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Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program, POL/ECON, U.S. Embassy Yaounde

ID: AFYDE-SSH-GR-POLECON-2024 • Type: Posted


The Political and Economic Section of the U.S. Embassy in Yaound , Cameroon, announces an open competition for local organizations to submit applications under the FY 2023 Ambassador's Special Self-Help Fund program. Proposals should target community projects that address the improvement of people's conditions in all ten regions of Cameroon. Proposals can address one or more of the following areas: Social Services (education, health, vocational training, and local development-bridges); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH); Income Generating Activities, and Environment and Agriculture.


Category of Funding
Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Funding Instruments
Grant Category
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
On 3/4/24 the Department of State posted grant opportunity AFYDE-SSH-GR-POLECON-2024 for Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program, POL/ECON, U.S. Embassy Yaounde. The grant will be issued under grant program 19.220 Ambassadors' Special Self Help Fund.


Posted Date
March 4, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EST
Closing Date
May 2, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 8 Days
Last Updated
March 4, 2024, 5:01 a.m. EST
Archive Date
June 1, 2024


Eligible Applicants
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Info
The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund is limited to locally registered Community Based Organizations (CBOs), associations, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with at least two years of experience working in Cameroon. Recipients of two previous years’ Self-Help Fund grants are not eligible for the current year’s funds, which is the 3rd consecutive year. Organizations and entities with a prior history of poor performance of U.S. government grants are ineligible to apply for funding.

Award Sizing

Estimated Program Funding
Not Provided
Estimated Number of Grants
Not Listed


Lucresse R Ngum Grantor
Contact Email
Email Description
Application package can be requested by E-mail at:
Contact Phone
237 222201500


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