The impact of the prevailing global pandemic is so far-reaching that all sectors of the economy have been affected. However, it’s not all gloom and doom; there’s light at the end of the tunnel. Fortunately, there are full and single payment COVID-19 grants for Africans. Kindly note that this list is subject to updates because it is in-exhaustible. 

1. DFID UKaid Local Production for #COVIDaction 2020(Win £50,000)

COVIDaction and DFID’s Frontier Tech Hub Database of Production across Africa offers grants for solutions addressing COVID-19 in 2020. Worth of Award: Full funding. Deadline: August 7, 2020. Click here for more details and to apply. 

2. National Geographic COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists 2020

National Geographic Society invites applications for a COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists worldwide in 2020. Worth of Award: The fund will distribute support ranging from $1,000–8,000 USD. This is for local coverage of the preparation, response, and impact of this global pandemic as seen through evidence-based reporting. Deadline: This call for proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications may be submitted until further notice. Click here for more details and to apply. 

3. CcHUB Funding and Design Support for COVID-19 Projects in Nigeria 2020

CcHUB in Lagos, Nigeria is offering funds and provide research and design support, via their Design Lab, for COVID-19 related projects in 2020. This is in light of the Coronavirus pandemic and its related consequences in other sectors of various economies across the globe. Worth of Award: Funding and research support is available. Deadline: Applications are ongoing. Click here for more details and to apply. 

4. IWMF COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund for Women Journalists (Access $2,000)

The International Women’s Media Foundation(IWMF) invites applications for Emergency Funds, including the COVID-19 Relief fund in 2020. Worth of Award: This fund will provide small grants of up to $2,000 USD per request. However, special consideration will be given on a case-by-case basis to those who have greater financial need. Deadline: Applications are ongoing. Click here for more details and to apply. 

These trying times will not last forever; while it persists, you can make the best of the situation by taking advantage of these full and single payment COVID-19 grants for Africans

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