The Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award

Bayer Foundation is launching a Women Empowerment Award to empower women as key change makers and help female entrepreneurs generate social impact in Sub-Saharan Africa. During a 24-week growth accelerator, the winners will receive tailored support and training for scaling, including active investor feedback. In addition, they will be able to will tap into an […]
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Advancing Women’s Empowerment Fund

In partnership with USAID, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs is thrilled to announce another round of AWEF funding. In this round, ANDE seeks to fund projects that will pilot, test, or expand scalable solutions to the financing gap for women-led Small and Growing Businesses in eastern, western, and southern Africa to create learnings and insights […]
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U.S. – Africa Tech Challenge

The U.S. – Africa Tech Challenge is seeking innovative responses to counter disinformation and propaganda in Africa, supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Global Engagement Center (GEC), in partnership with U.S. Embassy Nairobi, the European Union, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, Twitter, Park Advisors, and Informa. The U.S. – Africa Tech Challenge is focused […]
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The Zayed Sustainability Prize

The Zayed Sustainability Prize rewards innovators and visionaries whose achievements have furthered the global proliferation of innovative, impactful, and inspirational sustainability solutions. The Zayed Sustainability prize funds five categories: Health Food Energy Water Global High Schools The nominations are open to applications from all over the world. Grant size: All categories collate to $3,000,000 Deadline: […]
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Call for Nominations: UNEP Champions of the Earth Award

The 2021 Cycle for the Champions of the Earth Award (the United Nation’s highest environmental honour) is now open. Every year, individuals, groups and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the protection and restoration of the environment are recognized in four categories: Policy leadershipInspiration and actionEntrepreneurial visionScience and innovation The nominations are open to […]
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The Africa Green Grant Award

Eleven Eleven Twelve Foundation is pleased to announce that the first step in the Africa Green Grant Award which is the call for application is now open This award was created within the framework of the sustki ainability of the environment through the empowerment and support for entrepreneurs and small businesses who have innovative, creative […]
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International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food and Agriculture

The Federal Government of Switzerland, with the technical support of FAO, established the International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food and Agriculture in 2019. The 2021 call is now open! The 2021 Awards are in two categories: Category A awards excellence in digitization and innovation for sustainable food systems. Category B recognises an innovation that empowers youth […]
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The Ashden Awards 2021

The Ashden Awards boost outstanding climate solutions, backing radical ideas delivering lower emissions and a fairer world, with grants and development support on offer to winners and finalists. The Awards below are open to international participants in low- and middle-income countries, as defined by the World Bank – find a full list here. The Ashden Award […]
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UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award 2021

Each year, UNHCR searches for extraordinary persons who go beyond the call of duty in supporting refugees, internally displaced and stateless people. Nominate now if you know of an inspirational individual or group making a difference. Any individual, group of people, or organization that has displayed extraordinary humanitarian work on behalf of refugees, displaced or […]
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