Apply for USADF Grant of $250,000

USADF, African, Financing,

U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) is an independently established federal agency saddled with the responsibility of supporting African-led development that grows community enterprises by providing seed capital and technical support. USADF will invest $250,000 in community enterprises and organisations to create and sustain jobs, improve income levels and achieve greater food security. USADF grants range from $50,000 to $250,000 investments, allowing many groups to “right-size” funding to fit their needs and constraints.

The U.S. African Development Foundation hereby invites proposals for grant financing and local support, from African enterprises, cooperatives, and producer groups with innovative solutions that extend their own capabilities to increase revenues, create jobs, improve farmer incomes, and achieve sustainable market-based growth. Applicants must have proven ability to track, manage, and use internal and external resources to achieve growth.

Proposals will only be accepted from 100% African-owned registered agricultural cooperatives, small-scale producer groups, and agricultural processors working directly in the agriculture, horticulture and aquaculture sectors and their countries are listed here; Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DRC, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Rep of South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

To apply, Visit USADF website HERE

23 thoughts on “Apply for USADF Grant of $250,000

  1. Avanrenren Thomas Curtis says:

    Pls I’m interested in applying for the grant. Kindly let me know how and where I can apply for it.
    Regards,
    Avanrenren.

  2. Larry Moore says:

    I will advise any promoter of a 100% African owned enterprise, cooperative, and producer of crops to apply for this grant. It is real, you see between 2011 and 2015 I was involved in this project with some teams here in Kaduna Nigeria. Though they thought earlier it was not possible, the ginger guys here in Kaduna won the grant and learned a lot from the process.

    The application is a simple process: Just make sure you have a bankable business plan, your organizations registration document, a clearly written and very convincing proposal to illustrate that you have a market opportunity and a plan to help your members increase revenue remarkably within a few years and create jobs in the process and also impact the lives of 100s of farmers. For Nigerians, this phase, you will have to be involved in either of sorghum, rice, cassava or Aquaculture. Successful candidates can obtain grants to the tune of between N18m and N93m.

    Ayodele Farinde, with your permission I can be of help to any of your readers who needs practical help on drafting a proposal or grant-based business plan.

  3. Chukwu Aneke says:

    we the UBURU RICE TRADERS WELFARE ASSOCIATION from Ebonyi state have applied waiting for a favourable reply & to supply other necessary information USADF may require from us –

  4. Peter Dama says:

    I applied for the 2017/2018 grant I have not heard anything. Am sure am not successful so when is the next one coming up?

  5. Olanrewaju olatunde akinrinola says:

    I am about to process for 2019 Grant again, like I applied for the grant in early January this year and up till now I got no response from you. I put my best in the proposal, all my company documents and farmers status inclusive. There was no acknowledgment from you. Anyways am giving it another shot. I hope we can apply again for 2019?
    My company is agro allied, seriously working on the production of aflatoxin free mais, using a product produced by iita, aflasafe. We have over 200 smallholder farmers under our supervision

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