USAID Funding

admin • 29 March 2018

Grant funding opportunities supporting technology for development projects in disaster response/WASH/renewable energy/health, Internet connectivity, agriculture, digital services and technology innovation across Africa.


1.       Name: Humanitarian Grand Challenge for Development

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  • Subject:  USAID, DFID, and Grand Challenges Canada grant funding for life-saving or life-improving innovations in WASH, renewable energy, life-saving info, health products and services to help the most vulnerable and hardest-to-reach people impacted by humanitarian crises caused by conflict
  • Funding: 15 grants for $250,000 CAD, 4 grants for 1,000,000 CAD
  • Deadline: Register by April 9, Apply by April 12.

2.       Name: WomenConnect Challenge


·Subject:  USAID’s Challenge in seeking comprehensive solutions that empower women and girls to access and use digital technology to drive positive health, education, and livelihood outcomes for themselves and their families in USAID presence countries.  Proposals should demonstrate a clear understanding of the local context and barriers that prevent women and girls from having full access to digital tools.  Solutions should have the potential to reach women and girls through replication or adaption in new geographies, sectors or contexts.

· Funding: 10 grants totaling $1,000,000 USD

·Deadline: Apply by May 4th


3.       Name: Fall Armyworm Challenge

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  • Subject: The USAID Digital Development for Feed the Future seeks digital tools and approaches that provide timely, context-specific information that enable smallholder farmers and those who support them to mitigate, identify, treat, and track incidence of fall armyworm in Africa.
  • Funding: Grants totaling $400,000 USD
  • Deadline: Apply by May 14th