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Current Digital Development Funding Opportunities

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New USAID Tool for Investing in Your Digital Development Solution

New USAID Tool for Investing in Your Digital Development Solution

Published on: Dec 09 2019 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Many USAID activities implement digital solutions to make development more adaptive, efficient, and responsive to citizens and decision-makers. Using ICT4D solutions...
Apply Now: Paid Google Artificial Intelligence Residency Program

Apply Now: Paid Google Artificial Intelligence Residency Program

Published on: Nov 25 2019 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Machine learning is fast becoming a critical area for a broad range of applications, and people from a wide range of disciplines are beginning to realize the importance...
Apply Now: +2 Million Rand for African Education Technology Innovators

Apply Now: +2 Million Rand for African Education Technology Innovators

Published on: Nov 18 2019 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Education systems in Africa face a myriad of challenges that negatively impact education outcomes. For example, 8.7 million children are not attending primary school...
Apply Now: $200 Million USAID Funding for Health Information Systems

Apply Now: $200 Million USAID Funding for Health Information Systems

Published on: Nov 11 2019 by Wayan Vota - 25 Comments
A well-functioning health information system plays a transformative role in supporting strategic management decisions for the health sector in low and middle-income...
Apply Now: Help USAID Develop ICT Regulatory Policy in Southeast Asia

Apply Now: Help USAID Develop ICT Regulatory Policy in Southeast Asia

Published on: Nov 04 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: Help USAID Develop ICT Regulatory Policy in Southeast Asia
In the 21st Century, the reach of internet and mobile networks, the security and adoption of communications services, and vibrancy of ICT sector are crucial for...
Apply Now: $5 Million in Digital Health Grants from Gates Foundation

Apply Now: $5 Million in Digital Health Grants from Gates Foundation

Published on: Oct 28 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Countries rely on both routine health systems and campaign-based delivery to extend the reach of important health interventions such as accelerated disease control...
Apply Now: $200,000 in Financing for Digital Health Startups in East Africa

Apply Now: $200,000 in Financing for Digital Health Startups in East Africa

Published on: Oct 21 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $200,000 in Financing for Digital Health Startups in East Africa
Many digital health technology entrepreneurs struggle to attract start-up financing and this can inhibit their ability to grow. At best they may underperform their...
Apply Now: $900,000 for Early Reader Digital Books in Local Languages

Apply Now: $900,000 for Early Reader Digital Books in Local Languages

Published on: Oct 14 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Building on a child’s language foundation, literacy leads to better health, broadens employment opportunities, and creates safer and more stable societies. However,...
Apply Now: $850,000 NIH Grant Funding for Your mHealth Research Ideas

Apply Now: $850,000 NIH Grant Funding for Your mHealth Research Ideas

Published on: Oct 07 2019 by Wayan Vota - 12 Comments
The enormous potential for mobile technology to transform health care, personal health management, and basic health research has led to the rapid development of...
Apply Now: $170,000 to Study Digital Financial Services for Health Systems

Apply Now: $170,000 to Study Digital Financial Services for Health Systems

Published on: Sep 30 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Financial protection is at the core of universal health coverage and is one of the final coverage goals of the Sustainable Development Goals. Financial protection...