The objective of this programme is to support small, community/rural based grassroots women's groups, which are most likely not to have access to any financial support, AWDF'S main funding program.
Beneficiaries should, however, be running projects which fall within AWDF's six thematic areas.
The SGP also supports emerging or emergency issues, such as community disasters, activities that require a rapid response, and others.
Beneficiaries of the SGP have to meet the following criteria:
AWDF's small grants are for a specific project or item that the group needs. The grants range from $1,000 - $5,000.
How to Apply:
Information is required prior to a site visit by AWDF staff to assess the group.
AWDF require the following information from interested applicants:
Further information contact:
The Program Assistant (Small Grants )
The African Women’s Development Fund
25 Yiyiwa St. Abelenkpe
Tel: + 233 21 782502, 780476 /7
Deadline: AWDF makes grants in three cycles, March, August and November.
Applications can be sent in at any time
For further details, see: AWDF Small Grants Program (SGP) Website