Locations and type of current funding rounds
A central pillar of the Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa is our direct financial support instrument for the private sector: results-based financing offered to incentivise off-grid energy companies to expand, grow and scale-up access to energy for customers living in rural and peri-urban areas of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Funding rounds are the fuel of BGFA
To incentivise off-grid energy companies to grow, expand and scale-up in challenging markets and areas, we offer results-based financing to private energy companies who have a track record of successfully serving customers with sustainable energy. Three Calls for Proposals – Funding Rounds – have been launched inviting off-grid energy companies to compete for BGFA funding in targeted Sub-Saharan African countries.
Read more about the application process
Current funding rounds
Questions and answers
For questions related to the on-line application tool and how to submit applications, please visit the SmartMe Intake system’s Support section for guidance.
For questions related to the Call for Proposals, Applicants are kindly invited to post those only via the SmartME Intake system’s Support section as specified in the Guidelines.
All questions and answers related to the Call for Proposals will be provided in a redacted form and at the same time to all Applicants via the SmartME Intake system’s Support section as specified in the Guidelines.