Community Grants

PEPFAR Uganda Community Grants Program to Combat HIV/AIDS


PEPFAR Uganda Funding Opportunity is now open to proposals Detailed NOFO

U.S. Embassy, Kampala PEPFAR Uganda Small Grants Office is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Community Grants to Combat HIV/AIDS Program.  This is an open competition.  Outlined in this announcement are PEPFAR Uganda’s funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on and the procedures for submitting a proposal.  Please note the application closes on July 31, 2023. No applications will be accepted after that date.

Download: Detailed Notice of Funding 2024 PEPFAR Community Grants
Download: PEPFAR Uganda Application of Interest_FY2024 (Filled out completely.)
Download: PEPFAR Uganda Detailed Budget Summary_2024
Download: Application for Federal Assistance (SF-424)
Download: Budget Information for Non-Construction Programs (SF-424B)
Download: Assurances for NON-Construction Programs (SF-424B)
Download: How to Apply for a PEPFAR Community Grant to Combat HIV/AIDS – A short presentation providing guidance on how to apply for this grant.

Download: PEPFAR Community Grants Q&A Document

Please carefully read and follow all instructions below.

PEPFAR Uganda invites proposals for projects that do one or more of the following:

  • Promote HIV/AIDS prevention
  • Address stigma, discrimination and/or gender-based violence (GBV)
  • Promote capacity building
  • Strengthen democracy and governance related to the national HIV response
  • Demand creation for VMMC services
  • Promote care and treatment and adherence to treatment to the beneficiaries.


Targeted beneficiaries of the PEPFAR Uganda Community Grants to Combat HIV/AIDS for this proposal include the following:

  1. Adolescents Girls and Young Women (AGYW)
  2. Faith-Based Communities
  3. Key Populations (KPs)
  4. Men and Young Males (MYMs)
  5. Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs)
  6. People Living with HIV (PLHIV)
  7. People with Disabilities (PWDs)

The Small Grants Office welcomes applications from registered non-profit Ugandan organizations such as Community Based Organizations (CBO), Faith Based Organizations (FBO), or Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO).

Our application process is simple and direct. We do not accept copies of applications that have been written in a different format. Please only use the supplied application form labeled FY2024 PEPFAR Application of Interest.

What is PEPFAR?

The President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR) is a historic global program to provide treatment, prevention, and care for people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Focus areas include care and treatment, prevention, impact mitigation, and health systems strengthening. Find out more about PEPFAR here.

PEPFAR Uganda Community Grants Program

The PEPFAR Uganda Community Grants Program to Combat HIV/AIDS seeks to assist local Ugandan grassroots community organizations to implement projects that promote HIV/AIDS prevention and provide care and support.

We do not accept unsolicited proposals.

Fraud and Scam Warning

The U.S. Embassy never asks for any form of payment or registration fee related to Embassy grants or the grant application process. Payments should never be given to a third party in connection to U.S. Embassy Grants. Any communication from the U.S. Embassy concerning your grant or grant application will only come from official U.S. government emails, which end in If you suspect you are a target of fraud, please contact the Small Grants Office at the U.S. Embassy.