Before you start an application, please take the time to understand what we are looking for in our investments by reading carefully our Application Guidelines.
The fund’s review process is highly selective and rigorous, and only those that comply with our minimum eligibility criteria are invited to submit full proposals. Keep in mind that in the process of filling in the application form, you can save the information and continue at a later time.
Am I eligible for IAP?
* Low income people (LIP): those living in urban or rural areas on USD 8 or less per day per capita; equivalent to USD2,920 per capita per year.
** Sectors: Agriculture and food, energy, WASH or ICT. Countries: Cambodia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Zambia. *** According to EU regulations, a company in the EU may receive a maximum of €200,000 in public funding from European authorities during a three year period. Sida as the donor of IAP also applies the same rule also to companies which are not based in the EU.
About your company
Country of registration
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Type of legal entity and ownership structure
Financial and staff information
Describe the following: History of the company, relation to any mother or sister organizations, mission, vision and future strategy, sector active in, products and/or services, ….
1 is lowest, 4 is highest
Labour: Compliance with decent labour conditions, entailing fair remuneration in the scale of minimum national wage or higher, policy on no child labour, non-discriminatory practices and safe working conditions.
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Environment: Compliance with local minimum environmental standards; taking actions to reduce the consumption of energy and raw materials, limit greenhouse gas emissions, minimise waste and pollution, and protect and restore ecosystems.
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Tax: Compliance with local regulations and procedures.
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1 2 3 4
Ethics and Anti-corruption: compliance with relevant regulations on anti-corruption and fraud.
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The information provided will be verified by the IAP team at a later stage of the selection process. This information will be used to assess the potential for improvement.
Business idea and the required financing
Country/ countries where project will operate
Select one or more countries
Current stage of the project
Describe project partners and their roles
What is the market opportunity?
What is the proposed inclusive business idea that can create social impact and business growth and how is this profitable for the company?
Describe how the proposed project is innovative and the rationale behind the innovation.
What is the proposed timeframe and what are the expected results of the project?
Describe how the business model will be sustainable and scalable after the IAP funding and support.
Describe your key team members and their relevant skills for the success of your project.
Social & Environmental Impact
The expected benefits and results from IAP are related to good financial performance of the companies and social return regarding jobs created, income increase and access to basic goods & services by the low income beneficiaries, including women. Moreover, any environmental impact by the company’s activities is mitigated. The following questions are related to the social and environmental impact of the proposed project:
Social impact indicators
The above-mentioned impact rationale should be reflected in quantitative terms in the following table (For low income people (<8 USD per day))
Describe how women and young individuals will be included and empowered
What would be the potential impact on the environment and how does the company plan to mitigate environmental risks?
Project budget and financing required
Why does your company need financial support from IAP?
Please specify how much each implementing partner will contribute (if the project will be implemented by multiple partners).
Total financing (cash and in-kind)
N.B. The company co-investment should be at least 51% of the total project investment size, other sources of funding will be added to the company contribution. The IAP funding cannot exceed €200 000. The company is expected to contribute as much cash and in-kind as possible as part of the co-investment; higher cash contributions will be positively evaluated.