Funding opportunity: Social Innovations for the Developing World
This news is redirected by The Secretariat for Development Cooperation at SCIENCE from Terra Viva and Global Innovation Fund.
Global Innovation Fund (GIF) welcomes proposals of innovative and cost-effective solutions that address any major development challenge in any country or in multiple countries of the developing world. The program is open to teams and coalitions from social enterprises, for-profit companies, NGOs, government agencies, international organizations, and researchers anywhere in the world. GIF offers grants, loans, and equity investments ranging from US$230 thousand to US$15 million. Applicants should propose the level and type of funding that is appropriate for their innovation, based on the stage of development. GIF accepts applications on a continuous basis.
GIF write on their' website:
We accept applications on a continuous basis, with no deadlines or ’rounds’ of funding. In addition to this open application window, we actively seek out investments. Our review process is highly selective and rigorous, and less than 10% of applicants are invited to submit full proposals.
Read more about the application process and GIF here.