Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program U.S. Mission to Eswatini
Type of project: The proposed project must meet the following criteria: Improve basic economic or social conditions at the local community or village level and have long lived values; Support high-impact, quick-implementation activities that benefit a large number of people, without requiring further SSH assistance; Involve a significant local contribution in cash, labor, and/or materials, and be within the ability of the local community to operate and maintain on a sustainable basis. Contribution may include labor, material (bricks, sand, gravel, seeds etc.), land, buildings, or money to ensure success of the project;  Contribute, whenever possible, to income-generating or self-sustaining activities; Projects must be self-sustaining upon completion. The U.S. Embassy’s support for the project must be a one-time-only/one grant contribution; Projects must be within the community’s ability to maintain and operate.
Location: Eswantini (Swaziland)
Eligibility: There is a strong preference to fund local community organizations that are serving grassroots need and a project that is community generated, implemented, and supported. The following organizations are eligible to apply: • Not-for-profit organizations, including civil society/non-governmental organizations. • Community based organizations, schools, clinics, community development groups, advocacy groups
Grant size: $3,000 to $9,000 per project.
Closing date: April 26
Apply: U.S. Mission to Eswatini Grants