Funding guidelines

Activities we fund

  • Supporting early education (scholastic materials, training, mentoring, etc.)

  • Expanding access to child healthcare (vaccination, medical supplies, surgical procedures, etc.) 

  • Providing basic needs (food, shelter, clothing, etc.)

  • Community infrastructure and resources (clean water, affordable energy, transportation, etc.) 

  • Other activities that fit within the scope of our mission stated above

Funding levels

  • Organizations: We fund up to $2,000 per calendar year 

  • Individuals: We fund up to $500 per calendar year

Expenditures

All expenses are to be spent in accordance with the activities proposed in the approved application for funding. 

Reporting

Funded projects are expected to provide an annual report on how the funds we utilized are in accordance with our mission. Reports are due 30 days after the end of the calendar year when funds are disbursed.

USD may request progress status reports during the budget period.

How to apply

Please submit your application via our online form

Successful applications

You will be notified within 1 month after your application submission if it has been considered for funding.

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