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U.S. Grant Funding Opportunities

Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program (SSHP)

This Self-help fund provides small, short-term grants (one year) to community groups that are working to improve the basic economic and social conditions of their villages or communities. The fund provides grants for activities such as construction of classrooms, construction of community centers and health clinics, boreholes for access to clean water, income-generation activities, school equipment and supplies, medical equipment, solar heating and agricultural kits among others listed in our guidelines.

Learn More About the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program Statement

Public Affairs FY2023 Annual Grants Program Statement

PAS Mbabane invites proposals for programs that provide Swati audiences with current, accurate information and opportunities for increased understanding of U.S. policies, government, society, history, and culture. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert(s), organization(s), or institution(s) in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.

Eligible U.S. or Swati citizens and non-profit organizations are invited to propose projects up to $10,000 that include an American component, and promote one or more of the outlined goals. Project activities must take place in Eswatini and must be completed within 12 months.

Please refer to this funding opportunity document for more information.

PEPFAR FY2023 Small Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy’s PEPFAR Small Grants office is pleased to announce an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a community-led monitoring (CLM) program. This funding opportunity seeks to improve the quality of HIV treatment services in Eswatini through client feedback collected by trained community members.

Learn More About the PEPFAR FY2023 Small Grants Program

Julia Taft Refugee Fund 2023

The U.S. Mission in Eswatini, in collaboration with the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), is pleased to welcome proposals for the Julia Taft Refugee Fund. The Julia Taft Refugee Fund is meant to meet one-time, low-cost gaps in refugee protection and assistance and to respond to urgent needs that have not been addressed by larger multilateral refugee programs.

Learn More About the Julia Taft Refugee Fund 2023

Africa Regional Democracy Fund – Eswatini Democracy and Human Rights Resilience Project

The U.S. Embassy Mbabane, Eswatini of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out the Eswatini Democracy and Human Rights Resilience Project.  The main aim of the project is to build resilience through trainings and advocacy programs on human rights and democracy in Eswatini.

Learn More About the Africa Regional Democracy Fund