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Apply for funding – USADF-Citi Foundation Grants 2021

USADF-Citi Foundation Grants for 2021 Pathways to Progress Program

Application period: Oct. 27–Nov. 17, 2021

If you have not received a notification from us by December 31, 2021, you have not moved to the next stage of consideration.


Up to US$10K in funding is available for social ventures that are:

  • 100% African-owned and -managed
  • Impact-driven
  • Working with underserved and at-risk communities
  • Revenue-generating


  • All non-governmental sectors
  • Venture must be African-owned and -managed, based in, and operating in Kenya, Uganda, or Senegal
  • One application allowed per business that is no more than US$10,000

What we are looking for:

  • Viability of the proposed business or social venture.
  • Proven success, including the applicant’s related experience and ability to execute.
  • Impact — the potential for impact and a demonstration of how the venture will improve and change underserved and at-risk communities in which the grants are implemented, especially displaced people, child soldiers, young women, youth, and any other locally marginalized groups.
  • Unmet Need — The degree to which the venture addresses unmet needs of underserved and at-risk communities and/or market demand.
  • Sustainability — How sustainable is the venture and/or organization? “Donor dependent” organizations will not be selected.

Application instructions: 

  • For start-up organizations, your submission must document the steps, timeline, and projected date when your registration will be adjudicated
  • For existing businesses/organizations, your submission must include the following information from your organization:
    • Financial statements for the last 2 years, including tax clearance certificate from the last year
    • Registration document
    • Completed grant application form in English or French
  • Submit all documents in one e-mail by November 17, 2021 to the e-mail address below with the subject USADF-Citi Foundation GRANT APPLICATION – Applicant Name.

Download a copy of the grant application here:  In English   In French

Download a copy of the financial projections here: In English   In French