Apply for Fund At USAID-USADF Grants for 2021 Mandela Washington Fellows Program up to $ 25000

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the flagship program of the U.S Governments Young African Leaders Initiative(YALI). Since 2014, nearly 5100 young leaders from every country in sub-Saharan Africa have participated in the Fellowship. The Fellows, between the ages of 25 and 35, are accomplished leaders and have established records of promoting innovation and positive impact in their communities and countries. In 2022, the Fellowship will provide 700 outstanding young Leaders from sub-Saharan Africa with the opportunity to hone their skills at a U.S. college or university with support for professional development after they return home.

Opening Date: 1st September 2021

Closing Date: 21st September 2021

Up to $25000 fund is available for social Ventures that are

  • 100% African-owned
  • Sustainable
  • Impact-driven
  • Revenue-generating

Eligibility:

  • 2021 Mandela Washington fellow
  • All tracks (public management, civic engagement, and business)
  • All sectors
  • The venture must be African-owned and managed, based in, and operating in sub-Saharan Africa
  • One application allowed

What we are looking for:

  • 2021 Mandela Washington fellow*
  • All tracks (public management, civic engagement, and business)
  • All sectors
  • The venture must be African-owned and managed, based in, and operating in sub-Saharan Africa
  • One application allowed

What we are looking for:

  • Viability of the proposed business or social venture.
  • Track Record, including the grantee’s related experience and ability to execute.
  • Impact — the potential for impact and a demonstration of how the venture will improve and change the communities in which the grants are implemented.
  • Unmet Need — The degree to which the venture addresses unmet needs of under-served communities and/or market demand.
  • Sustainability — How sustainable is the venture and/or organization. “Donor dependent” organizations will not be selected.

Note: Alumni who are government officials are ineligible to apply.

Apply Now

https://www.usadf.gov

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