AFFORD Diaspora Grants

ADG funds projects and businesses dedicated to supporting people and communities and solving social problems in Africa.

AFFORD Diaspora Grants

ADG is managed by AFFORD and delivered in partnership with The Pharo Foundation, Noel Buxton Trust and Common Ground Initiative. ADG funds projects and businesses dedicated to supporting people and communities and solving social problems in Africa.

ADG does not accept unsolicited grant applications.

ADG is now closed for applications.

ADG aims to enable diaspora organisations, businesses and their African partners to unleash an entrepreneurial spirit that contributes to an eco-system of social enterprises.The ultimate goal is that these will lead to income generation, skills development, job creation, employment-led growth and solutions to problems while making maximum social impact.

Our latest ADG grants:

  • ADG 1  is a pilot funded by Comic Relief, through CGI Phase 1. The grant provided £2000  for activities that engaged policy makers to influence policy in Africa.  Included in the grant was also capacity-building support and mentoring for all grant-holders.

 

  • ADG 2 grant provided £2250 for small-scale and community activities that contributed to economic development

 

  • ADG 3 provided £2000 for projects operating on small-scale community and economic development

 

  • ADG 4 (Ethiopia) provided a maximum of £25,000 for projects dedicated to problem-solving and developing innovative and sustainable social change

 

  • ADG 5 via our “Diaspora Enterprise Accelerator” part of AFFORD’s diaspora finance initiative. Funded through the Common Ground Initiative, co-funded by Comic relief and UK-Aid

For queries, send an email to grants@afford-uk.org