BY SUPPORTING FINANCIAL INNOVATION.
The 2016 Scaling Competition is Now closed. All applications received are being assessed.
This Competition is aimed at supporting the expansion of proven ideas for a financial product, service or process into new geographies or new customer segment in the rural areas.
Click here to read about the previous winners in 2015 Competitions.
The Scaling Competition will support projects in:
The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity will only support ideas from for-profit organizations that are looking to deliver a financial service, product or process to rural poor people in an eligible African country.
Projects may be proposed by a single institution or by a partnership of two or more institutions; however, the proposal must be made by company acting as the lead organization.
Firms that apply should have an established and verifiable institutional track record. The Fund will consider start-ups only in exceptional circumstances where there is strong evidence that the new company has a credible and experienced management team and investors.
Firms that apply should have transparent ownership and governance structures.
Examples of institutions that are eligible include:
Eligible projects under The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity must meet the following criteria:
During an active competition, you will be able to log in here. There is currently no open competition.
During an active competition, you will be able to register here. There is currently no open competition