U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self Help 2016, U.S. Embassy Maseru

The summary for the U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self Help 2016, U.S. Embassy Maseru 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 Maseru Lesotho, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self Help 2016, U.S. Embassy Maseru: The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) program is a grass-roots assistance program that allows U.S. embassies to respond quickly to local requests for small community-based development projects. This Self-help fund provides small, short-term grants (one year) to community groups that are working to improve the basic economic and social conditions of their villages or communities. The fund provides grants for activities such as construction of classrooms, construction of community centers and health clinics, boreholes for access to clean water, school equipment and supplies, medical equipment, solar heating and agricultural kits among others listed in our guidelines
Federal Grant Title: U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self Help 2016, U.S. Embassy Maseru
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Maseru Lesotho
Grant Categories: Community Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-MSU-SSH-FY16
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.700
CFDA Descriptions: General Department of State Assistance
Current Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2016 Feb. 29, 2016. Applications received
Original Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2016 Feb. 29, 2016. Applications received
Posted Date: Jan 5, 2016
Creation Date: Jan 5, 2016
Archive Date: Mar 30, 2016
Total Program Funding: $50,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 7
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Community-initiated projects that improve basic economic or social conditions at the local community or village level.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This program is for community-initiated projects involving schools, clinics, co-operatives, associations, training or community improvement projects.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Ann-Sofie LaFortune Special Projects Coordinator Phone 26622312666
grantsmaseru@state.gov

U.S. Mission to Maseru-Lesotho 703-875-5117
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