U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of PRM 2023 Julia Taft Fund for Refugees (Uganda)
The U.S. Embassy in Kampala, under the auspices of the Office of the Regional Refugee Coordinator and the Community Grants Program Office, is pleased to announce the availability of a funding opportunity through the 2023 Julia Taft Fund for Refugees.
The Julia Taft Fund for Refugees (also known as the Ambassador’s Refugee Fund) is an initiative by the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) to respond to critical unmet needs of refugees. Created in 2000, the goal of supporting one-time interventions that respond to gaps in refugee services. The Julia Taft Fund for Refugees supports projects not already being addressed by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) or other international organizations.
Requested funds cannot exceed more than $25,000 USD. The 12-month performance period will begin July/August 2023.
Types of Projects
Past grant recipients have implemented projects focused on establishing legal aid clinics, job training/vocational training, establishing community centers, human rights education, environmental improvements, and menstrual health management.
The Julia Taft Fund for Refugees is limited to registered non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with at least 1-2 years of experience working in Uganda. Preference will be given to local NGOs and Civil Society Organizations.