Description

The Ambassador’s Fund Grant Program (AFGP) is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and managed by the Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA). This five-year program began in October 2017 and will continue until September 2022.

The purpose of the AFGP is to award grants in order to improve the economic and social conditions of the people of Pakistan. The AFGP supports projects focused on the following priority areas:

Priority Areas

  • Empowering Vulnerable Populations: To empower vulnerable populations, such as persons with disabilities, widows, orphans, the elderly, religious and ethnic minorities, victims of violence, street children, displaced persons, and other vulnerable groups.
  • Encouraging Social Entrepreneurship: To provide support to or formation of social enterprises to address economic or social problems through innovative, sustainable, and scalable business opportunities.
  • Developing Small-Scale Energy Solutions: To improve access of remote and underserved areas to alternative and renewable energy solutions.
  • Promoting Culture and the Arts: To preserve key components of Pakistan’s rich heritage while creating income for host communities.
  • Improving Disaster Preparedness: To support community-based projects that prepare communities to respond to natural disasters, improve their resilience and enhance their ability to compliment government disaster relief efforts.

Geographic Coverage:

The AFGP will support grant projects in all provinces and regions of Pakistan, including Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

Deadlines

There is no deadline for submitting a grant application to the AFGP. Applications will be received and processed on a rolling basis.

Eligibility

Legally registered Pakistani non-governmental organizations (NGOs), women’s organizations, community-based organizations (CBOs), non-government academic research and training institutions, professional and business associations, trade unions, media entities, civic advocacy organizations and civil society networks (if they are legally registered) are eligible to apply. Private sector (for-profit) entities are welcome to apply for grants, but fees (profit) will not be paid under any AFGP grant. Organizations that have not previously received funding from donors or implemented donor-funded projects are welcome to apply for an AFGP grant.

How to Apply

Submission Procedure

AFGP only accepts online applications through its unique Grant Management Information System (GMIS).  Access the GMIS through the AFGP webpage here.

More Information:

For more information, please visit this link:

The AFGP RFA