ADG II: Innovative and Sustainable Social Change

ADG II awards grants of £25000 to organisations and businesses that are income-generating, able to demonstrate job creation, or can be catalysts for employment-led growth.  Projects must be innovative, problem-solving and have maximum social impact.  Grants will be targeted towards labour-intensive businesses or projects.

The programme’s main goal is to contribute to the creation of an independent and stronger continent by enabling diaspora and local partners to mobilise financial resources, develop skills and the knowledge needed to become economically self-reliant.

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$33,000

Deadline

No close date is provided for this opportunity

How to Apply

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Point of Contact Email: 
grants@afford-uk.org
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Eligibility Details

Applications will be open to UK registered diaspora-led organisations or businesses that have social, charitable or community-based objectives (social enterprises). The applying UK organisation will be required to work with local partners in Africa who will play a significant role in implementing the project on the ground, while the UK organisation will have management, financial and reporting activities for the grant.

Organisations will need to meet all the following to be eligible: be African diaspora-led; UK registered company, charity, co-operative, CIC, sole trader or business partnership; in good financial health.

Thematic areas of interest are agriculture, livelihoods, education, health, youth, WASH (Water, sanitation and Hygiene) as well as manufacturing, retail and hospitality sectors. Income generation should form a strong component of projects across all the thematic areas.  Innovation, use of technology, social media and strong partnership working is highly encouraged.

Discuss

are you able to assist in registration of charities in the UK or connect me to one since i have projects am doing i kenya but i have no funding at the moment

regards

LILIAN OYUGI