USAID-LENS: Women’s Economic Empowerment MSE Start-Up Grant Program for Jordan

Deadline extended till 15 September 2017

The USAID Jordan Local Enterprise Support Project (USAID LENS) is seeking applications from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Women’s Economic Empowerment MSE Start-Up” with an aim to create employment opportunities in non-traditional sectors, especially employment opportunities for women.

The goal of this grant opportunity is to support women seeking to establish a new business in non-traditional sectors or to strengthen the sustainability of an existing business up to two years old.

Focus Areas

  • Promoting an enabling policy environment
  • Building strategic local economic planning capacity
  • Building MSE capacity to enhance competitiveness and productivity
  • Fostering better access to finance
  • Building stronger local networks to encourage economic development

Grant Information

  • The requested amount must not exceed JD 18,000.
  • Implementation Period: The implementation period must not exceed 12 months.

Eligibility Criteria

This grant opportunity is open to Jordanian women, with applications accepted from the following:

  • Applicants who meet the criteria listed below are encouraged to apply:
    • Applicant must be Jordanian
    • Applicant must be a female, in which she is/will be the business owner
    • The proposed business must be in a non-traditional sector or activity, a description that encompasses a vast range of economic activities and generally refers to activities not related to women’s roles as caregivers.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must download the application form via given website.

Eligible Country: Jordan

For more information, please visit USAID Jordan -LENS .

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