1. Entry for the Changemakers Innovation Challenge opens on Monday, 4th July 2022 and closes Sunday, 24th July 2022. Late entries will not be considered.

2. Only one entry will be accepted per organization. Once an entry has been submitted, no further changes will be accepted.

3. All entries for this challenge must be in English.

4. No entry fee, purchase or payment of any kind is required.

5. Grant funding will be awarded to the top three (3) winners of the Changemakers Innovation Challenge towards the scaling of their innovative solutions across different communities. Technical support will also be awarded to other finalists.

6. Winners will be announced and awarded at the annual ACT Foundation Breakfast Dialogue which is scheduled to hold in September 2022. . For more details, visit


1. The Changemakers Innovation Challenge is open to non-profits and social enterprises in Africa. Businesses carrying out innovations that lead to social impact may also apply.

2. Organizations must submit social solutions within the Foundation’s key focus areas, namely;
Environment and
Click here for more information on our focus areas and past winners

3. Non-profits or social enterprises must be registered with the government agency in charge of organizations’ registry in their respective countries.

4. All submissions must be innovative solutions that use technology or digital systems as major tools in driving community impact. Evidence of claims must be provided through web links, videos, pictures and any other online presence.

5. Organizations must have been in existence for at least two years.

6. All social innovations must be at the growth stage and must have been tested or implemented on direct beneficiaries. Evidence of claim must be provided through pictures, news releases, etc.

7. All social innovations must have been implemented within the past two years. PILOT INNOVATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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