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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: £250,000 for Innovation Solutions to Humanitarian Challenges

Apply Now: £250,000 for Innovation Solutions to Humanitarian Challenges

Published on: Jan 08 2024 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
With over 350 million people worldwide requiring humanitarian assistance – a number that is set to continue growing – now, more than ever, we are seeing the...
Apply Now: $1 Million for Transformative Global Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Apply Now: $1 Million for Transformative Global Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Published on: Jan 01 2024 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $1 Million for Transformative Global Artificial Intelligence Solutions
Artificial intelligence has captured the world’s imagination. Builders everywhere are applying AI to reshape humanity’s most important challenges. Large language...
Apply Now: £250,000 Artificial Intelligence for Humanitarians Grant Fund

Apply Now: £250,000 Artificial Intelligence for Humanitarians Grant Fund

Published on: Dec 18 2023 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Humanitarian aid workers have a responsibility to ensure they use artificial intelligence to capitalize on the technology’s potential to respond more effectively...
Apply Now: €1.5 Million for African Data Governance Projects

Apply Now: €1.5 Million for African Data Governance Projects

Published on: Dec 11 2023 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Digital development plays a pivotal role in accelerating inclusive and sustainable development. The integration of digital solutions can significantly reduce inequalities...
AI Funding Trends in Digital Health: Gates Foundation Grant Awards Analysis

AI Funding Trends in Digital Health: Gates Foundation Grant Awards Analysis

Published on: Dec 04 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on AI Funding Trends in Digital Health: Gates Foundation Grant Awards Analysis
The Gates Foundation recently announced the winners of their Grand Challenge for “Catalyzing Equitable Artificial Intelligence (AI) Use.” According to the...
Apply Now: $1 Million Investments for Digital Media Companies

Apply Now: $1 Million Investments for Digital Media Companies

Published on: Nov 27 2023 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
There are more than 7 billion people living in countries without a free press, creating an urgent need for media financing and advisory services in countries seeking...
Apply Now: $60,000 for Female Social Impact Tech Founders

Apply Now: $60,000 for Female Social Impact Tech Founders

Published on: Nov 13 2023 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Talented women are often told that a career in technology isn’t for them and recent researches shows that investors are hesitant to invest in businesses founded...
Apply Now: $100,000 Grants for Your Climate Technology Solution

Apply Now: $100,000 Grants for Your Climate Technology Solution

Published on: Nov 06 2023 by Wayan Vota - 19 Comments
Climate change is a key driver of many of the changes occurring at the global and local level, across every economy, sector, supply chain, and industry. However,...
Apply Now: $500,000 Generative AI Grants from Facebook

Apply Now: $500,000 Generative AI Grants from Facebook

Published on: Oct 30 2023 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Recent breakthroughs in generative artificial intelligence have captured the public’s imagination and demonstrated what those developing these technologies have...
Apply Now: $40,000 Grants for Feminist Internet Research Projects

Apply Now: $40,000 Grants for Feminist Internet Research Projects

Published on: Oct 23 2023 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Creating a feminist internet is critical to bring about transformation in gendered structures of power that exist online and on-ground. The needs of women and gender-diverse...