Apply for $100,000 Grant for Off-Grid Energy Project

One key area USADF and its partners including All On, General Electric (GE), and Power Africa  have considered worth investing in is Off-grid energy projects since off-grid energy solution is able to create job opportunities, improve rural livelihoods and contribute to sustainable development in African’s communities. To that extent, Off-Grid Energy challenge was launched in 2013 to bring affordable and renewable energy to rural communities across Africa.

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) and its partners invite proposals for innovative off-grid solutions to “power up” underserved areas of Nigeria. Applicants should be developing, scaling up or extending energy technologies to off-grid areas of Nigeria.

The Off-Grid Energy Challenge awards grants of up to $100,000 each to African enterprises providing off-grid solutions that deploy renewable resources and power local economic activities.  Challenge winners will have near-term solutions to power the needs of productive and commercial activities, including agriculture production and processing, off-farm businesses, and commercial enterprises.

To be considered for the Challenge, applicants must be 100% African-owned, majority Nigerian-owned and managed private companies registered in Nigeria, and must be operating in Nigeria.

In order to apply, applicants should submit the below application template, as well as the required attachments, to

Download ‘Application Full Details’

Download ‘Request for Proposals’

5 thoughts on “Apply for $100,000 Grant for Off-Grid Energy Project

  1. kuburat says:

    Please make your highlighted tab capable of opening in a new window.
    its not cool having to keep using the backward arrow and the right click on your page doesn’t work.

  2. john deere says:

    Although the turkey so-called advanced countries are interfering in place to support such projects. the bosses pay more attention to his income. the Nigerian government has at least taken a step to move people into action.

  3. kongolo kabambu jean says:

    si vous pouvez le faire aussi en français, car je voulais postuler pour une subvention afin de réaliser les projets dans notre entité en faveur des vulnérables
    votre organisation semble être la mieux indiquée
    jean Kongolo

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