Archived: SGAFP’s operations, stretching over eight years, successfully closed on 30th November 2018. However, this website serves as an archive to share the inspiring, life-changing and timeless work undertaken by the program. NRSP hopes that SGAFP’s rich legacy would inspire and guide other similar efforts in future.

The Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program (SGAFP) is a large cross-cutting grants program supported by US Agency for International Development and implemented by the National Rural Support Programme across Pakistan to support self-help initiatives of Pakistani organizations.

The Small Grants fund has awarded 108 grants under the thematic areas of Economic Growth, Education, Energy, Health, Civic Participation, and Governance across Pakistan and has benefited around 800,000 people.

The Ambassador’s Fund has awarded 238 grants under 15 different thematic areas including Women’s Issues, Cultural Preservation, Entrepreneurship, Economic Growth, and Wildlife Conservation and has benefited over 1,200,000 Pakistanis.

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The USAID Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program has been implemented by the National Rural Support Programme. It has awarded grants under 15 diverse thematic areas in 115 districts across Pakistan to support self-help initiatives by local organizations.

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USAID/Pakistan has, in cooperation with the USAID Office of Inspector General, established the Anti-Fraud Hotline to provide an avenue for the reporting of fraud, waste, and abuse which may be associated with USAID funded projects in Pakistan. Complaints are handled with complete confidentiality and individuals are encouraged to report when corruption, fraud, waste or abuse may exist in the USAID/Pakistan projects. Reports can be filed anonymously via the easy-to-use Hotline (Toll free number 0800 84700); e-mail at; fax at 021-35390410; postal address at 5-C, 2nd Floor Khayban-e-Ittehad, Phase VII, DHA, Karachi, Pakistan; and on the website