rican Development Foundation

A United States Government Agency

USADF


Creating Pathways to Prosperity For Underserved Communities in Africa.
      

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       Development Results in Africa
Number of
Grants
Total Grant
Value
New Economic
Growth
People
Impacted
Sustainability
Factor
325 $53.5M $140M 1,400,000 80%

  (Active Grants per FY 2016 CBJ)     
                     See Country Pages for Grant Details 

Headlines

USADF to fund $3.0 Million Post-Ebola Food Security Initiative in Liberia click here

USADF, GE, USAID Announce Round II Winners of Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge click here


USADF Awards First Round of 36 YALI Entrepreneurship Grants
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USADF, GE, USAID launch Round II Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge at WEF click here

USADF Reflects on the Life of Nelson Mandela
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Winners Chosen for USADF & GE Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge!
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USADF's 2013 Project Story Map: A Year in Review click here

USADF Data Now Available on Foreign Assistance Dashboard
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USADF Makes a Three Year Commitment to African Entrepreneur
s
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Foreign Assistance That Works

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.

Special Initiatives

In addition to country programs, USADF proudly participates in and supports key foriegn assistance U.S. Government Initiatives:

(1) Power AfricA
(2) Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)
(3) Feed the Future

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