Funding opportunities

27 Apr Funding opportunities

  1. Postcode Lottery Green Challenge

It is one of the world’s largest annual competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship

Funding size: USD $ 500,000

Application deadline: 1st June 2018

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  1. Orange Social Venture Prize Africa & Middle East 2018
    The contest aims to reward the best innovative and socially responsible business projects in Africa and the Middle East.

Funding Size : upto USD $ 25,000

Application deadline : 31st May 2018

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  1. African Entrepreneurship Award

Funding size: USD $1,000,000 to be shared

Application deadline: 30th April

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  1. HiiL Innovating Justice Accelerator

They provide grant funding, acceleration, justice sector expertise and networking, and access to local mentorship and support.

Funding size: upto USD $20,000
Application Deadline: 31st May

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  1. Merck Africa Satellite Program

The target group is early stage startups located in East, West, and Southern Africa that present innovative solutions aligned with Merck’s focus areas of healthcare, life science, performance materials, and other business fields such as bio interfaces and agritech.

Funding size: upto USD $20,000
Application Deadline: 31st May

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  1. PFAN – Climate and Clean Energy Projects

PFAN seeks to nurture entrepreneurs, start-ups and existing companies, project teams and consortia with environmentally beneficial business proposals with the aim of linking them with investment and finance and seeing through the implementation of these projects

Funding size: upto USD $50 Million

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  1. OSIEA Grants

OSIEA finances human rights initiatives that focus on democratic governance and rule of law, equality and non-discrimination, economic governance, health and rights

Funding size: no set maximum
Application Deadline: continuous

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  1. Al-Sumait Prize For African Development

This prize honors individuals or institutions who have through their work or research made significant advances in the fields of food security, health and education in Africa.

Funding Size : USD $1 Million
Application Deadline: June 30th

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  1. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Global Grand Challenges

The Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) initiative funds innovative ideas that could lead to new vaccines, diagnostics, drugs, and other technologies targeting diseases that claim millions of lives every year, as well as improvements and innovations in agriculture development and other priority areas of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Funding Size : no set maximum
Application Deadline: May 2nd

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  1. The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund

The Fund has been established to provide targeted grants to individual species conservation initiatives, recognize leaders in the field and elevate the importance of species in the broader conservation debate.

Funding Size : USD $25,000
Application Deadline: June 30th

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