DFID 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.
Subject: Equity-free funding, technical assistance and the opportunity to partner with mobile network operators (MNOs) to help scale the products and services of elected start-ups in Africa (and Asia Pacific) into sustainable businesses with positive socio-economic impact. The Fund is sector-agnostic and open to post-revenue start-ups using mobile technology to solve local challenges. Applicants need target low-income citizens, rural populations, women, or youth..
Funding: 10 grants of $350,000 USD
Deadline: Apply by April 15th
Notes: 1) 50% matching funding for the total grant amount requested; 2) supported by the DFID and the Australian Government,