U.S. Ambassador's Special Self-Help Fund (SSH)

The summary for the U.S. Ambassador's Special Self-Help Fund (SSH) 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 Benin, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
U.S. Ambassador's Special Self-Help Fund (SSH): The SSH program is aimed at assisting Beninese community groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects that significantly impact communities by addressing critical health, social, and development concerns. Each year, Embassy Cotonou supports approximately six to ten projects with small grants, typically under $5,000. These grants have contributed to agricultural modernization, women's empowerment, improving sanitation, improving learning conditions, and providing greater access to clean water, health services, and education. The projects are for community-based groups or organizations, initiated locally, and administered at the local level.
Federal Grant Title: U.S. Ambassador's Special Self-Help Fund (SSH)
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Benin (DOS-BEN)
Grant Categories: Community Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SSH-00-FY23-01
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.220
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 19th, 2023
Original Application Deadline: June 19th, 2023
Posted Date: April 19th, 2023
Creation Date: April 19th, 2023
Archive Date: July 19th, 2023
Total Program Funding: $55,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $3,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: April 18th, 2023
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Benin-based non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Link to NOFO published on US Embassy Website
Grant Announcement Contact
Jose L De Souza
Phone 0022997974713
Business E-Mail Address
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