African Development Foundation

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Independent Establishments and Government Corporations

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AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION

1400 ``I'' Street NW., Washington, DC 20005

Phone, 202-673-3916. Internet, www.adf.gov.

Board of Directors:

Chairman Ernest G. Green

Vice Chair Willie Grace Campbell

Members of the Board Claude A. Allen, (4 vacancies)

Staff:

President Nathaniel Fields

Vice President (vacancy)

General Counsel Doris Martin

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The African Development Foundation's goals are to advance broad-based, sustainable development and empowerment of the poor in Africa; to expand local capacity to promote and support grassroots, participatory development; and to enhance American assistance to and strengthen U.S. relations with Africa.

The African Development Foundation was established by the African Development Foundation Act (22 U.S.C. 290h) as a Government corporation to support the self-help efforts of the poor in Africa

The Foundation awards grants and cooperative agreements to African private organizations to do the following:

--promote micro- and small-enterprise development that will generate income and employment;

--improve community-based natural resource management for sustainable rural development;

--increase participation of African grassroots...

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