Updated Mar 17, 2021CLOSED

Academy for Women Entrepreneurs, 2021

Offered by U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Mission in Uganda is pleased to announce the open competition to award a cooperative agreement for a new cohort in Uganda of the “Academy for Women Entrepreneurs” (or “AWE”). The Public Affairs Office invites proposals from established, non-profit Ugandan associations, committed and organized civil-society organizations, and academic institutions to design and implement an intensive training program that would provide approximately 100 emerging female entrepreneurs (in four cohorts of 25 participants each) with critical skills for founding or scaling up their businesses and help develop a network among participants and trainers for future collaboration and support. U.S. and third-country organizations or nationals are not eligible for cooperative agreements under this program unless in partnership with a Ugandan organization.
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GrantType
CLOSEDApr 12, 2021Deadline
Up to $30,000Amount
1Number
9 monthsDuration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
RegionN/A
CountryUganda
Focus AreasGender
Economic Empowerment (Gender)
Entrepreneurship (Economic Growth and Trade)
U.S. and third-country organizations or nationals are not eligible for cooperative agreements under this program unless in partnership with a Ugandan organization.

Other Requirements

Target Beneficiaries

The AWE program will target female Ugandan business owners and entrepreneurs, who are approximately 25 to 40 years old and who have 1 – 5 years of business experience.


Reporting RequirementsRecipients will be required to submit financial reports and program reports. The award document will specify how often these reports must be submitted.

Application And Awards Process

The complete set of proposal documents must be submitted to : Kampalagrants@state.gov no later than Monday, April 12, 2021.
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