PEPFAR Small Grants Program 2016, U.S. Embassy, Kampala

Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-KAM-SMGCG-FY16
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Community Development
CFDA Number: 19.029
Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Agency Name: DOS
Closing Date: Sep 01, 2016
Award Ceiling: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Creation Date: Feb 01, 2016
Funding Opportunity Description: The Community Grants Program to Combat HIV/AIDS, which is funded by PEPFAR, seeks to assist communities and local Ugandan grassroots organizations with small-scale development projects to provide care and support to key populations (KP), adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), and orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). Grants are awarded for a one-year period. The U.S. Mission to Uganda seeks proposals that present creative, original and innovative ideas that provide direct support to the community members infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. The program must also have an evidence-based understanding of the HIV epidemic and the risk of HIV and from HIV in the targeted community. The President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR) is a U.S. Government-funded global program that provides treatment, prevention and care for people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. The PEPFAR program in Uganda provides treatment, reduces HIV infections, and provides care and support for more than 800,000 individuals.



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