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BlogRefreshing GIFs Open Window

Refreshing GIFs Open Window

19th March 2021
One of the core tenets of the Global Innovation Fund is a commitment to Open Innovation, the idea that innovation can come from anyone, anywhere. Since GIF was launched in 2014, we have maintained an ever-open window for applications and in that time have received thousands of applications from across the globe. The open application […]
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BlogLearning to Measure Gender Impacts to better Value Gender-Focused investments

Learning to Measure Gender Impacts to better Value Gender-Focused investments

15th March 2021
In 2019, in partnership with Global Affairs Canada, GIF made a commitment to fund innovations that explicitly aim to transform unequal gender relations for women and girls. To do this effectively, GIF has sought to ensure gains in women’s and girls’ agency, and reductions in violence against women and girls, would be appropriately recognized and […]
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News and blogsAll People as Protagonists of their Own Stories

All People as Protagonists of their Own Stories

8th March 2021
As we at GIF join others around the globe to celebrate International Women’s Day — reflecting on this years’ theme of challenging gender bias and inequality and creating an inclusive world — we are also focusing on how GIF can leverage our model to deploy capital at the intersection of gender equality, innovation and impact-first […]
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NewsPATH — Using environmental surveillance to help control COVID-19 outbreaks in low and middle-income countries

PATH — Using environmental surveillance to help control COVID-19 outbreaks in low and middle-income countries

3rd March 2021
The Global Innovation Fund is partnering with PATH, a non-profit organisation working to develop and scale solutions to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges, as they lead a series of research pilots in Malawi, Pakistan, Nepal and Indonesia to monitor the presence of COVID-19 in low-income populations and share that valuable data to inform […]
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News and blogsJ-PAL — Using Data for Effective Decision Making by Governments – A Health Insurance Use Case

J-PAL — Using Data for Effective Decision Making by Governments – A Health Insurance Use Case

8th February 2021
Globally, over the last decade, we have seen tremendous growth in administrative data collected for government programs without growth in its use for decision making. The need to promote data sharing and use by governments is a foundation of effective policy development as has been made clear as the COVID crisis has accelerated the need […]
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BlogBreaking through discriminatory gender attitudes of adolescents in India (Taaron Ki Toli)

Breaking through discriminatory gender attitudes of adolescents in India (Taaron Ki Toli)

28th January 2021
GIF is partnering with Breakthrough, an Indian non-profit addressing gender inequality and violence against women in India as our third investment under our Innovating for Gender Equality Fund, following grants to No Means No Worldwide and StrongMinds. The GIF funding will allow Breakthrough to scale its innovation, Taaron ki Toli (TKT), a gender equality curriculum […]
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