U.S. Ambassador's Special Self-Help Fund (SSH)

The SSH program is aimed at assisting Beninese community groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects that significantly impact communities by addressing critical health, social, and development concerns.

Each year, Embassy Cotonou supports approximately six to ten projects with small grants,

credit:


typically under $5,00 0. These grants have contributed to agricultural modernization, women’s empowerment, improving sanitation, improving learning conditions, and providing greater access to clean water, health services, and education.

The projects are for community-based groups or organizations, initiated locally, and administered at the local level.

Agency: Department of State

Office: U.S. Mission to Benin

Estimated Funding: $55,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Link to NOFO published on US Embassy Website

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Benin-based non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs)

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fbj.usembassy.gov%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2Fsites%2F162%2F2023_SSH-NOFO-01.pdf&data=05%7C01%7Cdesouzajl%40state.gov%7C404afad1d3dc4c30c78408db3cc6c957%7C66cf50745afe48d1a691a12b2121f

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
Business E-Mail Address

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2023-04-19

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2023-07-19



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