RSSAF Grant Program: Promoting Economic, Political and Social Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 22 May 2017

The Rhodes Scholars Southern Africa Forum (RSSAF) is currently inviting applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa for its Grant program with an aim to promote and support programs of economic, political and social development in sub-Saharan Africa.

RSSAF aims to channel the resources raised from scholar stipend deductions and other fundraising activities, to support projects primarily for poor and vulnerable groups in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Grant Information

RSSAF usually awards 3 grants of £1500 per grant cycle.

At a Glance

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May 22nd, 2017

How to Apply

About This Funding Opportunity

Eligibility Details

Organisations eligible for RSSAF grants must:

Be operating in Sub-Saharan Africa
Projects in countries affected by the legacy of Cecil Rhodes are especially encouraged to apply
Target poor and vulnerable groups with programmes of social, political, and economic development
Have some sort of formal organisational structure
Demonstrate some level of community buy-in

RSSAF funding is open to any not-for-profit organization which shares the objects of RSSAF.
Priority will be given to projects that seek to support sustainable approaches to community-based development, as defined by anticipated long-term benefits to the community. Once-off events are generally not funded unless they have long term benefits and are part of a long term programme of activities by the organization.
Priority will be given to projects which are less likely to secure funding from large donors.

Application Guidance

Interested applicants must download the application form via given website.