Updated Dec 12, 2018

Development Innovation Ventures (DIV)

Offered by U.S. Agency for International Development as part of U.S. Global Development Lab and Development Innovation Ventures (DIV)


Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) is USAID’s open innovation program that tests and scales creative solutions to any global development challenge. By investing in breakthrough innovations driven by rigorous evidence, USAID impacts millions of lives at a fraction of the usual cost.

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GrantType
Open Year RoundDeadline
$50,000 - $5,000,000Amount
36-60Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept, Stage 4: Transition to Scale and Stage 5: Scaling
Implemented in:
RegionLow and Middle Income Countries
CountryN/A
Focus AreasAll Sectors

Application Directions

All applicants must submit an application via the online application portal, but you may download a Word version of the application to work offline prior to submission. We will only review one application per project/project team. The application instructions and process are outlined on the DIV website

Attachments

Frequently-Asked-Questions-Development-Innovation-Ventures-September-2018.pdf
DIV-External-Fact-Sheet-Final.pdf
DIV-APS-X-final.pdf
Development-Innovation-Ventures-Sample-Application-September-2018.docx

Past Funded Innovations Of Development Innovation Ventures (DIV)

WINNER
SEP 2011
Hermetic Grain Storage Bags
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Economic Growth and Trade, Processing & Production and 1 More
  2. IMPLEMENTED INAfghanistan
  1. $88,400VERIFIED
  2. FUNDINGDevelopment Innovation Ventures (DIV)
  3. ORGANIZATIONU.S. Agency for International Development as part of U.S. Global Development Lab and Development Innovation Ventures (DIV)
WINNER
SEP 2011
Examining barriers to fertilizer use in Kenya
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Cultivation & Tools and Social and Behavior Change
  2. IMPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $99,828VERIFIED
  2. FUNDINGDevelopment Innovation Ventures (DIV)
  3. ORGANIZATIONU.S. Agency for International Development as part of U.S. Global Development Lab and Development Innovation Ventures (DIV)
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