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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: $60,000 for Women Social Impact ICT Entrepreneurs

Apply Now: $60,000 for Women Social Impact ICT Entrepreneurs

Published on: Nov 28 2022 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
The latest researches shows that investors are hesitant to invest in businesses founded by women. Talented women specialists are often told that a career in technology...
Giving Thanks to ICT4D Donors that Changed Digital Development

Giving Thanks to ICT4D Donors that Changed Digital Development

Published on: Nov 24 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Today in the USA it is the Thanksgiving holiday, which historically was a day we gave thanks for a bountiful summer harvest and successful preparations for winter....
Apply Now: $350,000 to Advance African Digital and Human Rights

Apply Now: $350,000 to Advance African Digital and Human Rights

Published on: Nov 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
We need digital and human rights initiatives, projects and strategies led by African organizations that contribute towards a healthy internet. New digital solutions...
Apply Now: $5 Million for Innovative Climate Technology Solutions

Apply Now: $5 Million for Innovative Climate Technology Solutions

Published on: Nov 14 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Open data and advanced digital tools, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, are unlocking information about our planet that governments, researchers...
Apply Now: $1 Million for Social Media Misinformation Research

Apply Now: $1 Million for Social Media Misinformation Research

Published on: Nov 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Social media technologies aim to let people express themselves freely, fairly, and safely around the world. However, it also facilitates data-driven rumors, conspiracy...
Apply Now: $1 Million for Your Web3 Blockchain Solution

Apply Now: $1 Million for Your Web3 Blockchain Solution

Published on: Oct 31 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The global economy is defined by an extreme lack of transparency and accountability for practices that damage the environment and communities and precarious inequality...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Digital Solutions to the Global Food Crisis

Apply Now: $100,000 for Digital Solutions to the Global Food Crisis

Published on: Oct 24 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Up to 828 million people – more than one in ten of the world’s population – still go to bed hungry each night. A deadly combination of conflict, climate...
Apply Now: $285,000 for Global Sustainable Technology Solutions

Apply Now: $285,000 for Global Sustainable Technology Solutions

Published on: Oct 10 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The United Nations recently emphasized in their 2022 climate report that impactful sustainability actions are needed now to curb the worst consequences of climate...
Apply Now: $10,000 African Democracy Research Seed Funding

Apply Now: $10,000 African Democracy Research Seed Funding

Published on: Sep 26 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Detailed evidence on disinformation techniques and actionable insights on misinformation networks is scarce in African countries. This hampers traditional civil...
Apply Now: $25,000 for Your Technology Nonprofit Startup

Apply Now: $25,000 for Your Technology Nonprofit Startup

Published on: Sep 19 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Technology nonprofits look like typical tech startups—they build tech products—and have selected a nonprofit structure because they are building for impact...