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Current ICT4D Grant Funding Opportunities

Here are the current grant funding opportunities for ICT4D projects around the world. Be sure to check the requirements of each donor and the funding priorities of each call for proposals.

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Apply Now: 2022 USAID Digital Development Awards – The Digis!

Apply Now: 2022 USAID Digital Development Awards – The Digis!

Published on: May 16 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Digital ecosystems are the stakeholders, systems, and enabling environment that together empower people and communities to use digital technology to access services,...
Apply Now! $100,000 UNDP Grant Funding to Scale Your Digital Solution

Apply Now! $100,000 UNDP Grant Funding to Scale Your Digital Solution

Published on: May 09 2022 by Wayan Vota - 26 Comments
UNDP created the Chief Digital Office in 2019 and observed hundreds of digital projects and challenges faced by UNDP, governments, and partners. From this experience,...
Apply Now: $1.2 Million for Internet Projects with Asia Pacific Communities

Apply Now: $1.2 Million for Internet Projects with Asia Pacific Communities

Published on: Apr 25 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The challenges of improving Internet access are multifaceted and interrelated, particularly in developing countries. Software developers and network engineers need...
Apply Now: €96,000 for African Artificial Intelligence Companies

Apply Now: €96,000 for African Artificial Intelligence Companies

Published on: Apr 18 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
There is little doubt that artificial intelligence technologies will be transformational. Breathtaking advances will be made, extraordinary wealth will be created,...
Apply Now: $1.5 Million Blockchain and Crypto for Good Program Grants

Apply Now: $1.5 Million Blockchain and Crypto for Good Program Grants

Published on: Apr 11 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
New blockchain technologies are enabling new products and services that can solve critical challenges of our society. Even better, chain-agnostic Web3 innovations...
Apply Now: $2 Million USAID Grants for Internet Connectivity and DFS

Apply Now: $2 Million USAID Grants for Internet Connectivity and DFS

Published on: Apr 04 2022 by Wayan Vota - 19 Comments
The American people seek to improve the lives of millions of low-income and vulnerable people throughout the world by supporting the development of open, interoperable,...
Apply Now: $150,000 Google News Digital Journalism Innovation Challenge

Apply Now: $150,000 Google News Digital Journalism Innovation Challenge

Published on: Mar 28 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The world needs new thinking in the practice of digital journalism. We must find ways to support the development of new business models and the ways users consume...
Apply Now: $385,000 for Equitable Digital Health Blockchain Systems

Apply Now: $385,000 for Equitable Digital Health Blockchain Systems

Published on: Mar 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Half of the world’s population lacks access to essential health services such as family planning and immunizations, just one example of the unfair yet avoidable...
Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Published on: Mar 14 2022 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Climate change has and will continue to have a profound impact on escalating infectious diseases. Warming temperatures are making new environments more suitable...
Apply Now: €30,000 for African Digital Climate Change Innovations

Apply Now: €30,000 for African Digital Climate Change Innovations

Published on: Mar 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
According to the World Bank, West Africa is particularly vulnerable to climate change. The region will be buffeted by severe and extreme weather pattern changes...