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  • UK Aid Match

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

  • 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.

  • UK Aid Direct

    UK Aid Direct is a competitive challenge for small and medium-sized UK and international Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) working to reduce poverty.

  • 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.

  • The Agri-Tech Catalyst

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

  • 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.

  • Building resilience and adaptation to climate extremes and disasters programme

    BRACED helped to build the resilience of people to extreme climate events in selected countries in the Sahel, sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

  • 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.

  • Business Innovation Facility

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

  • Ethiopian Competitiveness Facility

    Support given to enhance the competitiveness of private sector organisations in the leather, textile and garment, and agro-processing industries in Ethiopia.

  • Ghana Research Advocacy Programme

    G-RAP supports the development of research and advocacy organisations in Ghana.

  • 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.

  • Commonwealth Local Government Good Practice Scheme

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

  • Disability Rights Fund

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

  • Southern Africa Trust

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

  • 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.

  • STAR-Ghana

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

  • 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.

  • Foundation for Civil Society: Tanzania

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

  • 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.