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USADF Call for Proposals – grants up to $250,000

USADF logoInnovative solutions for smallholder agriculture in Africa

The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is an independent U.S. government agency established by Congress to support African-owned enterprises which improve lives in poor and vulnerable communities in Africa. USADF is inviting proposals 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. The maximum grant amount is $250,000 per successful proposal.

For whom
Eligible applicants are legally registered African enterprises, associations or cooperatives (i.e. agricultural cooperatives, small-scale producer groups and agricultural processors) that are 100% African-owned and managed by country nationals and working directly in the specified country sectors.

Click here for more information on criteria, countries and sectors of implementation.

Application deadline
29 January 2018

For additional information and support in preparing a winning proposal, contact Peter Bleeker by email (