Office of Global Criminal Justice is seeking applications for the Transformational Support to Victims of Mass Atrocities program.
Supporting victims of mass atrocities is an integral component of a holistic transitional justice program, with meaningful consequences over the long term, by rebuilding communities, promoting survivor agency, and accompanying.
This program seeks to complement transitional justice mechanisms by providing support to victims of mass atrocities, including victims of war, through life-changing physical rehabilitation, medical interventions, mental healthcare, and other forms of assistance.
- Total Funding Floor: $1,000,000
- Total Funding Ceiling: $2,000,000
- Anticipated Number of Awards: 1-2
- Period of Performance: up to 48 months/4 years
- Anticipated Time to Award, Pending Availability of Funds: 3-4 months
Programming activities should include, but are not limited to:
- Gathering input from victims and affected communities on specific, prioritized needs arising from the commission of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide.
- Situating those needs alongside ongoing or proposed formal transitional justice processes at the national and international levels, including criminal prosecutions, witness protection programs, truth commissions, reparations programs, vetting and lustration programs, memorialization, institutional reform, and other guarantees of non-recurrence.
- Designing and providing transformational support programs for victims, including medical, psycho-social, and livelihood support.
- Implementing transformational support within affected communities and with victims of mass atrocities.
Priority Region: Global, excluding Ukraine (Proposals may be global/regional or country-specific).
- GCJ welcomes applications from U.S.-based non-profit/non-governmental organizations with or without 501(c) (3) status of the U.S. tax code; foreign-based non-profit organizations/nongovernment organizations (NGO); Public International Organizations; Foreign Public Organizations; private, public, or state institutions of higher education; and for-profit organizations or businesses.
- Applications submitted by for-profit entities may be subject to additional review following the panel selection process. Additionally, the Department of State prohibits profit to for-profit or commercial organizations under its assistance awards.
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