U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self Help Small Grants Program in Zambia
The U.S. Embassy in Zambia is pleased to announce the applications for Special Self-Help Small Grants Program to provide small-scale assistance directly to Zambian community-based organizations as part of an ongoing commitment by the U.S. government to support Zambian-driven development activities at the local level.
This program is highly competitive. They seek to support projects that demonstrate a high likelihood of success through their application.
Economic diversification, including small business creation and income generationSocial servicesYouth and child developmentCommunity-based natural resource management
Length of performance period: Ten months or less
Number of awards anticipated:
Four awards (dependent on grant amount)
Award amounts: The maximum amount per award is $15,000.
Participants and Audiences: All applicants must be Non-Profit Organizations (NPOs) registered on the province or national level in Zambia. They welcome proposals from Community Based Organizations (CBOs), Faith Based Organizations (FBOs), and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that work directly with communities.