BACKGROUND OF ORGANIZATION
The Africa Opportunity Platform (AOP) is a multi-project platform established in 2018 designed to bridge the investment opportunity gap in Africa. It is one of Africa’s leading platforms committed to supporting small and large scale institutions across Africa. Specifically, it seeks to bring African businesses, startups, entrepreneurs and projects into a global marketplace allowing for project capital funding from investors all over the world
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Africa Opportunity Platform has launched an investment call for proposals in renewable energy in Africa. The main objective of the project is to enhance access to affordable clean sustainable energy across African cities and municipalities. This project further aims to catalyze the involvement of private institutions and entrepreneurs in capacity building and resilience to climate change through collaborative schemes between AOP and local government authorities. Under this call, AOP is looking for profitable proposals to invest in and finance in partnership with local government authorities. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the sustainability and profitability of their proposals while at the same time justifying its affordability to the beneficiaries. As an investment call, AOP shall be the project owner of selected proposals and applicants must be willing to give AOP the right to execute their proposals if selected and to work as Project Facilitators for AOP in the course of executing the projects. However, AOP shall award cash prizes in the range of USD 1000-2000 upfront to successful applicants for designing their projects.
African Entrepreneurs and Project developers are eligible to submit proposals endorsed by their local authorities for sustainable renewable energy. Youth-led institutions, Community Based Organizations, Council Development Officers and Common Initiative Groups can also submit proposals for renewable energy project within their municipalities. Researchers on sustainable energy with long-term strategies and special programs for their local community are also eligible to submit proposals. Applicants must be registered members on AOP platform to be eligible to apply to this call for proposals.
HOW TO APPLY
Proposals with necessary attachments (proof of educational background and authorizing documents of organization) in word or PDF files should be submitted as one attachment via your AOP account. Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate and attach proof of involvement of their local authorities in the project design.
DESIRED PROPOSAL STRUCTURE
Sustainable development and capacity building are core values to AOP, thus the following criteria among others will be utilized to evaluate proposals and select winners.
For further inquiries regarding this call, applicants and prospective applicants can send their inquiries to email@example.com
Call for session proposals has ended.