Grants for Projects Assist Non-Syrian Refugees in Jordan Projects from the U.S. Embassy 2020
U.S Embassy in Jordan

Grants for Projects Assist Non-Syrian Refugees in Jordan Projects from the U.S. Embassy 2020

Jordanie 12 févr. 2020


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12 févr. 2020
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U.S. Embassy Amman in collaboration with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is inviting proposals for the 2020 Julia Taft Refugee Fund from potential partners working to assist non-Syrian refugees in Jordan.  This support is meant to meet low-cost gaps in refugee protection and assistance. 

Eligibility Criteria and Funding Guidelines:

  • The funds are meant to support sustainable (beyond one year) projects that assist non-Syrian refugees in Jordan.
  • Consideration for support is given to projects that benefit both populations of concern and their host communities.
  • The fund is not meant as an emergency fund.
  • Applicants must be a registered organization (e.g.: NGO, community-based organization; faith-based organization).
  • Local NGOs will be given priority.

Required Documents:

Applications that do not include ALL of the components below will automatically be rejected.

  • Proposal (there is no specific form for the application, but each application must include the information listed in the Proposal Format section mentioned through this link (no more than two pages)
  • Detailed project timeline/calendar
  • Detailed budget
  • CV/resume of the project manager and other key project personnel
  • At least one reference/recommendation letter from other donors or stakeholders
  • Proof of national registration of the organization
  • Copy of bank statement or other proof of existing bank account
  • A copy of the signed code of conduct of the organization that is consistent with the six core principles from the Inter-Agency Standing Committee recommendations (these can be provided upon request)

*All applications must be in English. 

Selection Process:

A selection committee at the U. S. Embassy Amman will review all applications received under this announcement based on the following criteria:

  • The capacity of the organization: the organization has experience in implementing activities related to vulnerable populations and is focused on economic and social development and demonstrates the ability to implement the activities proposed;
  • Sustainability Plan: the proposal demonstrates a clear sustainability plan beyond the life of the award;
  • Cost Application: the proposed costs are reasonable in relation to the proposed activities and anticipated results;
  • Monitoring and evaluation: the applicant should provide a clear monitoring and evaluation plan that includes specific, measurable, and achievable indicators.
  • Once the review process is completed, the U.S. Embassy will notify the successful applicants as well as the unsuccessful applicants. Prospective grantees will receive further instructions along with the notification of a successful proposal. Once awarded, each grantee will be responsible for the program and financial reporting as specified in the award agreement.

Fundable Activities:

Below are just a few examples of the kinds of activities that can be supported by this grant. Please make sure that there is a strong tie to the local context and that proposed activities build on the competencies/capacity of the proposing organization:

  • Improve the mental health of the refugee community.
  • Provide shelter for 150 women and girls who are survivors of gender-based violence (GBV).
  • Support livelihood and vocational training program for refugees.
  • Train refugees in running small businesses.
  • Support health care for persons with disabilities.
  • Support women and girls’ empowerment project for urban refugees.

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