The Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund (EDTF) a non-profit organization established to mobilize the global Diaspora community to raise funds has collected a total l of 4,000,000 USD generously donated by more than 24,100 Ethiopians from 77 countries who responded to the national call of ‘1 dollar a day for a better Ethiopia’ since its establishment.
Recently EDTF is has announced the first ‘Call for Project Proposals’ under the theme ‘Ethiopian Diaspora – Partnership to Improve Social and Economic Wellbeing of Ethiopians in Need’.
According to EDTF the collected money will be invested under this call to finance projects that will alleviate critical problems of Ethiopians in need.
Legally registered nongovernmental organizations, civil society organizations, private sector companies and government institutions that fulfill the basic eligibility criteria set by EDTF can submit projects proposals until 16 September 2019 17:00hrs East African Time.
Projects submitted to EDTF will be reviewed by a panel of experts in accordance with the EDTF project selection criteria and scoring system. Projects recommended for funding by the review panel will be presented for the final approval of the EDTF Board of Directors. Indicative time table of the call for project proposals as well as detailed information on how to apply for EDTF grant and all application documents and templates can be found below. Applicants can get further clarification on the call and the application process via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone +251 (0)996 86 46 46
The Ethiopian Diaspora Trust fund invites legally registered nongovernmental organizations, civil society organizations, private sector companies, and government institutions from all corners of Ethiopia to submit their projects and to partner with EDTF for a better Ethiopia.