Ambassador's Special Self-Help Fund (ASSHF)

The summary for the Ambassador's Special Self-Help Fund (ASSHF) 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 Rwanda, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Ambassador's Special Self-Help Fund (ASSHF): Background: The Ambassador's Special Self-Help (SSH) Program is a grants program that seeks to reduce poverty and hunger in sub-Saharan Africa. These community development efforts promote self-reliance through significant local contributions and sustainability requirements. Over the last nine years, the State Department has provided $2 million each year to support SSH projects in 47 countries across the continent.
Federal Grant Title: Ambassador's Special Self-Help Fund (ASSHF)
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Rwanda (DOS-RWA)
Grant Categories: Community Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-RWANDA-PE-2022-01
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.220
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 25th, 2022
Original Application Deadline: July 25th, 2022
Posted Date: May 24th, 2022
Creation Date: May 24th, 2022
Archive Date: August 24th, 2022
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $15,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,000
Expected Number of Awards: 7
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: May 24th, 2022
Category Explanation
U.S. Embassy Kigali and the U.S. Department of State announce an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program to support their local communities. All projects should be community based, locally initiated, and foster community self-reliance.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The following organizations are eligible to apply: • Cooperatives that are registered with the Rwanda Cooperative Agency.• Nongovernmental organizations that are registered with the Rwanda Governance Board (RGB).
Grant Announcement Contact
Laura Mack
Phone 250788318553
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