Innovation Fund

The GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Fund

The Fund aims to promote innovation in the use of mobile technology to address humanitarian challenges.


Round 1: Disaster response portfolio

The first round of the Fund focuses on providing support to help to test or scale innovative ideas which support responses to natural disasters and humanitarian emergencies.

Round 1 grantee information (click to expand)




Nokia Saving Lives



Subsequent rounds

Round 2 grantees will be announced in mid-2019.

Round 3 closed on 7 June, 2019. Successful grantees will be announced in early 2020.


The Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation programme is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the GSMA and its members.
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