Empowers Africa: Grants to Support Human Empowerment, Wildlife Protection and Land Conservation

Deadline: 30 September 2018

Empowers Africa is seeking applications to fund programs in the areas of human empowerment, wildlife protection and land conservation in sub-Saharan Africa.

Empowers Africa is a U.S. public charity under IRC Section 501(c)(3) that supports programs in the areas of human empowerment, wildlife protection and land conservation in sub-Saharan Africa.

The foundation’s focus is on:

  • funding programs in communities that surround protected conservation and wildlife areas or World Heritage Sites
  • funding programs in urban communities where tourism is a strong source of development and
  • funding programs that support the protection of wildlife and land conservation

Empowers Africa supports programs that empower communities by improving access to education, healthcare and business opportunities. It also supports programs that protect wildlife and land conservation because they believe protecting Africa’s natural wealth is critical to the empowerment of the surrounding communities. Empowers Africa select projects that are community-led, measurable and sustainable.

Funding Information

Grants are usually in the range of $2,500 to $10,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Empowers Africa awards its grants to 501(c)(3) organizations and other registered non-profit organizations identified by their staff.
  • Empowers Africa does not fund individual researchers.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit Empowers Africa.

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