How To Apply  For USADF/Ekiti Govt Agriculture US$50,000- US$250,000 Grant

The Ekiti State Government (EKSC) and the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) are seeking proposals from African cooperatives, producer groups, and businesses for grant financing and local support for creative solutions that expand their own capacity to boost earnings, create jobs, raise farmer incomes, and achieve sustainable market-based growth.

The adoption of innovative approaches to agricultural and economic development, including but not limited to digitization, information technology, and agricultural solutions using renewable energy, will be accepted from registered agricultural cooperatives, producer groups, and agricultural processors in Ekiti State working directly in the (rice and cassava value chain sector(s)).

Award Range: US$50,000-US$250,000

Who Qualifies

The group must prove that it has successfully collaborated for at least a year, has at least 100 active members or suppliers, and is able to use grant funds efficiently.

The ownership and management must concur on the issue to be solved and be dedicated to helping their neighborhood.

To prove its ability to account for USADF money, the organization must have fundamental functional management and financial controls in place for at least two years.

Organizations must be entirely owned and run by Africans.

Successful Proposals Must:

  • Have a clearly defined market opportunity to grow revenues that can increase incomes.
  • Have a clearly defined plan of how they can increase revenues and incomes in 24 years
  • Be able to make significant cash or in-kind contributions to the project.
  • Be able to directly impact hundreds of people and community members
  • Be able to identify a path for growth after the USADF grant ends.
  • Special consideration will be given to applications that incorporate innovative strategies to make use of new approaches and technologies, including complementary finance and information technology.
  • Special consideration will also be given to women-owned organizations and applications that promote youth.

How to Apply

If you are interested, the application form can be downloaded here and sent to by applicants.

Deadline: 31st July 2022

For further Enquiries, go to the usadf application Portal

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