Updated Sep 12, 2018

Development Innovation Ventures (DIV)

Offered by U.S. Agency for International Development as part of 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
JUN 2016
Koe Koe Tech
  1. FOCUS AREASGender, Health, Infectious & Vector Diseases and 4 More
  2. IMPLEMENTED INMyanmar
  1. $150,000VERIFIED
  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
JUN 2012
Dispensers for Safe Water
  1. FOCUS AREASSocial and Behavior Change
  2. IMPLEMENTED INMalawi, Kenya and Uganda
  1. $7,416,557VERIFIED
  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
MAY 2012
Solar Sister
  1. FOCUS AREASEconomic Growth and Trade, Energy, Environment and 11 More
  2. IMPLEMENTED INNigeria, Uganda and Tanzania
  1. $1,000,000VERIFIED
  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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