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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: 1 Million Euro for African COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Apply Now: 1 Million Euro for African COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Published on: Jan 18 2021 by Wayan Vota - 20 Comments
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is a human tragedy across the African continent. Besides contributing to the loss of over 50,000 people, the pandemic is expected...
Apply Now: $1 Million Cisco Technology for Good Startup Funding

Apply Now: $1 Million Cisco Technology for Good Startup Funding

Published on: Jan 11 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
A new generation of entrepreneurs are using emerging innovations like the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital technologies to connect devices and data in tech-enabled...
Apply Now: $600,000 UNHCR Scale-Up Grants for Your EduTech Solution

Apply Now: $600,000 UNHCR Scale-Up Grants for Your EduTech Solution

Published on: Jan 04 2021 by Wayan Vota - 23 Comments
Children affected by humanitarian crises need high-quality educational technology innovations at scale to improve their lifelong social and economic opportunities. ...
Apply Now: Gates Foundation $100,000 COVID-19 Data Science Grants

Apply Now: Gates Foundation $100,000 COVID-19 Data Science Grants

Published on: Dec 28 2020 by Wayan Vota - 20 Comments
There is an immense need for data science researchers to use new analytical processes and emerging datasets in COVID-19 digital response. This need is particularly...
Apply Now: $30,000 Funding for Your Asia AgriTech Solution

Apply Now: $30,000 Funding for Your Asia AgriTech Solution

Published on: Dec 21 2020 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
COVID-19 has disrupted the agriculture value chain at every level. The measures taken to contain the spread of the virus have stressed entire food systems. Today,...
Apply Now: $5,000 Grants to Stop Internet Shutdowns in African Countries

Apply Now: $5,000 Grants to Stop Internet Shutdowns in African Countries

Published on: Dec 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Internet shutdowns are one of the most extreme and draconian censorship tactics that a government can use to control civil discourse. Internet access shutdowns...
Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Grants for Child Protection Tech

Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Grants for Child Protection Tech

Published on: Nov 30 2020 by Wayan Vota - 12 Comments
With billions of children connected to the internet, children’s lives are being shaped behind a screen. COVID-19 digital responses are moving children and their...
Apply Now: $170,000 for Educational Technology Innovation Awards

Apply Now: $170,000 for Educational Technology Innovation Awards

Published on: Nov 23 2020 by Wayan Vota - 11 Comments
The educational ecosystem is in constant flux. New innovations are introduced, tested, and scaled. External shocks, like the coronavirus pandemic then upend the...
Apply Now: £50,000 EduTech Research Grants for COVID-19 Response

Apply Now: £50,000 EduTech Research Grants for COVID-19 Response

Published on: Nov 16 2020 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
Coronavirus related school closures have affected 90% of the world’s student population. EduTech solutions can support educational outcomes for children and Many...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Improving Your Constituent Feedback Solution

Apply Now: $100,000 for Improving Your Constituent Feedback Solution

Published on: Nov 09 2020 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
In countries all over the world, new digital tools are being created to help nonprofits, governments and donors listen to the people they seek to serve in new ways....