Applications are now open for the Global Innovation Fund (GIF), a social impact-first investment vehicle that works with mission-aligned development agencies, philanthropy, and other funders to find and fund evidence-based innovations with the potential to positively impact the lives of millions of the world’s poorest people.

GIF play a distinct role alongside existing development assistance by taking smart risks public agencies cannot use a range of financial instruments to achieve the mission.

They help guide entrepreneurs through their journey to scale using a venture-style staged funding approach where more speculative ideas receive smaller amount of support and increased funding follows successful testing and achievement of proof points… more

Deadline: Dec 31, 2023