Provides support to people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS as well as orphans and vulnerable children. Our call for proposals is now open until May 20, 2022. Community Grants | U.S. Embassy in Uganda (

Download: Detailed NOFO 2023 PEPFAR Community Grants

Download: PEPFAR Uganda Application of Interest_FY2023 (Filled out completely.)

Download: PEPFAR Uganda Detailed Budget Summary_2023

PEPFAR Uganda Funding Opportunity is now open to proposals 

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 May 20, 2022. No applications will be accepted after that date.

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 FY2023 PEPFAR Application of Interest.


Please follow all instructions below carefully. Proposals that do not meet the requirements of this announcement or fail to comply with the stated requirements will be ineligible.  Please ensure:

  • The proposal clearly addresses the goals and objectives of this funding opportunity.
  • All documents are in English.
  • All budgets are in Ugandan Shillings (subject to daily currency fluctuation since payment will be in U.S. dollars).
  • Application is for FY2023.  Applications from previous years are not acceptable.  
  • Application form is not changed in any way.    
  • Application is completed electronically in its original format.  Please do not print and hand-write your application.  Do not print and send a .pdf your application.
  • Application must be received electronically via email.  Please do not mail your application form.  
  • Application is received by the posted due date and time.
  • Application is received with all required documentation.

The following documents are required:

  • Please include the following information in the body of your email:
      • Organization name
      • Project title
      • Brief 200-word summary of the project


PEPFAR Uganda Small Grants Office will only accept proposals from the date of this notice of funding through 11:59 PM (UTC+3) on May 20, 2022.  No applications will be accepted after that date. 

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