Applicants must comply with the following requirements:
▪ Applicants should be entities legally incorporated in Ethiopia.
▪ Local nongovernmental organizations (LNGOs), civil society organizations (CSOs),
federal, regional and local government entities can apply for an EDTF grant.
▪ Consortiums of non-governmental NGOs and associations that are direct implementers of
projects on the ground can apply for an EDTF grant.
▪ Private sector organizations incorporated under the Ethiopian law and investing in
programs that will bring positive social impact are eligible for an EDTF grant.
▪ The applicant institution should have a bank account in Ethiopia opened in its name.
▪ The applicant institution should have a well-established office furnished with necessary
equipment and facilities.
Proposed projects should be addressing one or more of the priority areas set by EDTF listed in
section 3 of this guideline. Projects proposed within the scope of the EDTF priority areas may
include but are not limited to:
▪ Developing infrastructure for delivery of services
▪ Development and application of technologies tools, mechanisms, systems, methodologies
that will enhance service provision
▪ Capacity building and skills development interventions
▪ Scaling up of existing and innovative initiatives focused on identified priority areas
▪ Production, collection and dissemination of knowledge