The WFP Innovation Accelerator

Do you have a project with the potential to solve hunger? If yes, then apply to the WFP Innovation Accelerator and receive up to 100,000 USD in equity-free funding, mentorship from industry experts and access to the world’s largest humanitarian organisation.

Do you have a project with the potential to solve hunger? If yes, then apply to the WFP Innovation Accelerator and receive up to 100,000 USD in equity-free funding, mentorship from industry experts and access to the world’s largest humanitarian organisation.

Digital Innovation for Development in Africa (DIDA)

UKRI expects to make 15-20 awards of between £100,000 – £150,000 over 12 months to seed fund Networks. At stage two, Networks awarded in stage one will be invited to bid into a second call in 2020 with up to £19M available across six to eight projects over 3 years. Call Deadline: November 12, 2019

UKRI expects to make 15-20 awards of between £100,000 – £150,000 over 12 months to seed fund Networks. At stage two, Networks awarded in stage one will be invited to bid into a second call in 2020 with up to £19M available across six to eight projects over 3 years. Call Deadline: November 12, 2019

SAB Foundation

SAB Foundation is a development organisation that creates opportunities for women and youth entrepreneurs in rural areas especially those with disability through capacity development and innovative financing.

SAB Foundation is a development organisation that creates opportunities for women and youth entrepreneurs in rural areas especially those with disability through capacity development and innovative financing.

Ruforum (Rufrorum Young African Entrepreneurs Competition-RUYAEC)

The overall purpose of the RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC) is to catalyse entrepreneurship through promotion of business innovation and provision of seed funding to young entrepreneurs with creative and innovative business ideas among African youth.

The overall purpose of the RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC) is to catalyse entrepreneurship through promotion of business innovation and provision of seed funding to young entrepreneurs with creative and innovative business ideas among African youth.

Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF)

Launched in 2015, the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is the largest African philanthropic initiative committed to empowering African entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship on the continent.

Launched in 2015, the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is the largest African philanthropic initiative committed to empowering African entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship on the continent.

Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW)

Since 1977, ACWW has funded small-scale, women-led development projects in communities around the world. We work hard to make sure that these projects reflect the changes that women in those communities need and, as we fund through local partner-organisations, we ensure that local solutions are found to address local issues.

Since 1977, ACWW has funded small-scale, women-led development projects in communities around the world. We work hard to make sure that these projects reflect the changes that women in those communities need and, as we fund through local partner-organisations, we ensure that local solutions are found to address local issues.

Starter Up of the Year

Starter Up of the Year invests in youth-led start ups through a competitive process

Starter Up of the Year invests in youth-led start ups through a competitive process

Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Responsible for developing and implementing initiatives that allow Africa’s smallholder farmers to increase their productivity.

Responsible for developing and implementing initiatives that allow Africa’s smallholder farmers to increase their productivity.

Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF)

Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) awards grants and repayable grants to private sector companies to support innovative business ideas in agriculture, agribusiness, renewable energy, adaptation to climate change and access to information and financial services.

Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) awards grants and repayable grants to private sector companies to support innovative business ideas in agriculture, agribusiness, renewable energy, adaptation to climate change and access to information and financial services.