Ambassador’s Fund

The USAID Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program supports initiatives by Pakistani civil society organizations. The program has two components i.e. Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund.

The Ambassador’s Fund supports grants up to $100,000 for local self-help initiatives of less than one year. The overall purpose of the fund is to allow the U.S. Ambassador to respond to urgent community needs or opportunities that may arise in Pakistan. The thematic areas under this component have been prioritized by the incumbent U.S. Ambassadors.

2010 – 2013

  • Energy
  • Education
  • Health
  • Economic growth
  • Governance & stabilization in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa & FATA

2013 – 2015

  • Wildlife conservation
  • Cultural preservation
  • Women’s issues
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Water, sanitation & hygiene

2016 – 2018

  • Vulnerable populations
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Small-scale energy solutions
  • Culture and the arts
  • Disaster preparedness