U.S. Embassy Accra Special Self-Help Program

The U. S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program’s (SSH) goal is to provide small-scale assistance directly to Ghanaian community-based organizations as part of an ongoing commitment by the U. S. government to support Ghanaian-driven development activities at the local level.

The SSH

Program awards grants to registered non-governmental, non-profit, community-based organizations to implement short-term (12-month), small-scale (between $1,000 and $12,000) development projects that include significant community involvement.

All eligible projects are eligible to apply.

The Embassy encourages the submission of any eligible proposal, and will give priority consideration to projects which demonstrate potential for women’s empowerment and women’s economic development.

Intended participants are communities that have identified a need in their community and seek funding to resolve this need at the local level using sustainable means.

Participants are expected to include a significant community contribution in their proposal.

Agency: Department of State

Office: U.S. Mission to Ghana

Estimated Funding: $55,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
U.S. Embassy Accra Special Self-Help Webpage

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Ghanaian-registered co-operative groups and community-based organizations.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://gh.usembassy.gov/education-culture/ambassadors-special-self-help-program/

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
AccraSelfHelp@state.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2020-02-18

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2020-06-14



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