U.S. Dept of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration 2022

This is an exceptional opportunity for local NGOs working in Uganda and INGOs working with local partners for whom they are seeking grant funding. It is a 3-page application, due 7 February 2022.

The Julia Taft Fund for Refugees

Also known as the Ambassador’s Refugee Fund, this 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 Julia Taft Fund for Refugees supports projects that fill gaps in refugee services not already being addressed by other organizations and that can be filled locally.

Who is Eligible to apply?

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.

Project budgets cannot exceed $25,000 USD.

Deadline: Proposals are due by February 07, 2022, should be no longer than three-pages in length.


Download: Julia Taft for Refugees Fund Application (DOCX 17KB)

Download: Project Timeline Sample (XLSX 14KB)

Download: Budget Proposal Sample (XLSX 17KB)

Contact: U.S. Embassy Kampala

Refugee Coordination Office, U.S. Embassy Kampala Tel. (Office): 0312-306-001 E-mail:

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