Donor: U.S. Embassy Mauritania
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: United States
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: ongoing

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 25.000$
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Governance & Democracy
  • Human Rights
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Social Inclusion

Project Locations

  1. Africa



1) Objective 

The Democracy and Human Rights Fund DHRF is an embassy funding tool. It supports the promotion of human rights. DHRF activities include but are not limited to the assistance for free press, the fight against female genital mutilations, the eradication of vestiges of slavery, encouragement of good governance. DHRF resources are used for small, short-term, high impact activities with the goal of encouraging change.

They fund the following: (1) expansion of civil and political rights; (2) adherence to the rule of law through a legal framework conducive to civil and political rights; (3) free and democratic electoral systems; (4) development of democratic principles that promote human rights and result in change; and (5) increased access by women and disadvantaged groups to the judicial system and political processes.

2) Eligibility 

Non-profit organisations are eligible to apply for this funding opportunity.

3) Location 

Actions must take place in Mauritania.

4) Budget

Projects proposed should not exceed $25,000 (about 7,500,000 UM).

5) Location 

All proposals are submitted for the Assistance Committee that looks at them taking into consideration Mission’s MPP and relevant topics to support. To submit to these different projects, please, download the right application forms, fill them and send the complete proposals to the US Embassy by e-mail or by post to one of the contacts available on their website. There are no deadlines.

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