The African Women Development Fund (AWDF) funds local, national, sub-regional and regional organisations in Africa working towards women's empowerment.
In addition to awarding grants, the AWDF attempts to strengthen the organisational capacities of its grantees.
The funds work in six thematic areas:
Who can Apply?
Grants: Organisations can apply for grants of up to $40,000.
How to apply:
Interested organisations should send in their proposals to the AWDF secretariat in Accra, Ghana, using the grant application guidelines.
Please note that whilst applications will be accepted by email and fax, a hard copy is still expected.
Contact Information: The African Women’s Development Fund, 25 Yiyiwa St Abelenkpe, Accra, P.M.B CT 89 Cantonments Accra, Ghana. Email: awdf[at]awdf.org or grants[at]awdf.org. Tel: + 233 21 780476 / 7. Fax: +233 21 782502.
Deadline: The AWDF makes grants in three cycles, March, August and November. Applications can be sent in at any time.