Funding brief: WFP’s Innovation Accelerator identifies, nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger globally. They support WFP innovators and external start-ups and companies through financial support, access to a network of experts and a global field reach.
The Accelerator believes the way forward in the fight against hunger is not necessarily in building grand plans, but identifying and testing solutions in an agile way. It is a space where the world can find out what works and what doesn’t in addressing hunger – a place where we can be bold, and fail as well as succeed.
Donor Name: World Food Programme (WFP)
Funding name: WFP Innovation Accelerator
Deadline: To enter, upload your application before 1st, April, 2018 (23.59 CET)
Funding details link: http://innovation.wfp.org/innovation-accelerator
Funding limit: Apply to the WFP Innovation Accelerator and receive up to 100,000 USD in funding, mentorship from industry experts and access to the world’s largest humanitarian organization.Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
Project start date: Not found
Project duration: Apply to the WFP Innovation Accelerator and get a chance to participate in a week-long bootcamp and 3-6 month sprint programme.
Eligible organization: As below
Eligibility: Applications to the WFP Innovation Accelerator are scored according to a standard set of criteria, and are reviewed by both internal and external experts. They look for startups that meet the following expectations:
● High potential to reach Zero Hunger
● High level of innovation – could be on the technology, business model or systems
● Strong team – team track record together, individual skills
● Scalability potential
● Financial sustainability of the project – have a sustainable business model that doesn’t rely on WFP
● Proven problem and traction
Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)
Submission mail: Not found
Other important link:
● Apply: http://innovation.wfp.org/apply
How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (http://innovation.wfp.org/apply).
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