Empowering Women for Economic Progress

The summary for the Empowering Women for Economic Progress 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 FederalGrants.com 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 Afghanistan, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Empowering Women for Economic Progress: This funding opportunity is intended to support women in Afghanistan who face significant challenges and barriers to economic progress, including limited access to employment opportunities, capital, financial services, and education. Empowering women in Afghanistan for economic progress requires a comprehensive approach that addresses the complex challenges facing women and girls in the country. PDS seeks proposals for projects that should address at least one or more of the following areas to help empower women in Afghanistan: Entrepreneurship and Employment: Supporting women to start and run their own businesses, to join other women-led enterprises, or to acquire the skills necessary to start or participate in women-led enterprises, with the goal of creating employment opportunities for women, improving access to capital for women, maintaining the visibility of women in the workforce and economy, maintaining the visibility of women's contributions to economic growth, and creating pathways for products and services offered by women-led enterprises to domestic and/or export markets.
Federal Grant Title: Empowering Women for Economic Progress
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Afghanistan (DOS-AFG)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SCAKAB-23-GR-006-SCA-05032023
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.501
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 23rd, 2023
Original Application Deadline: June 23rd, 2023
Posted Date: May 17th, 2023
Creation Date: May 17th, 2023
Archive Date: July 23rd, 2023
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: June 17th, 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
Eligibility is open to all types of applicants except for individuals. Please refer to Section D for funding restrictions. Organizations may sub-award/contract with other entities, but only one entity may be the prime recipient of the award. When sub-awarding/contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal.
Grant Announcement Contact
Grants Management Team
Public Diplomacy Section
US Mission to Afghanistan
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