Supporting 71 organizations and over 2,670,000 people worldwide

With a new annual budget of €400,000, the Fondation Nexans has already supported 158 projects in 38 countries in partnership with 71 organizations bringing electrical power to nearly 2,670,000 people.

The Fondation Nexans supports large well-known non-profit associations involved in the access to energy such as "Electriciens Sans Frontières", the Group for the Environment, Renewable Energy and Solidarity (GERES) and the "Fondation Énergies pour le Monde" (Fondem), TECHO for large-scale projects, as well as smaller organizations such as Shekina, EcoSwell, Woman of Africa

We work across the world primarily in countries affected by energy poverty – most projects are developed in Sub-Saharan Africa, but also Morocco, Lebanon, Asia, South America, Haiti and France.

Do you want to submit a project?

Call for projects 2024: from January 15 to March 26

The Nexans Foundation is launching its 12th call for projects to support solidarity initiatives that :

  • provide access to electricity for populations without it
  • train and educate populations
  • support environmental projects linked to electrification.

Are you an association? Would you like to submit a project?

Participate in the call for projects from January 15 to March 26, 2024, and submit your project on the dedicated platform:

Project life cycle

  • Online project submission
  • Project appraisal and pre-selection
  • Presentation and selection of projects and sponsors to the Selection and Evaluation Committee
  • Presentation and vote of the Board of Directors
  • Signature of an agreement between the Fondation Nexans and the associations, and payment of the first funds
  • Project monitoring byt the Fondation Nexans and sponsors
  • Involvement of local sites and staff
  • Internal and external promotion of the project
  • Final project report including impact assessment.
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2024 grant application guide


Our projects worldwide

Since its creation in 2013, the Fondation Nexans has contributed to the development of the electrification of regions experiencing energy poverty. 

Because Nexans “Electrify the Future”, our Foundation supports associations sharing a commitment similar to ours.  

Discover the interactive map of our on-going projects over the world. Select the language by clicking on the flag shown at the bottom right of the map.

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