Linking Poor Rural Households to Microfinance and Markets

The summary for the Linking Poor Rural Households to Microfinance and Markets 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 Ethiopia USAID Addis Ababa, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Linking Poor Rural Households to Microfinance and Markets: This Amendment 1 is issued to provide answers-clarifications in response to questions received from potential applicants. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for an Assistance Agreement for funding a three-year program entitled "Linking Poor Rural Households to Microfinance and Markets". The request for applications (RFA) as amended elicits applications for a three year cooperative agreement designed to support asset creation and enhance livelihood options of the rural poor through the promotion of market linkages and increased access to microfinance opportunities. The USAID Ethiopia program is intended to build on past experiences and contribute towards the goals of the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia's (GFDRE) Food Security Strategy to improve household resiliency and food security.
Federal Grant Title: Linking Poor Rural Households to Microfinance and Markets
Federal Agency Name: Ethiopia USAID Addis Ababa
Grant Categories: Disaster Prevention and Relief
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-663-A-08-015
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 98.001
CFDA Descriptions: USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas
Current Application Deadline: May 06, 2008 The closing date is e
Original Application Deadline: Apr 16, 2008
Posted Date: Mar 13, 2008
Creation Date: Apr 04, 2008
Archive Date: May 30, 2008
Total Program Funding: $12,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $12,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $12,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Grant Announcement Contact
Marie-Claire Sow Sr. A&A Specialist Phone 251-011-5510088

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