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9 Funding Opportunities for African Startups, No. 3 Closes Wed




Are you one of the startup founders who might have crossed the T’s and dotted the I’s, but due to funding, the project is yet to take off. Or you have launched, but need to scale-up, therefore requiring more funding. TechEconomy has compiled nine funding opportunities for you.

Take a look at them:

1). Merck 350 Research Grants (up to EUR 350,000) 

Deadline: August 15th, 2018. 

Get funding to work on challenging research topics at the occasion of Merck’s 350th anniversary. Merck is all about Science and Technology.

Check out this link:Merck

2). Misk Grand Challenges – Up to $100,000 Grant for Young Innovators World Wide – 

Deadline – May 14th 2018 – Via the Misk Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Follow the link: Misk Foundation مؤسسة مسك الخيرية

3). Africa Women Development Grants 2018 – $50,000 – 

Deadline March 7th 2018. 

The Africa Women Development Grants invites applications from African women’s organizations under it’s main grants programme. African Women’s Development Fund

4). Tanzania Sudden Opportunity Grant – Up to $200,000 – 

Deadline – Dec 31st 2018 –  Click Here

5.) UK Network for funding organizations in International development, rolling deadlines, form $5,000-$500,000: Check the link

6.) Open society initiative of East Africa– Open Society Foundations

7). IDEX Global Accelerator Fellowship 2018/2019 – for aspiring social entrepreneurs. 

Deadline – March 15th 2018 – IDEX Fellowship

8). Global Change-makers Youth Summit 2018 – 18 to 23 years old

Fully Funded to Switzerland – Global Changemakers

9). All Bar None Scholarship to attend the 2018 One Young World Summit in The Hague, The Netherland (Fully Funded) – 

Deadline – 2nd April 2018 – One Young World

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