Deadline: 18 March, 2022

The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) and All On have announced a request for proposals for the USADF-All On Off-Grid Energy Challenge.

The challenge is designed to benefit marginalised, low-income rural or urban populations currently underserved by utility companies in Nigeria, ideally with a focus on benefits to women and girls.

Benefits

  • Successful applicant will receive up to $100,000 in 50/50 blended financing (grant, debt or equity)

Eligibility

  • Applications for projects/businesses leveraging wind, hydro, biomass, and gas as the energy source are greatly encouraged
  • Productive use applications in the agriculture and agri-business sector are highly encouraged
  • Women-owned or -managed business will be a plus
  • Applicant’s shareholders, members of the board and senior management must be citizens of a sub-Saharan African country and a majority must reside in Nigeria

To enter and for more information, click here.

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