Updated Aug 15, 2019CLOSED

Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award - Climate Smart Agriculture

Offered by SwissRe Foundation

The Swiss Re Foundation Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award recognises entrepreneurial initiatives that take innovative approaches to building resilient societies and realising the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. While resilience is the core theme of this annual programme, its specific focus changes from year to year.
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GrantType
CLOSEDSep 16, 2019Deadline
From $700,000Amount
UnavailableDuration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept
Implemented in:
RegionAfrica, Asia and Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America / Caribbean, North America, Middle East and North Africa and Low and Middle Income Countries
CountryN/A
Focus AreasAgriculture
Environment
We encourage enterprises that fit the above-described scope and meet the following criteria to apply:
• Level of maturity:
Are established as formal start-ups, growing and on a clear path to full or partial financial sustainability (e.g. if only some operations are commercially based) but still dependent on grants (or other support) to improve their business model and/or reach full financial sustainability
• Innovation and technology focus:
Leverage technology or an innovation in product or service delivery to deliver value to smallholder and/or medium scale farmers
in low-income countries.
• Mission and purpose:
Have a strong social purpose while using commercial mechanisms to achieve sustainability and scale.
• Target group:
Serve smallholder and/or medium scale farmers involved in crop production, livestock production, and/or aquaculture. Lowincome and resource-constrained farmers should be a clear focus and priority and/or represent more than 30% of people served.
Candidates should have a deep understanding of their end users' specific circumstances and address the social and climaterelated challenges they face.
• Geography:
Ideally, operate in low-income communities.

Other Requirements

Target Beneficiaries
Serve smallholder and/or medium scale farmers involved in crop production, livestock production, and/or aquaculture. Lowincome and resource-constrained farmers should be a clear focus and priority and/or represent more than 30% of people served.

Application Directions

To apply for the 2020 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award, complete the online questionnaire about your enterprise.

Attachments

E4RA-1.pdf
E4RA-2.pdf
E4RA-3.pdf
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