The United States African Development Foundation (USADF), in partnership with the United States Department of State Africa Bureau, invite applications for the 2024 African Women Entrepreneurs Program-Reimagined grant. This is the second application cycle for this grant and only applicants from the following countries may apply: Namibia; Mauritania; Senegal; Cote d’Ivoire; Malawi; Uganda; and Zambia.

Award: USD$50,000 – USD$100,000 to each of the selected winners

Who Qualifies?

Applicants must be woman-owned to be considered and 100% African-owned and managed; legally registered and operating in the country from which they make application, with basic functional management and financial controls for at least 3 years and banking history of no less than 12 months.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Majority (OVER 50 percent)woman applicant-owned and managed –
  • 100 percent African owned
  • In operation and legally registered for at least three years
  • The business is located and operates in a designated USADF program country.
  • Successful UEI approval
  • Proposal for use of grant money
  • Business owners are not government employees.
  • Income generating entity (cannot be not for profit)

    Required Documents

  • Ownership or Shareholder documents
  • Registration
  • Confirmation email of approved UEI from

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; African Women Entrepreneurs Program-Reimagined Grant