Practical Insights on Funding for ICT4D Projects

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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: $500,000 to Measure Primary Healthcare Performance

Apply Now: $500,000 to Measure Primary Healthcare Performance

Published on: Jul 11 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Primary health care is a cornerstone of health care systems across the globe, address majority of a person’s health needs—physical, mental, and social Primary...
Apply Now: $60,000 for Your Creative Ideas to Bridge the Digital Divide

Apply Now: $60,000 for Your Creative Ideas to Bridge the Digital Divide

Published on: Jul 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
There are 2.9 billion unconnected people across the globe, an issue that was significantly exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to UNESCO, in 10 countries...
Apply Now: £45,000 to Advise FCDO on Frontier Technologies

Apply Now: £45,000 to Advise FCDO on Frontier Technologies

Published on: Jul 04 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: £45,000 to Advise FCDO on Frontier Technologies
New technologies and methodologies are disrupting and reshaping individuals, societies and economies. Emerging capabilities like machine learning, drones, blockchain...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Your Digital Climate Change Adaptation Solution

Apply Now: $100,000 for Your Digital Climate Change Adaptation Solution

Published on: Jun 27 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The climate crisis is one of the biggest problems facing the world today. It is, along with conflict and overall economic instability, the main reason why 811 million...
Apply Now: $50,000 for Your Last Mile Mobile Money Startup Idea

Apply Now: $50,000 for Your Last Mile Mobile Money Startup Idea

Published on: Jun 20 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Thoughtfully designed digital financial services such as better access to working capital, on/off ramps from physical to digital and cryptocurrency solutions, affordable...
Apply Now: $75,000 for African Digital Innovation Startup Companies

Apply Now: $75,000 for African Digital Innovation Startup Companies

Published on: Jun 06 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Small and medium-sized businesses are key to digital innovation in African countries. They are creating tomorrow’s solutions today: accelerating digitally...
6 Ways You Can Win More Grant Funding and Startup Investments

6 Ways You Can Win More Grant Funding and Startup Investments

Published on: May 30 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 6 Ways You Can Win More Grant Funding and Startup Investments
At the Global Digital Development Forum, I led a discussion on how we can fund locally-led digital development organizations. Our goal was to explore questions...
Apply Now: $15,000 Grants for Your EduTech Nonprofit Initiative

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

Published on: May 23 2022 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Many nonprofit ICT4Edu organizations in developing countries need training, technology, and funding to successfully integrate blended learning programs or move...
Apply Now: 2022 USAID Digital Development Awards – The Digis!

Apply Now: 2022 USAID Digital Development Awards – The Digis!

Published on: May 16 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Digital ecosystems are the stakeholders, systems, and enabling environment that together empower people and communities to use digital technology to access services,...
Apply Now! $100,000 UNDP Grant Funding to Scale Your Digital Solution

Apply Now! $100,000 UNDP Grant Funding to Scale Your Digital Solution

Published on: May 09 2022 by Wayan Vota - 28 Comments
UNDP created the Chief Digital Office in 2019 and observed hundreds of digital projects and challenges faced by UNDP, governments, and partners. From this experience,...