The Strive Community Innovation Fund (Big Ideas for Small Businesses)

The Strive Community Innovation Fund aims to spark new ideas for catalyzing small businesses’ resilience and growth, at scale. Seeking innovative solutions to support small business growth at scale. Strive Community Innovation Fund The fund is seeking truly innovative solutions that can be transformative for these small enterprises which are the backbone of our economies. The

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The African Union Civic Tech Fund 2022 (For Civic Tech Initiatives)

The African Union Civic Tech Fund is a pan-African competition that aims to accelerate innovative civic tech initiatives that have the potential to lead to citizen-led transformative action across the African continent. The Fund is a collaboration between two distinct initiatives: the Charter Project Africa and the African Union Civic Tech Fund, hosted by the African Union, managed

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The ACT Foundation 2021 Grant Cycle

ACT Foundation has adopted a responsive approach to grantmaking. By funding focused-interventions, they work across a broad spectrum of developmental issues clustered within our focus areas (link focus areas tab). Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation is a grant-making nonprofit organization established in 2016 to support local, national and regional non – profit organizations working to

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The Compact Youth Fund 2020

The Youth Fund is a new fund to support youth action around the world, where the decisions on which projects are funded are made by young people themselves. The fund is supported by the UN Major Group for Children and Youth, ActionAid Denmark, Restless Development and developed in collaboration with UNFPA. This first call for

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Call for Proposals: AWDF’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence

Call for proposals are open for the African Women’s Development Fund 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence. AWDF will focus on ‘women’s mental health and wellness’ during the 2020 Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. Women groups and organisations will be supported during the activism period to intensify education and awareness on preventing

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The UNIDO Global Call for Innovative Ideas and Technologies vs. COVID-19 and Beyond

The UNIDO Global call has the objective to identify and promote the best innovative ideas and technologies to respond to the COVID-19 emergency and its aftermath that could be successfully applied in Developing Countries (DCs). The COVID-19 pandemic will have far-reaching and long-term effects on populations and economies worldwide. Besides its immediate impact on health, the socioeconomic

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The COVID-19 Young Leaders Fund

One Young World, the global forum for young leaders, is establishing a fund for young leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response. Around the world, One Young World Ambassadors are combatting the Coronavirus with the most innovative methods in the most challenging circumstances. By directing money to leaders on the front lines, we can

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The African Women Leadership Fund 2020

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and Standard Bank Group is calling on women fund managers across Africa to apply to join the African Women Leadership Fund initiative (AWLF), an innovative impact fund that will provide capital and expertise to successful candidates. The Economic Commission for Africa and its partners, through the African

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