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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: $170,000 for Educational Technology Innovation Awards

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

Published on: Nov 23 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
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 - 8 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 - 2 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....
Apply Now: $850,000 for Women’s Digital Financial Inclusion Research

Apply Now: $850,000 for Women’s Digital Financial Inclusion Research

Published on: Nov 02 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Internet access and information and communication technologies create new opportunities for digital financial services that increase financial inclusion. Yet 1.7...
Apply Now: $58 Million for African Data Science & Health Research Grants

Apply Now: $58 Million for African Data Science & Health Research Grants

Published on: Oct 26 2020 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
In the next decade, rapid advances in data science are expected to transform biomedical and behavioral research and lead to improved health for individuals and...
Apply Now: $3.3 Million in Project Funding to Close Gender Digital Divide

Apply Now: $3.3 Million in Project Funding to Close Gender Digital Divide

Published on: Oct 19 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Digital technologies are revolutionizing the way we access information, financing, and networks—all critical tools for fully participating in the global economy....
Apply Now: Startup Funding for Women-Led Digital Health Businesses

Apply Now: Startup Funding for Women-Led Digital Health Businesses

Published on: Oct 12 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Strong health systems that can withstand global health crisis harness the best expertise, diverse perspectives in decision making, and are built on gender equality. Sign...
Apply Now: $745,000 for Artificial Intelligence Innovations

Apply Now: $745,000 for Artificial Intelligence Innovations

Published on: Oct 05 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $745,000 for Artificial Intelligence Innovations
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential for profound economic impact on low-middle income countries. AI can drive game-changing improvements in positive...
Apply Now: 1,500,000€ for Tech-Enabled Sustainable Urban Development

Apply Now: 1,500,000€ for Tech-Enabled Sustainable Urban Development

Published on: Sep 28 2020 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
In an increasingly urban world, where  70% of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050, cities are on the front line of development challenges...
Apply Now: £250,000 for Your Assistive Digital Technology in Africa & Asia

Apply Now: £250,000 for Your Assistive Digital Technology in Africa & Asia

Published on: Sep 21 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: £250,000 for Your Assistive Digital Technology in Africa & Asia
The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated connectivity is a fundamental right. Never before has it been so important for people across the world to access daily...