GSMA Innovation Hub for Humanitarian Challenges

Type of project:  The Fund will provide grants as well as additional non-financial and technical support to projects that leverage mobile and digital technology to pilot and scale solutions that address humanitarian challenges in low- and middle-income countries. The specific objective of this new Fund is to test innovative use cases, partnerships, and business models that can improve access to sustainable digital-enabled solutions for those who are affected by – or vulnerable to – humanitarian challenges.

Location: Low & Middle Income Countries

Eligibility: for-profit small and growing enterprises (commercially viable start-ups, small and medium enterprises, and social enterprises with up to 250 employees). While the Fund highly encourages partnerships with these entities, NGOs and humanitarian agencies are not eligible for this round of funding.

Grant size: £100,000 and £250,000  

Closing date: 12 February

Apply: GSMA | The GSMA Innovation Fund for Humanitarian Challenges | Mobile for Development