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USAID Development Innovation Ventures Grant

Access funding grant opportunities through USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures

Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) is USAID’s open innovation program that invests in breakthrough solutions to the world's most intractable development challenges. DIV grants enable innovators and researchers to test new ideas, take strategic risks, build evidence of what works, and advance the best solutions.

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Tool Snapshot
  • Partner agency: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Provides: Grants

  • Eligibility: U.S. businesses, African businesses

DIV offers the following funding:

  • Stage 1: Pilot: Up to $200,000
  • Stage 2: Test and Position for Scale: Up to $1,500,000
  • Stage 3: Transition to Scale: Up to $15,000,000
  • Evidence Grants: Up to $1,500,000

Applicants should apply to the level that best matches their current scale and evidence base. Read more about DIV’s stages and how to apply.