U.S. Ambassador’s PEPFAR Small Grants Program in Malawi
The U.S. Embassy Lilongwe announces this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the U.S. Ambassador’s President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Small Grants Program (PSGP).
Program Objectives: Ensure Malawians, regardless of age and sex, are reached with appropriate messaging on testing, antiretroviral treatment, and those living with HIV/AIDS are virally suppressed.
Period of Performance: Twelve (12) months
Funding Amount: $100,000
Number of Awards: Ten (10)
To achieve the goals and expected results, the program could include the following:
Support accurate and authentic public messages on HIV to address misinformation and increase treatment literacy.
Enhance community systems for the prevention of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) and stigma discrimination against victims of SGBV.
Eliminate cultural and legal barriers that prevent equal access to health services.
Promote HIV prevention and encourage healthy living among HIV positive recipients of care by encouraging adherence, retention, and back to care efforts.
Promote household and community nutrition activities such as herbal gardens, and nutritious crops.
Specific results could include the following:
Promoting heath seeking behaviors, increase demand for HIV services and mitigate barriers that contribute to treatment interruption.
Providing solutions to stigma and discrimination among people living with HIV and key populations.
Increasing treatment literacy.
Enhance HIV prevention, care, and support.
Priority Region: All regions of Malawi
The following organizations are eligible to apply:
Established, registered, and active grassroots community-based organizations (CBOs), key Populations and FBOs,
Youth Networks registered with the National Youth Council and the District Social Welfare that are currently working within the community.
Non-profit organizations, including civil society/non-governmental organizations, which are working directly with communities to address the HIV pandemic in Malawi and that are registered with Council for NonGovernmental Organizations (CONGOMA) and the NGO Board.
For-profit, commercial entities and individuals are not eligible to apply.
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339034