Updated May 22, 2018

Department for International Development  Government

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development

About DFID

The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty.  We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.
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Funding Opportunities

Open Year Round

Open Year Round

Sep
15
2017
CLOSED
Oct
20
2017
CLOSED
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$71,957,776
To Date
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132
Funded Innovations
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147
Funded Deals
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937,200
Lives Impacted
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Type
Government
Where We Work
Africa
Asia and Pacific
Middle East and North Africa
Focus Areas
Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
Economic Growth and Trade
Education
Environment
Health
Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

Funding History

WINNER
NOV 2017
WINNER
NOV 2017
WINNER
NOV 2017
WINNER
NOV 2017
Mobisol
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy, Environment and Housing and Infrastructure
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. $600,000VERIFIED
  2. FUNDINGScaling off Grid Energy Call for Solutions (Round 2)
  3. ORGANIZATIONSU.S. Agency for International Development, Department for International Development and Shell Foundation as part of Scaling Off Grid Energy
WINNER
OCT 2017
BBOXX
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy
  2. INPLEMENTED INCongo, Democratic Republic of the
  1. $100,000VERIFIED
  2. FUNDINGSEAM Partnership
  3. ORGANIZATIONSU.S. Agency for International Development, Department for International Development and Shell Foundation as part of Scaling Off Grid Energy
WINNER
OCT 2017
SparkMeter
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy, Distributed Generation Systems, Energy Efficiency and 2 More
  1. $500,000VERIFIED
  2. FUNDINGSEAM Partnership
  3. ORGANIZATIONSU.S. Agency for International Development, Department for International Development and Shell Foundation as part of Scaling Off Grid Energy
WINNER
NOV 2016
D-tree International
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity and Data/Analytics
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania, Malawi, Mali and 1 More
  1. $249,939VERIFIED
  2. FUNDINGSaving Lives at Birth (Round 6)
  3. ORGANIZATIONSU.S. Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Grand Challenges Canada, Korea International Cooperation Agency, Norad and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of Saving Lives at Birth
WINNER
NOV 2016
WINNER
NOV 2016
WINNER
NOV 2016
Shinbone Labs
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy
  2. INPLEMENTED INBenin and Ghana
  1. $150,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONSU.S. Agency for International Development, Department for International Development and Shell Foundation as part of Scaling Off Grid Energy
WINNER
NOV 2016
Sun King from Greenlight Planet
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy
  2. INPLEMENTED INNigeria, Kenya, Uganda and 2 More
  1. $1,250,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONSU.S. Agency for International Development, Department for International Development and Shell Foundation as part of Scaling Off Grid Energy
WINNER
NOV 2016
Fenix
  1. FOCUS AREASDistributed Generation Systems, Energy Service, Metering & Payment Systems, Solar and 2 More
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya, Uganda and Zambia
  1. $750,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONSU.S. Agency for International Development, Department for International Development and Shell Foundation as part of Scaling Off Grid Energy
WINNER
NOV 2016
Orb Energy
  1. FOCUS AREASEnergy, Energy Service, Metering & Payment Systems and Solar
  2. INPLEMENTED INKenya and India
  1. $500,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONSU.S. Agency for International Development, Department for International Development and Shell Foundation as part of Scaling Off Grid Energy
WINNER
AUG 2016
VITALITE
  1. FOCUS AREASLighting, Agriculture and Entrepreneurship
  2. INPLEMENTED INZambia
  1. $2,500,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONSU.S. Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and Shell Foundation as part of Scaling Off Grid Energy
WINNER
JUN 2016
EFLUSH (Environmentally Friendly Urban Sanitation and Hygiene)
  1. FOCUS AREASMenstrual Hygiene, Sanitation and Social Services
  1. Unknown AmountPENDING
  2. ORGANIZATIONDepartment for International Development
WINNER
MAY 2015
D-tree International
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity and Data/Analytics
  2. INPLEMENTED INTanzania, Malawi, Mali and 1 More
  1. $2,000,000VERIFIED
  2. FUNDINGSaving Lives at Birth (Round 4)
  3. ORGANIZATIONSU.S. Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Grand Challenges Canada, Korea International Cooperation Agency, Norad and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of Saving Lives at Birth
WINNER
DEC 2014
WINNER
JUN 2014
WINNER
AUG 2012
Pumani bCPAP
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design and Public-Private Partnerships
  2. INPLEMENTED INHaiti, Indonesia, Liberia and 4 More
  1. $2,000,000VERIFIED
  2. FUNDINGSaving Lives at Birth (Round 2)
  3. ORGANIZATIONSU.S. Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Grand Challenges Canada, Korea International Cooperation Agency, Norad and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of Saving Lives at Birth
WINNER
AUG 2011
Pumani bCPAP
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth, Human Centered Design and Public-Private Partnerships
  2. INPLEMENTED INHaiti, Indonesia, Liberia and 4 More
  1. $250,000VERIFIED
  2. FUNDINGSaving Lives at Birth (Round 1)
  3. ORGANIZATIONSU.S. Agency for International Development, Department for International Development, Grand Challenges Canada, Korea International Cooperation Agency, Norad and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of Saving Lives at Birth
WINNER
UNKNOWN DATE
Kabadiwalla Connect
  1. FOCUS AREASWaste Management, Energy and Entrepreneurship
  2. INPLEMENTED INCote d'Ivoire, India and Indonesia
  1. $200,000PENDING
  2. ORGANIZATIONSDepartment for International Development and World Bank
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Connected Innovations

Partner
Apr 2018
Quickcold - Portable Smart Cold Chain Solution
  1. FOCUS AREASAquaculture, Food Safety and Standards and Post Harvest
  2. IMPLEMENTED INKenya and Rwanda
  1. Key Partnership
  2. Has a government with Department for International Development
NEWS
Feb 2018
EFLUSH (Environmentally Friendly Urban Sanitation and Hygiene)
  1. FOCUS AREASMenstrual Hygiene, Sanitation and Social Services
  1. In the News
  2. Has been mentioned in the news Having a clean city isn’t an easy task, says Malupenga by Department for International Development
Partner
Jun 2013
Safetipin
  1. FOCUS AREASUrbanization, Gender-based Violence and Citizen Participation
  2. IMPLEMENTED INColombia, Kenya, Philippines, Papua New Guinea and India
  1. Key Partnership
  2. Has a implementation with Department for International Development