Practical Insights on Funding for ICT4D Projects

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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: $15,000 Grants for Your EduTech Nonprofit Organization

Apply Now: $15,000 Grants for Your EduTech Nonprofit Organization

Published on: May 17 2021 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
With COVID-19 Digital Response, educational institutions are pivoting their learning programs to virtual engagements. The switch is painful for everyone, and can...
Apply Now: $7.5 Million USD to Grow Your Facebook Group Community Impact

Apply Now: $7.5 Million USD to Grow Your Facebook Group Community Impact

Published on: May 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Social media can be a force for good in developing countries. People can use platforms like Facebook Groups to create a positive impact on the broader world by...
Apply Now! $50,000 for Women’s Economic Empowerment Research

Apply Now! $50,000 for Women’s Economic Empowerment Research

Published on: May 09 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Financial inclusion has an impact on many aspects of the lives of poor and marginalized people. It helps them smooth consumption and absorb financial shocks and...
Apply Now! $843 Million in USAID Funding for African Organizations

Apply Now! $843 Million in USAID Funding for African Organizations

Published on: May 03 2021 by Wayan Vota - 53 Comments
The official USAID Business Forecast lists over $843 million in new funding opportunities for African organizations this year. USAID will be buying services from...
Apply Now: €650,000 Africa Startup Funding for Fintech Agritech eHealth

Apply Now: €650,000 Africa Startup Funding for Fintech Agritech eHealth

Published on: Apr 26 2021 by Wayan Vota - 22 Comments
Emerging technology sectors such as Fintech, Agritech, and Digital Health are solving some of Africa’s most pressing problems and contributing significantly to...
Apply Now: $400,000 for Health Services Chatbots in  Kenya, Nigeria, India

Apply Now: $400,000 for Health Services Chatbots in Kenya, Nigeria, India

Published on: Apr 20 2021 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
Conversational chatbots put people at the center of care and deliver better health outcomes through sustained engagement and connection to the right health services...
Apply Now: $15,000 for Online Conservation Conversation Platform Ideas

Apply Now: $15,000 for Online Conservation Conversation Platform Ideas

Published on: Apr 19 2021 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
Historically, rural voices have been either missing or largely ignored in much of the debate and decision making around the management of natural resources, particularly...
Apply Now: $1.7 Million for African Artificial Intelligence PhD Scholarships

Apply Now: $1.7 Million for African Artificial Intelligence PhD Scholarships

Published on: Apr 12 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
There are outstanding African graduate students doing exceptional artificial intelligence research across the African continent. They need support to become the...
Apply Now: $500,000 WhatsApp Grants for Social Justice Organizations

Apply Now: $500,000 WhatsApp Grants for Social Justice Organizations

Published on: Apr 05 2021 by Wayan Vota - 25 Comments
Billions of people all over the world use WhatsApp to stay connected to friends and family. Governments, NGOs and charities use WhatsApp to support COVID-19 digital...
Apply Now: $2 Million Google Funding for Women and Girls Empowerment

Apply Now: $2 Million Google Funding for Women and Girls Empowerment

Published on: Mar 29 2021 by Wayan Vota - 29 Comments
Gender inequity is one of the most urgent challenges we face as a society. COVID-19 has put the economic future of women and girls at even greater risk. Solving...