Call for Proposals: U.S. African Development Foundation Deadline January 29, 2018


The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) 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.

Maximum award US $250,000

Proposals will only be accepted from registered agricultural cooperatives, small-scale producer groups, and agricultural processors working directly in the sectors and countries listed below.


The USADF grant application is free of charge.


USADF will only consider proposals from 100% African-owned enterprises, associations or cooperatives operating in the specified country sectors. Applicants must be legally registered in their country, with a with a proven ability to track, manage, and use internal and external resources to achieve growth.

The majority of USADF’s funding agreements range between $100,000 and $250,000.  USADF does not provide funding to government agencies, political parties, or organizations that are not based in Africa.


USADF is only accepting grant applications from organizations and enterprises working in the following countries and in specific sectors.

Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DRC, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal South, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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  1. God bless u counselor ufoma.
    Greetings. I want u to enlighten me d more. I have interest in d program. I live in Liberia. I’m d president and founder of Jesus covenant Church international.( Word wide).
    My area of investment is on my school. Calvary covenant mission school.( Work wide) I want to invest on the school to enlarge it to be able to give quality and sound education.
    I will like to apply and invest/ enlarge the school. Can I be favoured?. Can I be considered for the program.

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