Career Opportunities

USADF Off-Grid Energy Challenge

The U.S. African Development Foundation is now accepting proposals for the Power Africa Off Grid Energy Challenge in Ethiopia and Kenya.

Application dates: MAY 4 TO JUNE 8, 2016:

The U.S. African Development Foundation is partnering with USAID and GE Africa to promote innovative solutions that develop, scale-up or extend the use of proven technologies for off-grid energy – reaching communities not served by existing power grids.

The Off-Grid Energy Challenge awards grants of up to $100,000 each to African companies and organizations 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.

Learn more here:


wPOWER 2016 – Notice of Funding Opportunity Posted

The Notice of Funding Opportunity has been posted for this year’s new wPOWER grants.

It is anticipated that two grants will be awarded in the amount of $750,000 each. All proposals must be received by June 10, 2016.

The application portal can be accessed here: