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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 for Ethical Emerging Technology Research Projects

Apply Now: $500,000 for Ethical Emerging Technology Research Projects

Published on: Nov 15 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $500,000 for Ethical Emerging Technology Research Projects
Artificial intelligence and other emerging technology are producing serious ethical questions for their creators, promoters, and society at large. How can we examine...
Apply Now: $250,000 for Open Source COVID-19 Digital Health Solutions

Apply Now: $250,000 for Open Source COVID-19 Digital Health Solutions

Published on: Nov 08 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
As the COVID-19 Digital Response continues to create global goods with scalable digital solutions using open standards and approaches, there is a need to focus...
Apply Now: $6,000 in Fellowships for African Women Data Journalists

Apply Now: $6,000 in Fellowships for African Women Data Journalists

Published on: Nov 01 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The Global Media Monitoring Project is the largest and longest longitudinal study on the gender gap in the world’s media. Every five years since 1995, GMMP research...
Apply Now: $800,000 for IPv6 Deployment in the Asia Pacific Region

Apply Now: $800,000 for IPv6 Deployment in the Asia Pacific Region

Published on: Oct 25 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
IPv6 address space is a public resource that must be managed in a prudent manner for the long-term interests of Internet access. Responsible address space management...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Global South Feminist Artificial Intelligence Research

Apply Now: $100,000 for Global South Feminist Artificial Intelligence Research

Published on: Oct 18 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Systemic gender, racial and intersectional bias sit at the core of current artificial intelligence processes born in the North, replicated in the South. There is...
Apply Now: $86,000 for EduTech Innovations for South African Learners

Apply Now: $86,000 for EduTech Innovations for South African Learners

Published on: Oct 12 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
As access to technology grows rapidly throughout South Africa, educational technology provides an opportunity for parents to harness innovation and rapidly accelerate...
Apply Now: 600,000€ for African Health and Well-Being Innovations

Apply Now: 600,000€ for African Health and Well-Being Innovations

Published on: Oct 04 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Healthcare systems face multiple challenges across the African continent. Staffing, equipment, infrastructure, data, and services need new innovations in design,...
Apply Now: $100 Million for African Startups Supporting UN SDGs

Apply Now: $100 Million for African Startups Supporting UN SDGs

Published on: Sep 27 2021 by Wayan Vota - 20 Comments
Africa is considered the fastest-growing market in the world. Entrepreneurship is a key driver for African development, creating sustainable economic growth that...
Apply Now! $37,000 for Your Educational Technology Innovation Idea

Apply Now! $37,000 for Your Educational Technology Innovation Idea

Published on: Sep 20 2021 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
Equal and equitable access to quality education is one of the greatest challenges facing global society. Socio-economic status, geography, race, gender, and disability...
Apply Now: $100,000 for PEPFAR PLHIV Client Segmentation Analysis

Apply Now: $100,000 for PEPFAR PLHIV Client Segmentation Analysis

Published on: Sep 13 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The global health community traditionally relies on qualitative and quantitative formative research to address key questions related to services that support people...