Apply: UNCDF Inclusive Innovation Grant

Deadline: 04 August, 2020

UNCDF is seeking partners in Zambia that can support the organisation to foster inclusive innovation by setting up an improved distribution and agent models in the country.

The main aim of this request for application is to select registered entities in Zambia, such as banks, digital financial services providers, financial intermediaries and others who can support the UNCDF to achieve the project’s objectives, which include supporting a shared-agent model resulting from a partnership between two or more providers that share a physical location and that can provide last-mile services in rural areas.

The proposed intervention shall target previously excluded communities, rural populations, smallholder farmers, women and the youth.


  • Financial support that can range up to $100,000.00
  • Technical assistance
  • Strategic partnerships
  • A chance to pilot or scale your solution


  • Applicant should be registered in Zambia and have at least one year of operations
  • Applicants may apply independently or in a consortium, provided that the consortium has a pre-established partnership agreement prior to the submission of proposals
  • Your project shall target financially excluded communities like rural populations, smallholder farmers, women and the youth, precisely in the Zambian provinces of Lusaka

To apply and for more information, click here.

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