USAID/Mali: Grants for Global Development Alliance Annual Program
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Mali is offering grants for Global Development Alliance (GDA) Annual Program Statement (APS) to focus on catalyzing private sector investment for Mali’s economic recovery through inclusive and sustainable development.
The specific objectives of this GDA APS are to:
Foster inclusive and sustainable agriculture-led growth
Catalyze agricultural investments that strengthen resilience among people and systems
Improve productivity of agricultural market systems to promote a well-nourished population, especially among women and children
Expand job opportunities and job skills training among priority populations in targeted geographies.
USAID/Mali may allocate up to USD $3,000,000 to fund two or more GDAs with the private sector. Funding for individual applications is anticipated to be in the range of USD $250,000 to $1,500,000 to be provided over a period of 2-5 years, depending on the approach of each individual application.
Eligible private sector entities are limited to:
Private for-profit, commercial entities such as a business, corporation, small or medium enterprise or private firm;
Private foundations affiliated with for-profit, commercial entities;
For this Mali GDA APS addendum, private foundations affiliated with non-for-profit and/or philanthropic goals are also allowed;
Private equity or private financial institutions, including banks, micro finance institution, private investment firms, mutual funds, private equity funds and insurance companies;
Private business or industry associations, including but not limited to chambers of commerce and related types of entities; or
This GDA is open to private sector entities from any country, although Malian private sector entities are of particular interest.
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=335595