U.S. Ambassador's Special Self-Help FY 2020

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U.S. Ambassador's Special Self-Help FY 2020: PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy Windhoek of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to support programs that are community-initiated and involving schools, clinics, co-operatives, associations, training or community improvement projects. This program supports small sustainable community-based initiatives that have immediate and dramatic impact on local communities. Please carefully follow all instructions below. Program Objectives: The U.S. 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. The SSH program provides small, one-time grants to community groups that are working to improve the basic economic and social conditions of their villages or communities. The program is designed to support small scale projects that benefit an entire community. Participants and Audiences: SSH focus will be on projects that assist disadvantaged or marginalized groups. The U.S. Embassy makes every effort to fund qualified projects from across Namibia's fourteen regions. Some of our past SSH projects have included training women, youth, and school dropouts to be computer literate, and purchasing solar powered water pumps to make fresh potable water available to villagers. We have done multiple garden projects, where beneficiaries have been able to generate income to support themselves and improve their livelihoods. We have funded projects that assist people with disabilities, projects teaching technical skills such as understanding and installing small-scale solar technology.
Federal Grant Title: U.S. Ambassador's Special Self-Help FY 2020
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Namibia (DOS-NAM)
Grant Categories: Community Development
Type of Opportunity: Continuation
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-WHK-SSH-FY20
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.700
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: March 31st, 2021
Original Application Deadline: March 31st, 2021
Posted Date: July 1st, 2020
Creation Date: July 1st, 2020
Archive Date: April 30th, 2021
Total Program Funding: $50,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $18,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 300
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: July 1st, 2020
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The US Embassy Windhoek welcomes applications from schools, cooperatives, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Community Based Organizations (CBOs), or Faith-Based Organizations (FBOs) that support community-based initiatives. Government institutions, individuals, close corporations, or other for-profit businesses are not eligible.
Grant Announcement Contact
Megan H Lim-Silver
Grantor
Phone 264 612948544
Windhoek Self-Help
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