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Afghan Women's Empowerment Grants Program

Post Date

April 5th 2010

Application Due Date

September 30th 2012

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)

Funding Instrument Type(s)


Funding Activity Categories


Women's Political Empowerment

Eligibility Categories

Non-Profits With 501 (c) (3) Status With The IRS (Except Higher Education Institutions)
Non-Profits Without 501 (c) (3) Status With The IRS (Except Higher Education Institutions)


  • Award Range:

    $5000 - $50000

Grant Description

The Political Section at U.S. Embassy Kabul is pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the newly-launched Afghan Women’s Empowerment (AWE) Grants Program. The AWE Grants Program provides $5,000-$50,000 grants for Afghan-led projects that increase women’s participation in the political sphere. Grant proposals should meet one or more of the following AWE priorities: • Encouraging women’s participation in Afghanistan’s political realm •Increasing women’s advocacy for legislative change •Raising women’s awareness of their constitutional rights within Afghanistan’s complex legal traditions •Promoting women’s participation in and awareness of the 2010 Parliamentary elections •Developing women’s leadership and advocacy skills Applications are accepted in English (preferred), Dari, and Pashto. All inquiries should be directed to We look forward to working with you!

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of State

  • Office:

    U.S. Mission to Afghanistan

  • Agency Contact:

    Kelly Folliard
    Political Officer
    Phone +93 700 10 8238

  • Agency Mailing Address:

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