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Michael Tsegaye

We encourage innovation and coalition-building in civil society organisations (CSOs) through our grants. Our grants have a particular focus on work benefitting women, marginalised and under-served people, and overlooked development issues.

Open call for grants will launch in April 2019

An open call for funding applications for both strategic and flexible grants will launch in April 2019. You will be able to find information about these grants and how to apply for them on this page.

Grants awarded in 2018

Between October and December 2018, we disbursed strategic grants with a total value of about £1.5 million to 29 organisations. Organisations managing these grants work in various regions including Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Oromia, Tigray, Somali, Dire Dawa and SNNPR. 

Flexible grants address emerging topics and themes. Between August and September 2018, we disbursed flexible grants with a total value of around £50,000 to two Addis-based organisations reaching the whole country through their work.