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New ICT4D Program Funding Opportunities

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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: $86,000 for EduTech Innovations for South African Learners

Apply Now: $86,000 for EduTech Innovations for South African Learners

Published on: Oct 12 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
As access to technology grows rapidly throughout South Africa, educational technology provides an opportunity for parents to harness innovation and rapidly accelerate...
Apply Now: 600,000€ for African Health and Well-Being Innovations

Apply Now: 600,000€ for African Health and Well-Being Innovations

Published on: Oct 04 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Healthcare systems face multiple challenges across the African continent. Staffing, equipment, infrastructure, data, and services need new innovations in design,...
Apply Now: $100 Million for African Startups Supporting UN SDGs

Apply Now: $100 Million for African Startups Supporting UN SDGs

Published on: Sep 27 2021 by Wayan Vota - 19 Comments
Africa is considered the fastest-growing market in the world. Entrepreneurship is a key driver for African development, creating sustainable economic growth that...
Apply Now! $37,000 for Your Educational Technology Innovation Idea

Apply Now! $37,000 for Your Educational Technology Innovation Idea

Published on: Sep 20 2021 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
Equal and equitable access to quality education is one of the greatest challenges facing global society. Socio-economic status, geography, race, gender, and disability...
Apply Now: $100,000 for PEPFAR PLHIV Client Segmentation Analysis

Apply Now: $100,000 for PEPFAR PLHIV Client Segmentation Analysis

Published on: Sep 13 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The global health community traditionally relies on qualitative and quantitative formative research to address key questions related to services that support people...
Apply Now: €10,000 for Inclusive EduTech Solution for African Learners

Apply Now: €10,000 for Inclusive EduTech Solution for African Learners

Published on: Sep 06 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Access to education is one of the greatest barriers to inclusion for children, young persons and adults with disabilities in Africa. The COVID-19 digital response...
Apply Now: $37,000 for Your African Financial Technology Innovation

Apply Now: $37,000 for Your African Financial Technology Innovation

Published on: Aug 30 2021 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Digital financial services are contributing to financial inclusion for Africans – almost 40% of the world’s population. The rapid spread of mobile money...
Apply Now: $300,000 for Your Open Source Internet Freedom Initiatives

Apply Now: $300,000 for Your Open Source Internet Freedom Initiatives

Published on: Aug 23 2021 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
In the COVID-19 era, connectivity is a necessity. Virtually all human activities – business, education, healthcare, politics, socializing – have moved...
Apply Now: $635,000 for African Academic Research on Digital Inclusion

Apply Now: $635,000 for African Academic Research on Digital Inclusion

Published on: Aug 16 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Information and communication technology infrastructure has proven vital in helping countries and consumers adapt and respond to the pandemic. ICTs have enabled...
Apply Now: $17,000 Agriculture Satellite Data Machine Learning Challenge

Apply Now: $17,000 Agriculture Satellite Data Machine Learning Challenge

Published on: Aug 09 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
The agricultural sector makes a substantial contribution to GDP and livelihoods across the developing world. However, regular and reliable agricultural data remains...