Creating Pathways to Prosperity For Underserved Communities in Africa.
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The United States African Development Foundation is an independent Federal agency established to support African-led development that grows community enterprises by providing seed capital and technical support.
USADF provides grants of up to $250,000 directly to hard to reach and underserved community enterprises that are ready to do their part. This empowers those who are least served by existing markets or assistance programs to become a part of Africa's growth story. USADF connects community enterprises with capital and technical support organizations create and sustain jobs, improve income levels, achieve greater food security, and address human development needs.
$53.5* M Grants Currently Active in Africa
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* Includes Active YALI, Power Africa, and Ambassador Grants
Creating Pathways to Prosperity for Underserved Communities
USADF is dedicated to African-led development. USADF grants provide capital and local technical expertise to grassroots enterprises that empowers the underserved to become part of Africa's growth story.
In addition to country programs, USADF proudly participates in and supports key foriegn assistance U.S. Government Initiatives: