U.S. African Development Foundation in 2013 - A Year in Review

from United States African Development Foundation
Published on 05 Jan 2014 View Original

The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is an independent Federal agency established to support African-designed and African-driven solutions that address grassroots economic and social problems in conflict and post-conflict communities. USADF provides grants of up to $250,000 directly to marginalized community groups and enterprises in Africa. These grants help organizations create and sustain jobs, improve income levels, and address social development needs. During 2013, USADF invested $12.8 million into 92 economic development projects this year, reaching over 122,600 people in 17 countries. Click here to see a more detailed interactive map for 2013 funding.