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U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF)

U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) is an independent U.S. Government agency established by Congress to support and invest in African owned and led enterprises which improve lives and livelihoods in poor and vulnerable African communities.

The USADF funds enterprise development in agriculture and agricultural processing, natural products, fisheries and aquaculture, energy, eco-tourism, and other sectors. Grants are to agricultural cooperatives and small-scale producer groups; community-based organizations; African intermediary organizations; and small and medium-sized enterprises. Applicants to USADF must be 100% African-owned and managed. USADF provides guidance and application forms (English and French). There are no calendar deadlines.

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Specifications

Program website

https://www.usadf.gov/apply/

Type

Capacity Building
Investor
Grant

Geographical Scope

Africa

Funding / Investment / CapBuild type

Grants of up to $250,000

Technical or other assistance

Capital and technical support: 1. Building a network of African expert support providers; 2. Identifying community enterprises with potential for community and regional growth; 3. Providing an integrated package of support; 4. Managing for results

Contact information

E-mail

info@usadf.gov

Last update

Date

17-04-2018

Status

Accepting Applications Check Website

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