Request for Project Proposals – Partnerships with the Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund

Deadline: Ongoing Opportunity

Applications are now open for the Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund (TDRF) to leverage all the assets—in the diaspora, Tigray, and Sudan— to support active projects that can sustainably improve health, economic, nutrition and education outcomes of the countless Yves impacted by the war in Tigray.

The Tegaru Disaster Relief Fund (TDRF) is a U.S.- based. charitable 501(c)3) not-for-profit organization. The organization was founded in 2018 by a group of professional dispora response to an increase in Tigrayan displacement from various parts of Ethiopia.


In accordance with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SD6s). TDRF strives to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all ages across Tigray. Proposals must address one or more of the following SDGs:

  • Disaster relief – activities in this category involve providing humanitarian aid to persons and communities who have suffered from the catastrophic situation caused by the war. This may include delivery clothing and household supplies to families, leading efforts to rehabilitate damaged or nonfunctioning water systems and otherwise replenishing safe water supplies by trucking it in or treating local sources. reuniting Separated children with their families, etc.
  • Food security – activities in this category involve ensuring reliable access to sufficient and nutritious food. This may include delivering therapeutic and nutritious food and other support including screening and treatment for severe acute malnutrition to children. women and families.
  • Economic well-being – activities in this category involve providing financial assistance to families due to unstable source of income and loss of assets. This may include providing cash assistance through a cash voucher to purchase essential goods. supporting skills-based training programs. etc.
  • Education – activities in this category involve offering learning opportunities to young people who have had their education disrupted by the war. This may include establishing temporary learning spaces for local and internally displaced children and refugees, as well as providing learning materials.
  • Health – activities in this category involve delivering health care services. This may include supporting health teams to provide emergency medical care and immunizations, assisting survivors of sexual assault with medical and psychosocial support and dignity kits. etc
Funding Information

TDRF will partner to fund projects from $5,000 to $25,000 that support work in alignment with the mission, vission, and programmtic goals of TDRF.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Must be active or have an accessible network in Tigray and Sudan for proposed project implementation.
  • Must have the capacity to implement the project within 30 to 90 days of receipt of funds.
  • Must be a registered not-for-profit (under applicable law), non-governmental, philanthropic, public service-oriented or community-based organization.

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