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Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) - Temporarily Closed

Category: Finance
Sub-Category: Technical Assistance
User: Open to All
Donor: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Donor Countries: United States of America

DIV is a Grant Competition that sources, tests, and accelerates breakthrough ideas that address global development challenges around the world. Successful enterprises receive scale up funding to further develop their ideas during Early Stage with ideas progressing to a scaled up business.

Locations: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, eSwatini
On- or Off-Grid: Both

USAID partner countries


Applicant solutions must show cost effectiveness, rigorous evidence of success, and proposed pathways to scale

Contact information:
For more information: https://www.usaid.gov/div
Last updated: August 11, 2020

Last updated: December 01, 2022