The Global Innovation Fund (GIF) is currently accepting applications for grants and loans to innovators in Nigeria and any country in the developing world providing innovative and cost-effective solutions that address major development challenges, including agriculture, fisheries, energy and water access.
Global Innovation Fund (GIF) grants or loan to individual innovator ranges from USD $50,000 to $15 million.
Global Innovation Fund up to $15Million Loan
Interested applicants should request the amount of funding they need to advance their innovation. GIF funding typically depends on the innovation’s level of development.
About Global Innovation Fund (GIF)
GIF is a London based non-profit innovation fund that invests in the development, rigorous testing and scaling of innovations targeted at improving the lives of the poorest people in developing countries.
The fund said it is open to teams and coalitions from social enterprises, for-profit firms, and non profit organisations (NGOs), government agencies, international organisations, and researchers anywhere in the world.
This Request for Applications is open to strengthening the Economic Development Efforts
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GIF also offers:
Flexible range of financing options. GIF offers grants, loans (including convertible debt), and equity investments ranging from GB £30,000 to £10 million.
Access to our global network. Our innovators gain access to GIF’s growing network of innovators, experts, and funders around the world.
Venture and technical assistance. GIF can help to connect innovators with assistance based on their needs.
Bridge to follow-on funding. GIF helps to connect our innovators to other donors and investors.
GIF supports teams from social enterprises, for-profit companies, non-profit organizations, government agencies, international organisations, and researchers across all relevant sectors.
Applicants from developing countries or applicants from poor regions of developed countries are eligible to apply.
Teams may apply with partners from other organisations if this is helpful to bring in the skill sets and resources necessary to help your innovation succeed.
GIF Loan Application Process
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How To Apply
Applicants are required to submit an Initial Application.
For more information, visit GIF web portal here.