Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

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Academy for Women Entrepreneurs: The U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out an Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) program to train and enhance the capacity of 100 women entrepreneurs across the DRC, targeting women in conflict areas. By promoting women's economic opportunities and ensuring that women have the capabilities and resources needed to participate in the economy, the AWE program directly supports the U.S. National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality. In the DRC, AWE will harness the power of public-private sponsors, local partnerships and U.S. exchange alumni networks to help women and their business grow, driving localized prosperity. Priority Cities: Kinshasa, Goma, Lubumbashi, Bukavu and Kisangani.
Federal Grant Title: Academy for Women Entrepreneurs
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DOS-COD)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-AF-DRC-PDS-FY23-04
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.022
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 19th, 2023
Original Application Deadline: July 19th, 2023
Posted Date: May 4th, 2023
Creation Date: May 4th, 2023
Archive Date: August 4th, 2023
Total Program Funding: $30,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $30,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $30,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: May 26th, 2023
Category Explanation
Public Diplomacy
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
1. Eligible Applicants: The following organizations are eligible to apply: • Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/nongovernmental organizations with programming experience • Individuals • Non-profit educational institutions • Governmental institutions 2. Cost Sharing or Matching: Not required.3. Other Eligibility Requirements:• In order to be eligible to receive an award, all organizations must have a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number issued via as well as a valid registration on Please see Section D.3 for information on how to obtain these registrations. Individuals are not required to have a UEI or be registered in • Applicants are only allowed to submit one proposal per organization per deadline. If more than one proposal is submitted from an organization, all proposals from that institution will be considered ineligible for funding.
Grant Announcement Contact
U.S. Embassy Kinshasa
Public Diplomacy Section
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