Transition to Scale

Humanitarian Grand Challenge is looking to fund groundbreaking, sustainable, and local solutions to pressing issues affecting communities touched by conflict.

Our Transition to Scale program supports innovators who have achieved proof of concept with evidence that showcases the effectiveness and feasibility of their project.

Important Links

  1. Detailed TTS Information Sheet (PDF)
  2.  Frequently Asked Questions (English)
  3. Frequently Asked Questions (Français)

We are looking for innovation ideas for our Transition to Scale (TTS) program. We offer funding between $300,000 CAD up to $1,500,000 CAD, and a robust support program that runs for  12–24 months. We focus on supporting people who have been affected by conflict with particular focus on the hardest to reach. Please click here to read the full information sheet.

Preference will be given to innovations that are locally owned or locally led with majority of the management and governance comprising of people from the affected communities.

Areas of focus: 

  1. Access to energy
  2. Health Supplies and Services
  3. Life-saving information
  4. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

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Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge (HGC) is a partnership of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), the Government of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Global Affairs Canada, with support from Grand Challenges Canada.