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.