Get funding for your Business or Scholarship

There are several organizations who fund small businesses. Without someone information you, you may miss out on important funding for your business. Modern Zimbabwe will keep informing you on the availability of funding options available from small community projects to small/medium business company level. Below are some funding for small projects:


African Women’s Development Fund 

AWSF’s mission is to mobilize financial, human and material resources to support African women and the work of the African women’s movement to advance women’s rights and gender equality in Africa. We believe that if women and women’s organizations are empowered with skills, information, sustainable livelihoods, opportunities to fulfill their potential, plus the capacity and space to make transformatory choices, then we will have vibrant, healthy and inclusive communities. How to apply.


Research Desk

Research Desk is an online platform that helps young people to get scholarships, jobs, to attend business conferences and get funding.


United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)

Since its inception, the UN Alliance of Civilizations has become a leading United Nations platform for intercultural dialogue, understanding and cooperation. It has connected governments, lawmakers, local authorities, civil society organizations, the media, and individuals devoted to promoting understanding across diverse communities. Through resolution 64/14 of 22 December 2009, the UN General Assembly expressed its support for the Alliance and acknowledged it as such a platform.

UNAOC features programming in the areas of Education, Youth, Migration, and Media. Many programmes engage more than one area. To read more about UNAOC’s Programmes and Projects please visit UNAOC Programmes and Projects page.

Opportunities for Africans (OFA)

OFA has a portal with many grants and scholarships. You can visit the website and apply here.



Our goal is to help improve and prolong life – and to drive innovation in science and technology to make a lasting difference for patients and consumers. Merck offers up to $350,000 for research and development. If you are a research, you can find something interesting here.



Bond is the UK network for organizations working in international development. Bond unites and supports a diverse network of over 450 civil society organizations and allies to help eradicate global poverty, inequality, and injustice. Bond has business funding from £5000 to as much as £300,000 a project. You can apply for funding here.

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