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Prizes, challenges, and hackathons use open competition to incentivize entrepreneurs, start-ups, academics, civil society, and other passionate problem solvers like you to address a well-defined problem, to inspire something different, and to encourage you to scale it up in the system.

Open Prizes and Competitions

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RISE Challenge

USAID is seeking to fund the innovative application of promising or proven interventions that prevent and respond to gender-based violence across programs that address the access, use, control, and management of natural resources.


Entry Deadline: October 8, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. ET


Closed Prizes and Competitions

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Inclusive Health Access Prize

USAID is offering $150,000 in prizes to private organizations with a track record of affordably, accountably, and reliably expanding health care access to the poor and most vulnerable through public-private integration, while also demonstrating a vision for expanding this approach to new geographies.


Closed on: June 28, 2019


Competitions for Development

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