Practical Insights on Funding for ICT4D Projects

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Current Digital Development 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: 200,000€ in Innovation Awards for Your Technology Solutions

Apply Now: 200,000€ in Innovation Awards for Your Technology Solutions

Published on: Oct 17 2018 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
Millions of people face immense basic needs supply challenges on a daily basis. Food, water, sanitation, waste management, education, healthcare, and mobility are...
Apply Now: £900,000 for Rural Connectivity Projects in Ghana and Uganda

Apply Now: £900,000 for Rural Connectivity Projects in Ghana and Uganda

Published on: Oct 08 2018 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Mobile internet connectivity brings a wide range of social and economic benefits by helping to promote digital inclusion and supporting the delivery of essential...
Apply Now: USAID Grant Funding for Development Innovation Ventures

Apply Now: USAID Grant Funding for Development Innovation Ventures

Published on: Sep 17 2018 by Wayan Vota - 100 Comments
USAID has relaunched its open innovation program, Development Innovation Ventures (DIV), and is now accepting grant applications for products, technologies, services,...
4 Technology Startup Funding Sources for African Entrepreneurs

4 Technology Startup Funding Sources for African Entrepreneurs

Published on: Aug 06 2018 by Wayan Vota - 17 Comments
One of the first and most important decisions that African entrepreneurs need to make when raising money is deciding what type of capital they need. Fundraising...
Apply Now! $500,000 for Big Data Solutions for Agriculture

Apply Now! $500,000 for Big Data Solutions for Agriculture

Published on: Aug 01 2018 by Wayan Vota - 16 Comments
Do you want to show the power of big data analytics in agriculture? Can you analyze big data to reveal new ways to reduce hunger and poverty? Are you working on...
Apply Now! £300,000 for Technology Solutions to Humanitarian Challenges

Apply Now! £300,000 for Technology Solutions to Humanitarian Challenges

Published on: Jul 26 2018 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Are you working on mobile technology solutions to support global humanitarian responses to these two challenging situations: Complex Emergencies – a major...
Apply Now! 1 Million Euros for African ICT4D Projects Supporting the SDGs

Apply Now! 1 Million Euros for African ICT4D Projects Supporting the SDGs

Published on: Jul 23 2018 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Are you working on a digital development solution to support the Sustainable Development Goals in one of the 14 partner countries of the Belgian bilateral cooperation?...
Apply Now! Over $1 Million in Open Source Software Support from DIAL

Apply Now! Over $1 Million in Open Source Software Support from DIAL

Published on: Jul 19 2018 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
Are you working on a Open Source software project in international development that needs support for one or more of these activities: Enterprise-Level Quality...
Apply Now: USAID Funding to Aggregate Broadband Internet Demand for Better ICT4D Programs

Apply Now: USAID Funding to Aggregate Broadband Internet Demand for Better ICT4D Programs

Published on: Jun 14 2018 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
USAID programs are utilizing digital technology more than ever before – and the rapid expansion of mobile and internet access in the developing world holds the...
Apply Now: 2018 USAID Digital Development Awards

Apply Now: 2018 USAID Digital Development Awards

Published on: May 23 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: 2018 USAID Digital Development Awards
USAID is pleased to announce the 2018 Digital Development Awards call for applications. The Digis recognize USAID projects and activities that embrace best practices...