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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: $150,000 Google News Digital Journalism Innovation Challenge

Apply Now: $150,000 Google News Digital Journalism Innovation Challenge

Published on: Mar 28 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The world needs new thinking in the practice of digital journalism. We must find ways to support the development of new business models and the ways users consume...
Apply Now: $385,000 for Equitable Digital Health Blockchain Systems

Apply Now: $385,000 for Equitable Digital Health Blockchain Systems

Published on: Mar 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Half of the world’s population lacks access to essential health services such as family planning and immunizations, just one example of the unfair yet avoidable...
Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Published on: Mar 14 2022 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Climate change has and will continue to have a profound impact on escalating infectious diseases. Warming temperatures are making new environments more suitable...
Apply Now: €30,000 for African Digital Climate Change Innovations

Apply Now: €30,000 for African Digital Climate Change Innovations

Published on: Mar 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
According to the World Bank, West Africa is particularly vulnerable to climate change. The region will be buffeted by severe and extreme weather pattern changes...
Apply Now $600,000 to Close Digital Divides in Morocco, India, and USA

Apply Now $600,000 to Close Digital Divides in Morocco, India, and USA

Published on: Feb 28 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Most technology systems were built to serve wealthy majorities who have rich digital access and literacy. This creates a digital divide that separates the already...
Apply Now: $100,000 in Cryptocurrency for Blockchain Social Impact Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 in Cryptocurrency for Blockchain Social Impact Solutions

Published on: Feb 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $100,000 in Cryptocurrency for Blockchain Social Impact Solutions
The COVID-19 pandemic created economic hardships and has had compounding impacts on many aspects of children’s lives. Many children who couldn’t access digital...
Apply Now: $1 Million for Women’s Digital and Economic Empowerment

Apply Now: $1 Million for Women’s Digital and Economic Empowerment

Published on: Feb 14 2022 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
  The economic empowerment of women is a crucial development issue, with digital skills and tools are essential to helping business women cope with the economic...
Apply Now: £60,000 for Decentralized Web3 Solutions in Aid Programing

Apply Now: £60,000 for Decentralized Web3 Solutions in Aid Programing

Published on: Feb 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The World Wide Web was originally conceived as an open protocol with value shared among decentralized systems and users. This Web 1.0 vision soon became Web 2.0...
Apply Now: $2.5 Million for Innovative Social Impact Startup Companies

Apply Now: $2.5 Million for Innovative Social Impact Startup Companies

Published on: Jan 31 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
 The world needs scaleable ideas to solve some of the greatest challenges facing our planet today, such as poverty, disease, food waste, climate change, pollution,...
Apply Now: $27,000 for African PhD Artificial Intelligence Researchers

Apply Now: $27,000 for African PhD Artificial Intelligence Researchers

Published on: Jan 24 2022 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
There are outstanding African graduate students doing exceptional artificial intelligence research across the African continent. They need support to become the...