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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: $5 Million from Gates Foundation for Digital Health Projects

Apply Now: $5 Million from Gates Foundation for Digital Health Projects

Published on: Mar 31 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Many countries use behavior change campaigns to educate their citizenry on immunization, neglected tropical diseases, nutrition, malaria, and polio to manage the...
Apply Now: $30,000 Google Africa PhD Fellowships in Computer Science

Apply Now: $30,000 Google Africa PhD Fellowships in Computer Science

Published on: Mar 23 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
There are outstanding graduate students doing exceptional and innovative research in areas relevant to computer science and related fields across the African continent....
Apply Now: 10 Million CHF to Improve Adolescent Wellbeing with Technology

Apply Now: 10 Million CHF to Improve Adolescent Wellbeing with Technology

Published on: Mar 02 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Young people between the ages of 10-24 should be central actors in shaping the world they live in. They are  early adopters of new digital applications, and could...
Apply Now: Yoti Humanitarian Technology Support Programme

Apply Now: Yoti Humanitarian Technology Support Programme

Published on: Feb 24 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Many humanitarian organisations (and humanitarian-focused startups) are turning to a wide variety of technologies to give them the kind of impact they’re going...
Apply Now: $750,000 Grant Funding for Education Technology in Uganda

Apply Now: $750,000 Grant Funding for Education Technology in Uganda

Published on: Feb 17 2020 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
As we’ve seen in our continued coverage of educational technology solutions across the African continent, there are multiple strategies that use ICT solutions...
Apply Now: $1 Million Seed Funds for Digital Health Startups in East Africa

Apply Now: $1 Million Seed Funds for Digital Health Startups in East Africa

Published on: Feb 10 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
East Africa as a whole has experienced rapid economic growth over the past five years. The combined healthcare market across Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia is $8 Billion...
Apply Now: $75,000 for Open Source Software Sustainability Planning

Apply Now: $75,000 for Open Source Software Sustainability Planning

Published on: Feb 03 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $75,000 for Open Source Software Sustainability Planning
Expensive mainstream proprietary software from advanced markets isn’t appropriate for many resource-constrained contexts in international development. Open Source...
Apply Now: 1,500,000€ in African Digital Literacy Project Grant Funding

Apply Now: 1,500,000€ in African Digital Literacy Project Grant Funding

Published on: Jan 27 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Digitalisation will affect how people live and interact, but also learn and work. It will accelerate the changes in our society at a higher speed than ever before,...
Apply Now: $100 Million for Digital Health Informatics in PEPFAR Countries

Apply Now: $100 Million for Digital Health Informatics in PEPFAR Countries

Published on: Jan 20 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $100 Million for Digital Health Informatics in PEPFAR Countries
PEPFAR 3.0 focuses on achieving sustainable control of the global HIV epidemic through a focus on transparency, accountability, and impact aligned with the UNAIDS...
Apply Now: €180,000 for Digital Solutions on Gender, Climate, EduTech

Apply Now: €180,000 for Digital Solutions on Gender, Climate, EduTech

Published on: Jan 13 2020 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) describe the greatest challenges and needs of our time and define clear goals for addressing them. Achieving these goals...