Grants & Projects

To attain our vision of improving the lives of the world's most vulnerable populations in less economically developed countries, the Payson Center has developed an extensive network of international expertise. Partnering with various knowledgeable and experienced entities results in more efficient, greater impact on our targeted populations. Since its inception, the Center has administered 59 projects in 25 countries, with a combined project budget of over $83 million. You can also view the breadth of our experience on our project map.

Start Datesort ascending Status Project title Location(s) Funding Agent(s)
2014 Ongoing Digital Literacies and eResources under HRH
  • Kigali
    Rwanda
2013 Ongoing One Health to Address Human, Animal and Ecosystems Health in Central and Eastern Africa
  • Kampala
    Uganda
2013 Ongoing PROOF Project
  • Yola
    Nigeria
2013 Complete Rapid Assessment of Children Reintegrated into the Community from Orphanages in Rwanda
  • Kigali
    Rwanda
2012 Ongoing Survey Research on Child Labor in West African Cocoa Growing Areas
  • Ivory Coast
  • Ghana
2012 Ongoing Support to the American University of Nigeria (AUN)
  • Yola
    Nigeria
2010 Complete Central America Free Trade Agreement - Dominican Republic (CAFTA-DR) Environmental Law Capacity Building Project
  • Dominican Republic
  • Nicaragua
  • Guatemala
2010 Complete Social Impact Assessment of the BP Oil Spill Disaster on Gulf Coast Communities
  • United States
2009 Complete Agricultural Information System: Weather Surfaces
  • Eastern & Southern Africa
2009 Complete Center of Excellence for Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure, and Emergency Management (NDCIEM)
  • MS
    United States
2009 Ongoing Technical Assistance in Support of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) - Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Congo (Kinshasa)
2009 Ongoing Technical Assistance in Support of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) - Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ivory Coast
2009 Complete Higher Education for Development Partnership with LIPHEA Knowledge Center Server Migration LIPHEA ICT and Network Strengthening, East Africa
  • Kampala
    Uganda
2008 Complete Improving Public Health Capacity through Integrated Training of Health Professionals in the Republic of Rwanda under PEPFAR  
  • Kigali
    Rwanda
2008 Ongoing Improving the Lives of War Affected Youth in Northern Uganda
  • Uganda
2008 Complete Health Systems 20/20 - Rwanda President’s Malaria Initiative Malaria Operational Plan
  • Rwanda
2007 Complete Technical Assistance to UNAIDS’ Monitoring and Evaluation Department
  • Geneva
    Switzerland
2007 Complete Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at Gulu University, Uganda
  • Gulu
    Uganda
2006 Complete Berkeley-Tulane Initiative on Vulnerable Populations
  • Sudan
  • Uganda
  • Congo (Kinshasa)
2006 Complete Oversight of Public and Private Initiatives to Eliminate the Worst Forms of Child Labor in the Cocoa Sector in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana
  • Ivory Coast
  • Ghana
2006 Complete Leadership Initiatives for Public Health in East Africa: Tanzania and Uganda (LIPHEA)
  • Kampala
    Uganda
  • Dar es Salam
    Tanzania
2006 Complete Developing a Sustainable Electronic Reporting and Monitoring System for HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Rwanda
  • Rwanda
2006 Complete Technical Assistance and Training to the Rabia Balkhi Women's Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Kabul
    Afghanistan
2006 Complete Accountability Research Project
  • Uganda
2005 Complete Twubakane DHP Child Survival, Malaria and Nutrition Program, Rwanda and Malaria Operational Plan
  • Rwanda
2005 Complete Alliance to Harness Information Technology for Decision-Making and Capacity Building in West Africa
  • West Africa
2005 Complete Support to the National University of Rwanda (NUR) School of Public Health
  • Kigali
    Rwanda
2005 Complete Transparency, Corruption and Anti-Retrovirals Management
  • West Africa
2005 Complete Improving Resource Recovery of Organic Waste - New Orleans East
  • New Orleans
    United States
2004 Complete IFESH's Teach for Africa and International Fellows Training
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
2003 Complete Regional Project on HIV and Development: Integration of HIV/AIDS into Educational Curricula of West African Countries
  • West Africa
2003 Complete University Technical Assistance Projects in Support of the Global AIDS Program-Rwanda Supplement (UTAP)
  • Rwanda
2002 Complete Tulane University and Kinshasa School of Public Health Partnership - Training, Research, Information Management and Community Based Program
  • Congo (Kinshasa)
2002 Complete IFESH's Teach for Africa and International Fellows Training
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
2002 Complete INTERHANDS – Interoperable Regional Humanitarian Assistance and Natural Disaster Training Program Center for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance
  • Mali
2002 Complete US China - Energy and Environmental Technology Center (EETC)
  • Beijing
    China
2001 Complete IFESH's Teach for Africa and International Fellows Training
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
2000 Complete IFESH's Teach for Africa and International Fellows Training
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
1999 Complete Center for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance
  • FL
    United States
1999 Complete Linking Complex Emergency Response and Transition Initiative (CERTI) Rwanda Mission
  • Rwanda
1998 Complete Sante Famille et Prevention du SIDA (SFPS) = Family Health & AIDS (FHA) West and Central Africa Regional Project
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Ivory Coast
  • Togo
1995 Complete Rationale for IPA through DHHS Office of Refugee Health
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