Global LEAP Awards

Hewlett-Packard (HP) To Empower 100,000 Youths Across Africa

HP recently announced a new commitment to reach 100,000 learners across Africa over the next three years through the HP Foundation’s HP LIFE program, and kicked off the commitment by opening a new tech-enabled HP LIFE Center in South Africa.  HP’s pledge supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4  and furthers the company’s goals to enable better …

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$7 Million Grant Available for Renewable Energy Projects in Africa

Now in its fourth year, the ACF is an innovative US$7 million financial support program designed to provide local power project developers and originators with project development support, technical experience, expertise and funding required to bring their renewable energy projects to life. Access Power, a developer, owner and operator of power projects in emerging markets, …

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$100,000 Available: Off-Grid Energy Challenge in Nigeria

The U.S. African Development Foundation and All On invites proposals for innovative off-grid solutions to “power up” underserved areas of Nigeria. Applicants should be developing, scaling up or extending energy technologies to off-grid areas of Nigeria. DEADLINE: March 1, 2018 The Off-Grid Energy Challenge is led by the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) to develop, scale-up or …

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Apply: Mobile for Development Utilities Innovation Fund – GBP 3.3 Million In Grants

The M4D Utilities Innovation Fund, supported by the UK Government and the Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development, aims to test and scale the use of mobile to improve or increase access to energy, water, and sanitation services. The Innovation Fund was launched in June 2013. In two phases of funding, grants have been …

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Have Ideas? Apply to the Scaling Off-Grid Energy $300,000 Competition

Encouraging entrepreneurs, manufacturers, engineers, students, and all passionate problem-solvers to apply. Global LEAP Off-Grid Refrigeration Competition: Through a partnership with the Department of Energy and Global LEAP Awards, this $300,000 competition aims to increase the availability of off-grid energy refrigeration solutions. The Challenge: Refrigeration holds unique potential to unlock economic and social progress for the …

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