The Alliance provides grants for research, capacity building, training, entrepreneur support, in-country alliances and other initiatives that help advance and catalyze the clean cookstoves and fuels sector consistent with its 10-year Strategic Road Map. To ensure that the Alliance funds high-quality proposals selected from a range of potential applicants, Secretariat-funded projects typically include a competitive peer-reviewed selection process, although a limited set of sole-source and catalytic small grants may be awarded without external review.

To see a list of Alliance grants awarded, click here.

Closing: Mar 27,2017
Type: partner
Nepal: UN Women is requesting proposals to support 2,000 women who previously received vocational skills and entrepreneurship development training by the Vocational and Skills Development Centre. Apply by March 27, 2017.
Closing: Apr 02,2017
Type: alliance
The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is now accepting applications for the fourth annual Women’s Empowerment Fund (WEF), a financing mechanism designed to scale effective business models for empowerment through women’s energy entrepreneurship.
Closing: Apr 14,2017
Type: non-alliance
The Belgian Development Agency has issued a call for proposals to enhance livelihood and labor market relevant skills for youth and women of the refugees and host communities in Northern Uganda through vocational training and entrepreneurship support.
Closing: Apr 28,2017
Type: non-alliance

The African Entrepreneurship Award offers $1 million to all eligible African entrepreneurs with an exisiting business or just an idea for one. The Award Journey is made up of 4 rounds of mentoring and starts by submitting an idea for Round 1.
Closing: Jun 01,2017
Type: non-alliance

The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is one of the world's largest competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. Green start-ups from all over the world can submit promising sustainable business plans for a chance to receive €500,000
Closing: Jun 30,2017

The SOCAP Social Entrepreneur Scholarship Program provides passionate, committed innovators with a platform to get their ideas in front of impact investors and global influencers, and help them connect with peers.
Closing: Dec 31,2017
Type: non-alliance

The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation is accepting applications from social enterprises that are between one and three years old, with scalable business models that work to affect policy, public opinion, and economies. Grantees will receive USD $300,000. Applications are accepted year-round.