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U.S. Agency for International Development — Asian Women Entrepreneurs in Clean Energy

The USAID Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia, the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy, and the Asian Development Bank announce a joint call for proposals for women entrepreneurs in clean energy. Selected woman entrepreneurs and organizations supporting the selected entrepreneurs will receive mentoring support from USAID PFAN-Asia with an aim to secure funding to up-scale […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Smart Solutions for Adaptable Cities in Asia

The USAID Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia calls for proposal to advance “Smart Solutions for Adaptable Communities and Cities.”  Examples of these solutions include apps on clean transport and pilot projects on climate-adaptable housing and buildings, water management, and waste management. Selected project developers, technology providers, innovators, and inventors will receive mentoring support from USAID PFAN-Asia […]

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Ashoka — ChangemakerXchange for Social Innovators in East Africa

The ChangemakerXchange Summit in Kenya will bring together 25 top young African changemakers across civil society, media, the corporate sector, government, and more.  The aim of the summit is to build a cross-sectoral network of changemakers that work together to address societal issues in a collaborative manner.  Eligibility extends to participants who lead, co-lead, have […]

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SEED — Workshops on Starting Eco-Enterprises in Ghana and Uganda

The SAG-SEED Starter program announces Starter Workshops in each of Ghana and Uganda to guide teams of young entrepreneurs to refine their business ideas.  The themes for the Ghana workshop are eco-enterprises in manufacturing, tourism, and waste management.  The themes for the Uganda workshop are agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. Participation in the workshops is free, […]

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Feed the Future — Data-Driven Farming Prize

The Data-Driven Farming Prize seeks tools and approaches that use data to help smallholder farmers improve their agricultural productivity and value. Feed the Future invites proposals for data-driven approaches to be tested in Nepal to improve the productivity of rice, other cereals, and vegetables. Eligibility to compete for the prize extends worldwide to individuals, groups, […]

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BMCE Bank of Africa — African Entrepreneurship Award 2017

The African Entrepreneurship Award is a business competition inviting young African entrepreneurs to submit their entrepreneurial ideas in three categories, one of which is Environment. This refers to business proposals addressing problems such as poor agricultural systems, over-grazing, deforestation, etc. Submissions are invited from for-profit businesses managed by Africans who are at least 18 years […]

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Common Fund for Commodities — Tenth Call for Proposals

The CFC calls for proposals that advance commodity development in its member countries. Funding is targeted mainly to for-profit organizations and social enterprises for production, value chains, and marketing across a wide group of commodities (agricultural crops, tree crops, timber, bamboo and rattan, minerals, and others). This 10th call for proposals has a deadline on […]

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change — Momentum for Change 2017

Momentum for Change welcomes the submission of “Lighthouse Activities” that shine a light on innovative, scalable, and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to address climate change. Submissions are accepted from organizations, communities, cities, businesses, governments, and others. The winners will receive a range of benefits, including fully-paid participation at the […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Off-Grid Solar Energy for Africa

The “Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development” (SOGE) seeks to provide 20 million households in Sub-Saharan Africa with access to modern, clean, and affordable off-grid electricity from solar sources. USAID welcomes applications from U.S. and non-U.S. private businesses and social enterprises that are solar manufacturers, distributors, and service providers. Grants will range from US$500 […]

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Bestseller Foundation — Enterprises in Agriculture and Environment

The Bestseller Foundation provides financial support for agricultural value chains and for enterprises based on sustainable environment in Southern and Eastern Africa, China, and India. The foundation invests mainly with commercial actors in for-profit projects by means of loans and equity. Nonprofit organizations and projects may sometimes be eligible if they have clear and commercially […]

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