Accelerating Social Entrepreneurship in Ethiopia (ASE) 2021 NOFO

The summary for the Accelerating Social Entrepreneurship in Ethiopia (ASE) 2021 NOFO grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the US Mission to Ethiopia, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Accelerating Social Entrepreneurship in Ethiopia (ASE) 2021 NOFO: ASE is interested in awarding grants to organizations with concrete, feasible and measurable approaches that can support the continued growth of the social entrepreneurship movement in Ethiopia with as many of the following elements: · A development of a targeted* accelerator program that will cater to previously underserved populations in areas where little or no training is available, offering training content that will teach critical skills for refining and scaling up social businesses · Conduct a competition, and identify the most impactful business ideas and support with equitably with seed money grant if needed · Establishment of a network of social entrepreneurs that can serve as a platform to transfer and share skills and resources · A sustainable mentorship programs · Conducting impact analysis or program monitoring and evaluation All proposal activities must take place in the priority regions and in any of the U.S. Embassy public engagement venues called American Spaces Ethiopia (ASE). Interested organizations must be able to demonstrate their capacity to receive and manage grant funding, plan and facilitate training and events, and successfully engage with entrepreneurs. ASE also requires that all programming to be non-discriminatory and expects implementers to include strategies for integration of individuals/organizations regardless of religion, gender, disability, race and ethnicity. Additionally, all proposals submitted MUST include a contingency plan in the event of lingering COVID19 health restrictions.
Federal Grant Title: Accelerating Social Entrepreneurship in Ethiopia (ASE) 2021 NOFO
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Ethiopia (DOS-ETH)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: AFADD-21-02
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 26th, 2021
Original Application Deadline: August 26th, 2021
Posted Date: July 26th, 2021
Creation Date: July 26th, 2021
Archive Date: September 25th, 2021
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $40,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: July 26th, 2021
Category Explanation
Public Diplomacy
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
• Not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations • Public and private educational institutions • Public International Organizations Note: Individuals and for-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.
Grant Announcement Contact
Mission Addis Ababa Public Affairs Grants Management Team
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