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Investor, Grant and donor database for organisations operating in Africa

Are you searching for funding opportunities like grants, impact investors and donors to fund your projects? Our funds database has over 700 records with leading investors, grants and donors across the globe. 

How many funding opportunities are you missing right now?

Treasure chest bursting with over 700 database records rich in potential for organisations doing commendable work across Africa. If your organization is looking for donors, grants, or investors, the quest stops here. We are your surest pathway towards finding the perfect match.

Serving the entirety of the African continent, we’ve brought under one roof an ecosystem of donors, grant-makers, investors, all with one common cause – to propel Africa towards elevated growth and improved quality of life for its citizens.

Secure funding for your organisation by finding relevant grants

Our vast and continually updated database puts you in direct contact with premium funding sources dedicated to fostering growth, success and sustainability in African organizations.

Navigating through the world of funding can be complex and time-consuming, but with GemFundsDatabase, we’ve removed the guesswork. We ensure you have easy access to grants, investors and grants. Our team continually collates and updates information, so you’re always a step ahead with the latest, most relevant opportunities to fuel your organization’s objectives.

Use an accurate database that is continuously updated

The funding landscape is ever-evolving. That’s why our team consistently works to keep our resources current, providing you with an updated collection of potential donors, investors, and grants targeting African organizations.

Broad Spectrum of Funding Opportunities

Whether your focus is on health, education, technology, environmental conservation, or entrepreneurship, GemFundsDatabase caters to a wide array of sectors. Our dynamic and inclusive platform guarantees that organizations of all sizes and focus areas find the most suitable funding sources.



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Strategy Session
Funding strategy
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General Question

Have questions about GemFundsDatabase? We have answers to the most frequently asked questions below.

What is GemFundsDatabase?

GemFundsDatabase is an online searchable database which enables you to easily search hundreds of grants, donors and impact investors funding projects in Africa, helping you achieve your mission! Profiles cover donors and grants from European Commission and USAID, UN Agencies, Foundations, Funds, Business Incubators and Investors.

Who do I subscribe to GemFundsDatabase?

You can subscribe be clicking on one of the options above.

Who should use GemFundsDatabase?

GemFundsDatabase can be used by NGOs, Non-profit organisations, Social Enterprises, SMEs, Start-ups, Charities, Small and Grass-roots Organisations, Community Based Organisations, Individuals, Consultants, Researchers, Fundraising Consultants and Prospect Researchers working to create an impact by breaking the cycles of poverty and addressing challenges faced in Africa.

What typical funding amounts do these donors/funders provide?

GemFundsDatabase contains donors providing small, medium, and very large grants. Grant sizes range from under 10,000 EUR to over 1,000,000 EUR and more. Where the information is available, we have indicated the typical grant amount for each donor/donor.

Which countries does your database cover?

GemFundsDatabase covers all African countries.

Which sectors does your database cover?

GemFundsDatabase covers the following thematic focus areas: Health, Education, Water and Sanitation, Rural Development, Women and Gender, Financial Inclusion, Social Inclusion, Children, Women and Youth Empowerment, Environment, Food Security, Research, Technology and Innovation, Humanitarian Aid, Climate Change, Governance and Human rights, Disability, Economic Development, Infrastructure, Transport, Manufacturing and many more.

Do you offer Calls or Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and funding announcements on the database?

Yes, we do offer calls or requests for proposals and funding announcements on our database. 

How often are donor/funder profiles updated?

We review the donor/funder profiles daily. Each donor/funder profile is updated at a minimum every six months. We add new donor/funder profiles weekly.

What information does a typical donor/funder profile contain?

A donor/funder profile contains information like the organisation’s overview, type of funding agency, website, links, deadlines, address, contact information, email, amount funded, geographical focus, the thematic focus areas of interest, eligibility, how to apply, date of last update and any other relevant information. Although we aim to provide complete profile information, this depends on what is available.

How many users can use one account?

Your account is to be used by the authorised subscriber only and should not be shared with others.

Can I share my password with others?

No, your password can be used by you only and should be kept confidential.

Can I access the database on more than one computer? For example, at home and work?

Yes, but you can only log in to one device at any one time.

Which membership packages do you offer?

You can choose between a Monthly subscription and a Yearly subscription plan. Please click here to find out more.

Which payment methods do you offer?

You can pay by credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover or AMEX) and it’s powered by Stripe or by PayPal.

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How secure is my credit card information?

See our privacy policy for more information. Payment processing is powered by Stripe and PayPal

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Is membership renewed automatically?

Yes. You can cancel the subscription before the renewal period arrives. You will receive notifications regarding renewal before you are charged for your membership renewal.

How can I cancel my membership?

You can easily cancel your subscription under “My Account”

I can't log in – what do I do?

Please clear your browser cache and check if you are entering your username and password correctly. Restart password if needed.

I forgot my password – what do I do?

Please click ‘Forgot Password” on the login screen.

How do I change my contact details?

You can easily do that under “My Account”.

How do I change my email?

You can easily do that under “My Account”.

What is your privacy policy?

Are you going to sell or distribute my personal information?

No. GemFundsDatabase protects your personal information. We do not sell, share or distribute your personal information.

Can I get help with writing the funding applications?

Can you help me develop a business plan and pitch deck for investors?

Yes, we can help you with that. Please feel free to schedule a free initial consultation here.

Do you have any more questions?

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