Fund for Innovation in Development

The Fund for Innovation in Development (FID) is a new initiative to support innovation that contributes to reducing global poverty and inequality. Through flexible grant funding, FID enables innovators and researchers to test new ideas, build rigorous evidence of what works, and scale the highest-impact and most cost- effective solutions.

FID accepts applications:

  • for innovations in any sector, and specifically encourages applications for solutions in education, health, climate change, and gender equality
  • for innovations in all low- and middle-income countries, and specifically encourages applications from the priority countries for French aid
  • from nearly any type of applicant, including researchers, governments, NGOs and for-profit companies.


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Agence française de développement
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