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  • UK Aid Match

    Provides grants to UK based CSOs for poverty reduction projects in developing countries.

  • Regional Infrastructure Programme for Africa

    To improve the quality of electricity, transport, water and telecommunications infrastructure for households and businesses across Africa.

  • Foodtrade Eastern and Southern Africa Programme

    Aims to catalyse innovative private sector investment to improve and develop regional staple food markets.

  • Africa Agriculture Development Company

    Africa Agriculture Development Company (AgDevCo) invest debt and equity in African Agribusinesses to create jobs, improve food security and boost prosperity.

  • Logistics Innovation for Trade

    To develop and test new ideas that reduce the cost and time of transport and logistics in East Africa.

  • TradeMark East Africa Challenge Fund

    Aimed at boosting economic growth and regional trade in the East African Community (EAC) and the region’s trade with the rest of the world through innovative projects.

  • Behaviour change in low income households (Unilever partnership)

    The partnership will use market-based approaches to meet low-income household needs in developing countries around water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and energy.

  • Common Humanitarian Fund for Somalia

    The Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) is a multi-donor pooled fund used to support the timely allocation of donor resources to the most urgent humanitarian needs in Somalia

  • Livelihood and Food Security Fund

    UK supports the Livelihood and Food Security Fund (LIFT) to increase resilience, income, food security and nutrition of rural people in Burma.

  • UK Aid Direct

    UK Aid Direct supports small and medium sized civil society organisations, based in the UK and overseas, to achieve sustained poverty reduction and deliver the UK’s development priorities.

  • LEGEND: piloting responsible land related investments

    This fund pilots actions to drive responsible land-based investments.

  • Business Innovation Facility

    The BIF helps the development and uptake of inclusive business models by companies in developing countries.

  • GEMS4 Enterprise Challenge Fund

    Provides grants to companies to develop innovative products and business models that create jobs and incomes for the poor in Nigeria.

  • The Agri-Tech Catalyst

    Funding for collaborative projects, taking innovative ideas from any sector or discipline to tackle challenges in agriculture.

  • Forest Governance, Markets and Climate 2015 Grants Round

    FGMC will provide a new round of grants for projects that support governance and market reforms that reduce the illegal use of forest resources and benefit poor people.

  • SPRING: assets to adolescent girls initiative

    A pioneering business accelerator that supports early to mid-stage ventures with products that improve the lives of girls in poverty.

  • Trade in Global Value Chains Initiative

    Supports initiatives that achieve better employment opportunities, working conditions and social outcomes for workers and smallholder farmers.

  • Human Development Innovation Fund of Tanzania

    Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) is a challenge fund providing grants for innovations in education, health and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) across Tanzania.

  • DFID Emergency Ebola Response Fund

    The £5m Ebola Emergency Ebola Response Fund (DEERF) is managed by GOAL and provides support to fill urgent gaps in Ebola response.

  • Amplify: collaborative challenge fund

    An open, collaborative challenge fund which uses online collaboration to source ideas, research and insights before testing promising concepts with end users.

  • Vietnam Business Challenge Fund

    Designed to support the private sector in Vietnam to develop innovative inclusive business models.

  • Global Innovation Fund

    GIF provides grants, loans and equity of between £30,000 to £10m for social innovations to transform the lives and opportunities of people living in poverty.

  • Responsible and Accountable Garment Sector Challenge Fund

    The aim of RAGS was to make responsible and ethical production the norm in the garment manufacturing sector supplying the UK.

  • Global Poverty Action Fund

    A competitive challenge fund for small and medium UK and international Civil Society Organisations, focusing on poverty reduction.

  • Common Ground Initiative

    A demand led competitive fund open to UK based diaspora-led organisations creating sustainable changes to the poorest communities in Africa.

  • Scholarships and fellowships for citizens of Commonwealth countries

    Scholarships and fellowships for postgraduate study and professional development, available to citizens of Commonwealth countries.

  • The Investment Climate Facility for Africa

    Helps lower the cost of doing business in Africa and promote a better investment climate across the continent.

  • Peace Support Fund

    The aim of the Peace Support Fund is to increase the likelihood of sustainable peace in Myanmar.

  • Community Led Infrastructure Finance Facility

    Working through long-term partnerships, CLIFF offers affordable finance for low-income housing and infrastructure projects in the Global South.

  • Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund

    AECF awards grants to private sector companies to support new and innovative business models in Africa.

  • Result-Based Financing for low carbon energy access

    Offers incentive payments, on the basis of results achieved, to businesses which deliver pre-specified outputs within the low-carbon off-grid energy sector.

  • Food Retail Industry Challenge Fund

    FRICH aims to improve the lives of poor African farmers by supporting them to bring their produce to European markets and shoppers.

  • Capacity Development Fund for Education in Rwanda

    The CDF develops the capacity of the Ministry of Education in Rwanda to achieve a quality education service.

  • Business Call to Action

    Partnership opportunities for companies developing innovative business models that offer both commercial success and development impact.

  • Trade Advocacy Fund

    The Trade Advocacy Fund (TAF) supports developing countries engage more effectively in trade negotiations to help them reach agreements that better reflect their needs.

  • Innovation for Education - Rwanda

    Innovation for Education is an opportunity to test new ideas to improve the quality of education in Rwanda.

  • The Market Modernisation Fund

    To help Nigerian businesses to modernise, in particular the food and consumer goods sector.

  • Medicines Transparency Alliance

    To improve access to medicines by increasing transparency and accountability in the healthcare market.

  • Programme Partnership Arrangements

    PPAs are closed for new applications and there will be no further funding rounds before 2016.

  • Private Infrastructure Development Group

    Aims to encourage private infrastructure investment in developing countries that contributes to economic growth and poverty reduction.

  • Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund

    EAIF is a public-private partnership providing long-term debt finance for construction and development of private infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • The Energy and Environment Partnership programme with southern and East Africa

    The EEP supports projects that provide renewable energy and/or implement energy efficiency solutions in southern and East Africa.

  • Business Sector Advocacy Challenge Fund: Ghana

    The BUSAC fund supports the growth of a competitive private sector in Ghana by improving the business environment.

  • Connecting Classrooms

    Supports partnerships between UK schools and schools in developing countries to build teachers’ skills and pupils’ understanding of global issues.

  • Governance and Transparency Fund

    The GTF was designed to help citizens hold their governments to account by strengthening the wide range of groups that can empower and support them.

  • Southern Africa Trust

    The Southern Africa Trust provides grants to civil society organisations representing the poor through policy development in the region.

  • Disability Rights Fund

    Building community capacity to achieve the human rights of all persons with disabilities.

  • Foundation for Civil Society: Tanzania

    The Foundation for Civil Society: Tanzania provides grants and other capacity-building support to civil society organisations in Tanzania.

  • STAR-Ghana

    To increase the accountability and responsiveness of government, traditional authorities, and private enterprises to Ghanaian citizens.

  • Poorest Areas Civil Society programme: India

    The PACS programme in India seeks to support civil society organisations working in the most backward and poorest districts.

  • Girls' Education Challenge

    The Girls' Education Challenge (GEC) is helping up to a million of the world’s poorest girls improve their lives through education.

  • Environment and Climate Change Fund: Rwanda

    Aims to contribute to sustainable wealth creation and poverty reduction in Rwanda, through sustainable management of natural resources, climate resilient and green economic growth.

  • Commonwealth Local Government Good Practice Scheme

    Partnerships and grants to promote good practice in local government in 6 Commonwealth countries.