Inclusive Innovation: Grants for Companies That Are Making a Positive Difference in Communities Around the World


The Inclusive Innovation Challenge is a grant program that provides $50 million to help companies develop products and services that will benefit disadvantaged populations. If you are looking to invent something that will change the world, you should consider applying for this grant!

What is Inclusive Innovation?

Inclusive Innovation is a grant program that aims to help companies create positive change in communities around the world. It’s focused on helping companies that are making a positive difference in communities around the world, and it does this by providing them with financial support from Inclusive Innovation Partners (IPs).

How Can I Succeed as a First-Time Applicant?

As you prepare to submit your application, be sure to keep in mind that there are many factors that can contribute to success. First and foremost, know what you want to do! Make sure that the project is something that really interests you and aligns with your company’s values. Do some research on similar initiatives that have been successful elsewhere in the world, but don’t feel like you need an exact replica of someone else’s work–the key is finding a way for your business model or idea to fit into this community’s needs as well as its culture.

Once said research has been completed (and before starting any actual planning), create a plan based on all the knowledge gathered so far: who will benefit from this project? What resources are available locally? How much time does each stakeholder need in order for them all get involved? How much money will each cost per month/year? Once these questions have been answered satisfactorily within one single document (as opposed to scattered across multiple documents), then move onto step three…

Ready to apply for a grant that will help your company grow? Learn what you need to know about the Inclusive Innovation Challenge before you apply!

Inclusive innovation is a new way of thinking about how companies can make a positive difference in communities around the world. Inclusive innovation isn’t just about doing good; it’s about doing well by doing good. It’s about creating products and services that serve everyone–including people with disabilities, seniors, veterans and others who have been overlooked by traditional businesses.

To succeed as a first-time applicant to this Challenge:

  • Understand what inclusive innovation means for your company or organization. You can learn more here (
  • Start preparing your application now! You’ll need plenty of time before you submit your proposal on December 6th at 11:59pm Eastern Time.*


We hope this guide has helped you understand the Inclusive Innovation Challenge and how to apply.