In cooperation with the German Federal Foreign Office the World Cinema Fund launched a special funding opportunity for projects from sub-Saharan Africa in 2016. All WCF submissions with projects from sub-Saharan Africa will automatically also be considered for the special funding
The 10th Istanbul Photo Awards 2024 marks a significant milestone in the realm of international news photography. Organised by Anadolu Ajans?, a renowned global news agency with over a century of experience, this prestigious contest stands as a testament to the agency’s enduring comm
The Africa Tech Summit (ATS) has officially started applications for its renowned Investment Showcase, which will be held in Nairobi on the 14th and 15th of February 2024. The Investment Showcase, now in its sixth year, is an essential venue for African IT ventures to propose new ideas and interact
KidsRights annually awards the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize to a child who fights courageously for children’s rights.
In addition, winning the International Children’s Peace Prize gives the winner a global platform to promote their work.
NerdzFactory Foundation is accepting applications for the PowerUp Entrepreneurship Program 2024. The PowerUP Entrepreneurship Program empowers young Nigerians by providing them with the necessary tools and support to excel as entrepreneurs. The program will expose participants to skills that th
The Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the learning and development of children and youth worldwide. The relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to, e
The 4IRTA is NITDA’s platform to run demonstration projects using 4IR technologies (UAVs, IoT, AI and Blockchain) in different sectors of the economy.These projects will be designed as pilot to illustrate how these technologies can be successfully implemented in Nigeria. Awarded every two year
The Transforming Nigerian Youths program aims to create a network of entrepreneurial and managerial change-makers specifically youths and women across the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector in Nigeria.
This program is brought to Nigeria by the Young Africa Works-Mastercard Foundat
EPiC is a unique, worldwide competition for global startups to expand their footprints into Asia, leveraging extensive network and tailored support from Hong Kong’s largest innovation ecosystem.
Gain exposure across their extensive network of investors and corporate partners and accelerate
Are you someone who’s got a passion for tackling climate change and building a greener future? They totally get your drive to make a real impact. Welcome to the Climate Change Warriors Program – custom-made for creative minds determined to reshape the planet’s future.
The Africa Startup Law Accelerator will bridge the gaps by providing a tailor-made 12-week virtual program designed to accelerate the business growth, legal setup & compliance, operational capacity and impact of early-stage and growth-stage startups working on legal-tech and justice innovations.
The fundamentals guiding the call for innovations are based on several overarching questions around innovation expressions, gathering and developing. The thinking involves the following; How can visionary innovators and dynamic startups collaborate with government agencies, private sector leaders, a
Are you an ambitious and dynamic female entrepreneur who is ready to take your business to the next level? Apply now for the Standard Bank Basali Development Program 2024. This is a 12-month program hosted virtually, anchored on business development through a series of structured workshops and
From the moment the Emerging Leaders arrive, they are immersed in the innovative, constantly evolving culture of Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area. Emerging Leaders work closely with their Professional Mentors to design meaningful projects while exploring the San Francisco Bay Area with
Following Hitachi’s mission of social innovation and green ease, Hitachi has launched the Innovation Challenge for Digital Circular Economy to ensure that the planet we pass on to the next generation will be a better place than the one we found!
If your company has a business solution
The Feminist Economics School brings together 20-30 early career scholars, practitioners, activists, and politicians who are engaged in research and activity relating to feminist economics concerns but have had little or no formal access to feminist economics training. Participants will obtain a fou
TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East together with their professional counterparts in the United States for a mentorship and exchange program. TechWomen provides participants a
The AWS & Crowdstrike Cybersecurity Accelerator is a 10-week online equity-free program for seed-stage startups from the EMEA region specifically designed to support companies developing cybersecurity technologies in the following categories:
The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is a charitable company dedicated to the training of youth and farmers in modern and sustainable agricultural practices and rational use of natural resources.
The Foundation has been running agricultural training for youths and farmers since 1987 and current
CyberGirls Fellowship is a free 1-year fellowship program that equips girls and women aged 18-28 years old with globally sought-after cybersecurity skills, positioning them to start a career in cybersecurity and helping them to seize decent work opportunities within Africa and across the
The Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network (SBN) is hosting the 2023 Edition of SBN's Annual pitch competition in partnership with FATE Foundation. FATE Foundation is the longest-running enterprise support organization with over 22 years of delivering pre-incubation, incubation, and accelerator p
The HealthTech Hub Africa is a hybrid pan-African healthtech accelerator, with a physical co-working and community space in Kigali, Rwanda, working to drive development of health technologies in Africa and fast-track these innovations in public health systems through collaboration with government pa
In a bid to promote sustainable development and educate the future generation about the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), AIIDEV Africa has launched the Cohort 3 of the Teach4SDGs. The Teach4SDGs programme is a 12-week intensive training that includes 10+ advanced workshops,
Cultural Survival has defended Indigenous Peoples’ rights and supported the self-determination, cultures, and political resilience of Indigenous communities since 1972.
Cultural Survival’s Indigenous Youth Fellowship Project was started to support young Indigenous leaders aged 17-28 i
Are you a business owner who needs seed funding to scale up your business? Register now and stand a chance to be awarded a N1m grant to scale your business. This is good news, as FCMB continues to "Fund SMEs For Success" and provides your business with the leverage it needs.
Lagos Agripreneurship Program (L.A.P.) is a social intervention programme aimed at exposing the youth to agriculture via training utilising modern agricultural techniques and practices towards job and wealth creation.
Agriculture is the backbone many economies, averaging 25% or more of GDP i
Suitable start-ups to be funded through develoPPP Ventures are selected during an open call for applications. This takes place twice a year and is open to all start-ups that meet the conditions for participation. Depending on the target country, the funding contract is concluded with one o
Intelsat in partnership with MaxIQ Space is delivering their Space STEM programme to teenagers across the African continent.
Announced during World Space Week, this intensive programme is mission one of a three mission space programme that culminates in students designing, building and
The KIC Agritech Challenge Pro is an accelerator program aiming to support young entrepreneurs to launch and grow commercially viable, scalable solutions to key problems in the agricultural sector. The program aims to drive technology and innovation as a catalyst to enhancing productivity, improving
As a female-owned business, we understand the challenges entrepreneurs face when scaling their businesses. That’s why we’ve partnered with leading fintech powerhouse, Flutterwave, to give female entrepreneurs who own small and medium-sized businesses across Nigeria the opportunity to get