Deadline: through the year
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing support to Pakistani people through Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program. Mission of USAID is to end extreme poverty and to promote resilient, democratic societies while advancing our security and prosperity.
Overview of USAID small grants and ambassador’s fund program
The Small Grants Program will fund time-limited awards under $250,000 to support innovative one- to three-year proposals from Pakistani organizations, namely NGOs, civil society groups and communities. The program is designed to fund innovative activities that promote USAID’s development objectives that may not necessarily fit into existing U.S. government programs.
List of major sectors for grants under SGAFP:
- Health (Mother & child)
- Economic Growth (Including Agriculture)
- Stabilization in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and FATA
A competitive proposal must meet the following criteria:
- Be innovative and unique;
- Be independently developed by the applicant;
- Be consistent with and supportive of USAID/Pakistan’s strategy and objectives;
- Be able to meet a specific programmatic need;
- Not be an advance proposal for forthcoming USAID solicitation that will be competitively awarded.
Geographically focusing Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, FATA and Khyber Pukhtunkhwa province, the program is designed to fund innovative activities that promote USAID’s development objectives.
For further information on focus areas and application procedure, read next article.