Become a Partner

Thank you to all the amazing partners of the Global Innovation Exchange!

We are thrilled that you are interested in becoming an official partner of the Exchange, and thank you in advance for your collaboration, thought-leadership, and pioneering work in innovation and development.
As a partner of the Exchange your organization supports the vision to modernize the international development industry through an online platform for innovators, funders, and subject matter experts to connect and share valuable insights and resources to better address major global issues. The goal is to accelerate development innovation where it is needed the most by making information easily accessible and collaboration possible at the right stages of innovation.

Partner Responsibilities 

As a partner of the Exchange, you may choose to:

  1. Contribute content: Share innovations, post funding opportunities, amplify your events, and upload resources such as white papers, toolkits and research.
  2. Curate content:  Own a sector or topic that best reflect your expertise and actively curate content and provide feedback to innovators.
  3. Evangelize:  Encourage your staff to use the Exchange in support of their day-to-day activities and promote the Exchange within your greater network.

We ask partners to believe and embrace these values: 

  1. Collaborate and share information as a global good.
  2. Decrease barriers for innovators and entrepreneurs to succeed.
  3. Welcome new ideas and non-traditional players.

Partner Benefits 

  1. Be a part of the evolution and modernization of the development industry.
  2. Influence future functionality and strategy of the Exchange. 
  3. Be an advocate for your organization and amplify your work.
  4. Seek partners that are like-minded and work in complementary space.

Become a Partner

If you agree to the values and partner responsibilities, then email to express your interest. We will follow-up with a phone meeting to discuss synergies and fit.

Become a Governance Partner: 

The Exchange is co-funded by USAID, AustralianAid, KOICA and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  We seek additional funding partners to ensure financial sustainability and strategic growth that is reflective of global demands. If you are interested in exploring a governance partnership, please contact with “Governance Partner” in the subject line.