Through strategic grant making, the Columbus Foundation invests in a broad range of highly effective nonprofits. Each year, grant funds are made available across a wide variety of grant programs, based on donor intent and the guidance of our Governing Committee. Check Workshops & Deadlines for the most up-to-date deadlines.

The FIFA World Cup announces a scholarship to a student that is in high school, trade school, college or university with majors of business, communications or media. Each year Fifa WC Live contributes to the continuing education of outstanding students. Fifa WC supports special students who exemplify their potential to become the leaders of tomorrow.

The VC4A Venture Showcase is looking for 8 innovative, high-growth scale-ups to showcase at Africa Early Stage Investor Summit on Nov 11-12 in Cape Town. Are you operating in Africa, generating revenue and looking to raise your Series A round in the range of $250K and $5M? This is the opportunity you’ve been looking for!

ALN has hosted the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) since 2012. AAE was established in 2007 by the Legatum Group to recognize business leaders who demonstrate innovation, profitability and business excellence while serving as role models to inspire Africa’s next generation of entrepreneurs.

By taking part in the Japan Internship Program, people from developing countries can study overseas business strategies at Japanese companies and acquire the skills and expertise of Japanese companies, becoming trained as global leaders capable of working in Japan, in their home countries, and in the wider world in future.

Launched in 2015, The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted to entrepreneurship. The Foundation  represents a 10-year, $100 million commitment, to identify and empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs, create a million jobs, and add $10 billion in revenues to Africa’s economy. The Foundation is now accepting applications for the 4th […]