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World Food Program (WFP) Innovation Challenge 2022 (up to $100,000)

Applications are open for the World Food Program (WFP) Innovation Challenge 2022. Apply to receive up to $100,000 in equity-free funding, mentorship and access to the world’s largest humanitarian organization!

The World Food Program has launched this Call for Applications in search of game-changing ideas to build stronger, more sustainable food systems, addressing hunger at the root and galvanizing international cooperation on food security.

This year’s campaign challenges us to innovatively rethink our food systems. WFP is looking for disruptive innovations for fighting hunger in areas such as resilience to shocks and stress; access to safe and nutritious food; and advancing equitable livelihoods for all.

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About World Food Programme (WFP)

The WFP Innovation Accelerator identifies, nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger globally. We support WFP innovators and external start-ups and companies through financial support, access to a network of experts and a global field reach. We believe the way forward in the fight against hunger is not necessarily in building grand plans, but identifying and testing solutions in an agile way. The Innovation Accelerator is a space where the world can find out what works and what doesn�t in addressing hunger�a place where we can be bold, and fail as well as succeed. WFP works with W... read more


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WFP Innovation Challenge


Aim and Benefits of WFP Innovation Challenge

  • Selected teams will be invited to participate in a fully virtual WFP Innovation Bootcamp in June 2022 for a week.
  • Projects are able to apply for the WFP Sprint Program, a six-month acceleration program with access of up to US$ 100,000 in equity-free funding, mentorship, and WFP’s global network of partners and vast field operations.
  • Scaling innovations that have proven their concepts and value for social impact may qualify for further funding and support.
  • The WFP Innovation Accelerator has a track record of organizing 40 flagship innovation bootcamps, supporting over 387 teams to rapidly refine their innovations, field testing over 100 projects within WFP operations, and bringing 16 disruptive innovations to scale, reaching more than 8.6 million people in 2021 alone.

Requirements for WFP Innovation Challenge Qualification

If you are a start-up

  • Your start-up must be incorporated at the time of application. It can be for profit or not-for-profit.
  • Your innovation must at least be at the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) stage. Proof-of-concept and initial traction is preferred.
  • Your solution should be financially viable.
  • Your proposal must show how working with WFP will serve your long-term strategy.

If you are a WFP employee

  • Your team must have evidence of Country Office support and management buy-in.
  • You are encouraged to apply, regardless of your contract type or function.
  • They accept project applications from WFP employees who are collaborating with NGOs, government or private sectors.

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Interview date, Process and Venue for WFP Innovation Challenge

Selection Criteria

They are looking for innovations that meet the following expectations:

  • Impact for the people WFP serves and potential to reach Zero Hunger
  • Feasibility, including time to deliver impact, technology maturity, and user traction
  • Level of innovation
  • Financial sustainability with a clear business case that does not rely on WFP funding
  • Team strength, experience, and commitment

Application Deadline

April 6, 2022


How to Apply

  • Start-Ups and Companies: Do you have an innovation that can end hunger? They want to support you – Click here to apply
  • WFP Employees: Are you an innovator at WFP? They want to work together with you to design bold solutions – Click Here to Apply

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