A free tool for social entrepreneurs to fundraise for your global development innovation and get it in front of funders & other partners

Find new, good fit funding for your global development innovation:

Using the Funding Directory on GIE discover good fit grants, loans or equity opportunities:

  1. Use the filters at the top for Amount, Countries Implemented, Focus Areas, Stage and Funded By

  2. In the search bar at the top, enter keywords such as "Water" or "Biomass Energy"

  3. Mix and match the filters and search queries to find the best fit for your innovation

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Pro Tip: Review this 2-part guide to finding new good fit opportunities for your innovation on GIE.



See how this Kenyan social enterprise, working at the intersection of WASH and gender equity, uses GIE to not only discover and secure funding but also improve their operational efficiency. 

Make the most of your innovation profile on GIE:

Keep your innovation profile on GIE up-to-date to:

  1. Be considered for GIE's Innovation Finder Service

  2. Apply for exclusive opportunities such as the UN's STI Forum 2019

  3. Use it as a "digital pitch deck" with "Verified" Milestones

  4. Get in front of funders and scaling partners using GIE to find innovations

  5. Receive email alerts about funding based on your profile

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Pro Tip: Review these 5 tips to help your Innovation profile stand out



See how this ecosystem player, supporting innovation on-the-ground in humanitarian contexts, uses GIE to map local innovation ecosystems and source new innovations


Develop your fundraising strategy using information on GIE


On the Innovation Directory

Find and review innovations like yours (e.g who has funded them?)


On the Funding Directory

See closed funding and monitor good fit ones (e.g which one might open again soon?)


On the Funder Directory

Research funding organizations or programs (e.g who has funded innovations like yours?)