Applying for a Grant

Eligible applicants may submit a grant application to the Ambassador’s Fund Grant Program (AFGP) at any time. There is no deadline. Grant applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis during the five-year AFGP from 2018 to 2022.


Follow these steps to apply for an AFGP grant:

  • Find out whether your organization or institution is eligible to apply for an AFGP grant by reading the eligibility rules here
  • If your organization or institution is eligible to apply for an AFGP grant, read carefully all of the application rules and procedures in the Request for Applications (RFA) here
  • Design a project related to one of the five AFGP Priority Areas, which are explained in the RFA and also here
  • Follow carefully the instructions in the Technical Application template and Cost Application template, which are available here
  • To learn more about rules and regulations that will be relevant for approved grant projects, consult the USAID resources available here and other useful resources here
  • To find answers to common questions, read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) here If you have additional questions, attend an AFGP outreach session hosted in a city near you. The schedule for outreach sessions nationwide will be published on this webpage soon.
  • Submit your grant application online through the AFGP Grant Management Information System (GMIS). This grant application and management system has been specially designed by the Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA), a nonprofit organization based in Islamabad that is implementing the AFGP for USAID. You can find a link to the GMIS at the top of the AFGP home page and here When you are ready to submit your grant application, simply follow the user-friendly, step-by-step instructions on the GMIS.