Opportunities for inclusive business companies

The latest events, trainings, and funding options

This page is constantly being updated with the latest offers for inclusive business entrepreneurs. Find insightful events, trainings, and funding opportunities in your country and sector!

Also search our investor and technical assistance database, which lists more than 600 organisations and initiatives providing different kinds of support to inclusive businesses.

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The CGIAR Food Systems Accelerator aims to support agribusinesses in scaling their climate smart innovations.

Application deadline:
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Country: Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia
Organisation:
2SCALE, CGIAR
Sector:
Agriculture or Food
Type:
Incubation / Acceleration

The Sankalp Africa Awards are a celebration of outstanding social entrepreneurs and a showcase of innovative and successful businesses globally.

Application deadline:
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and North Africa
Organisation:
Intellecap, Aavishkaar Group
Sector:
Agriculture or Food, Housing or Construction, Energy, Financial Services, Health, Water, Sanitation or Waste Management, Retail, Manufacturing or Consumer Goods
Type:
Award / Grant / Investment

Is your enterprise passionate about making sustainable change within agriculture in Pakistan?

Application deadline:
Region: South Asia
Country: Pakistan
Organisation:
Acumen Academy
Sector:
Agriculture or Food
Type:
Incubation / Acceleration

Our current food system is at the heart of many of today's biggest opportunities and challenges.

Application deadline:
Region: Global
Organisation:
AgFunder, GROW
Sector:
Agriculture or Food
Type:
Incubation / Acceleration

In response to the increased needs in terms of food security in Ethiopia, WIDU is now launching a #FoodCall through which micro businesses or business ideas that contribute to sufficient, safe and/or nutritious food and agricultural prod

Application deadline:
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Country: Ethiopia
Organisation:
WIDU
Sector:
Agriculture or Food
Type:
Award / Grant / Investment

The ISF provides grant-based co-funding of up to EUR 2.5m to consortia of project partners consisting of public and/ or private organisations which want to develop new climate risk insurance products or scale-up already existing products

Application deadline:
Region: Global
Organisation:
Insu Resilience Solutions Fund
Sector:
Financial Services
Type:
Award / Grant / Investment

The Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Food Systems Fellowship is an intensive, one-year leadership development program offered through Acumen Academy, the world’s school for social change.

Application deadline:
Region: Global
Organisation:
Acumen, Rockefeller Foundation
Sector:
Agriculture or Food
Type:
Training / Mentoring

The Living Wage Summit is an inclusive opportunity for companies and organisations to accelerate and scale up their action on living wages, combining ideas, thought leadership and multi-stakeholder dialogue about the role of business in

Date:
Region: Europe and Central Asia
Country: Belgium
Organisation:
IDH - The Sustainable Trade Initiative
Type:
Events

Are you an Agtech entrepreneur? Do you have a solution for one of the problems facing African agriculture? Do you want to connect with professionals in plant nutrition and farming?

Application deadline:
Region: Global
Organisation:
International Fertilizer Association, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University
Sector:
Agriculture or Food
Type:
Award / Grant / Investment

Through the Prosper Africa initiative, the USAID Africa Trade and Investment (ATI) program invites applicants for the Africa Food Security and Resilience Partnerships grant opportunity.

Application deadline:
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Organisation:
USAID
Sector:
Agriculture or Food
Type:
Award / Grant / Investment

The e-learning course "Developing and Scaling Inclusive Business models" is designed for multiple actors from the inclusive business (IB) ecosystem, especially companies and intermediaries.

Region: Global
Organisation:
Inclusive Business Action Network
Type:
Training / Mentoring

SDG Market Building supports businesses to invest in green tech solutions. When searching for the right solution for efficient and climate-smart technologies, getting access to the right funding option can be a challenge.

Application deadline:
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Country: Kenya, Nigeria
Organisation:
GIZ
Sector:
Agriculture or Food
Type:
Others

The Fund for Innovation in Development (FID) is a new initiative to support innovation that contributes to reducing global poverty and inequality.

Application deadline:
Region: Global
Organisation:
Agence française de développement
Type:
Award / Grant / Investment

Does your company provide climate change adaptation and resilience solutions to its customers? Are you an investor looking for investment opportunities in the space of climate change adaptation?

Region: Global
Organisation:
GIZ / BMZ
Type:
Others

If you are an Impact Enterprise, Impact Partners can help you develop strategically to get you investment ready, achieve sustainable and scalable growth, and connect you to our growing network of global investors.

Region: Global
Organisation:
IIX
Type:
Others

Are you looking for business opportunities in developing and emerging countries? leverist.de shows you local business potentials and connects you to on site experts.

Region: Global
Organisation:
GIZ / BMZ
Type:
Others

BRILHO is a five-year programme, 2019 - 2024, that will catalyse Mozambique’s off-grid energy market in order to provide clean and affordable energy solutions to the country’s off-grid population.

Application deadline:
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Country: Mozambique
Organisation:
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
Sector:
Energy
Type:
Award / Grant / Investment

This accelerator programme targets mission-driven entrepreneurs working on women’s economic empowerment and/or climate resilience. It helps business leaders develop pathways to scale and prepare for next-level investment.

Region: Global
Organisation:
Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship
Type:
Incubation / Acceleration

Powered by MIT D-Lab and iBAN, the Global Scale Up X Instagram channel is a community for female entrepreneurs to connect, be empowered and scale up.

Region: Global
Organisation:
MIT D-Lab, Inclusive Business Action Network
Type:
Others

FATE Foundation’s Aspiring Entrepreneurs Programme (AEP) is Nigeria’s longest-running pre-incubation program for aspiring entrepreneurial leaders looking to grow and build successful and sustainable businesses.

Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Country: Nigeria
Organisation:
FATE Foundation
Type:
Training / Mentoring

This general introductory course imparts basic knowledge on inclusive business, its definition and features. The course also sets the parameters of the IB target groups and how they are involved in the value chain.

Region: Global
Organisation:
Inclusive Business Action Network
Type:
Training / Mentoring