Category: Grants

The Mandela Rhodes Foundation (MRF) Äänit Prize 2023 for Social Impact projects ($80 000 Prize)

The Mandela Rhodes Foundation Äänit Prize supports initiatives that can deliver positive social impact for Africa’s most marginalised populations. The competition is open to alumni of the Mandela Rhodes Scholarship and the Rhodes Scholarship. The Mandela Rhodes Foundation (MRF) seek businesses or non-profit projects that will deliver social impact, that are feasible

2023 UNICEF Innovation Funding Opportunity for Frontier tech solutions ($100K equity-free investments)

The UNICEF Venture Fund is looking to make up to US$100K in equity-free investments to provide early-stage (seed) funding to for-profit start-ups developing frontier technology solutions that can positively impact the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children and youth. Requirements Projects are assessed by UNICEF Innovation Fund team and recommended

Free Trainings, Grants
Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme for young Entrepreneurs (40,000 Euros in Funding)

Application for the 9th cohort of the Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme is now open! Orange Corners is an initiative of the Kingdom of The Netherlands that provides young entrepreneurs across Africa and the Middle East with the necessary training, mentorship, network, funding and facilities to start and grow their businesses. Specific focus

Ashoka/HSBC Green Changemakers Challenge 2023 for young Changemakers ($225,000 in grant funding)

Ashoka and HSBC are collaborating for the third year, to launch the ‘Green Changemakers Challenge.’ This global innovation challenge is open to changemakers with solutions that are equipping others with the mindset and capabilities to contribute towards building a sustainable and equitable world. The Green Changemakers Challenge will support those individuals helping

Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) 2023 for young African Entrepreneurs (Training, Mentorship & $USD 5000 seed capital)

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme 2023 is now open. Get access to a $5000 seed capital, world-class business training, and a vibrant network of top business leaders and mentors. The application is open to Africans from all 54 African countries with scalable business ideas or a business that has been

Grants, Internships
2023 ICFJ/ONE Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling (US$5,000 reporting grant & Internship at The Economist’s HQ in London, UK)

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), the ONE Campaign, and the Elliott family are happy to announce a call for entries for the Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. The award honors up-and-coming journalists in Africa who strive to strengthen people’s voices and illuminate the transformational change taking place on