Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative Grant


Deadline: 31st January

The Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative Grant Fund is currently accepting applications. The fund seeks to support commerical organisations who are providing low-cost forms of last-mile internet connectivity, off-grid energy solutions, and/or alternative payment mechanisms.

Eligibility criteria

Solutions should:

  • Leverage low-cost forms of last-mile internet connectivity, off-grid energy solutions, and/or alternative payment mechanisms
  • Demonstrate innovative approaches to utilizing and/or selling cloud services

Applicants must:

  • Be a commercial organization with two or more full-time employees (we will not accept applications from non-profits, government agencies, or academic institutions)
  • Have a working solution and paying customers
  • Demonstrate potential to scale to new markets
  • Be free of any legal or regulatory encumbrances

For more information, see their website

How to apply

Applications are made online, here