Practical Insights on Funding for ICT4D Projects

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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 Your Assistive Digital Technology in Africa & Asia

Apply Now: £250,000 for Your Assistive Digital Technology in Africa & Asia

Published on: Sep 21 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: £250,000 for Your Assistive Digital Technology in Africa & Asia
The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated connectivity is a fundamental right. Never before has it been so important for people across the world to access daily...
Apply Now: $200,000 in Amazon Web Services for Your ICT4D Innovation

Apply Now: $200,000 in Amazon Web Services for Your ICT4D Innovation

Published on: Sep 14 2020 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
In today’s operating environment, every business needs access to cloud-based computing infrastructure. Nonprofit organizations are no different. Sign Up Now...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Your African Educational Technology Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 for Your African Educational Technology Solutions

Published on: Sep 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
  The novel coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated challenges in Africa’s education system and reinforces the need for innovative and scalable COVID-19 Digital...
Apply Now: $250,000 Cisco Youth Leadership Award for Tech Innovation

Apply Now: $250,000 Cisco Youth Leadership Award for Tech Innovation

Published on: Sep 01 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Around the world, countless people face daily inequalities. There’s no country in the world where girls and women have equal opportunities to boys and men....
Apply Now: $725,000 in Grant Funding for Data Scientists

Apply Now: $725,000 in Grant Funding for Data Scientists

Published on: Aug 24 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
$500,000 Grants for Agricultural Data Analysis Lacuna Fund provides data scientists with the resources they need to produce new labeled datasets to address underserved...
Apply Now: $850,000 NIH Grant Funding for mHealth Research Projects

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

Published on: Aug 17 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $850,000 NIH Grant Funding for mHealth Research Projects
The enormous potential for mobile technology to transform health care, personal health management, and basic health research has led to the rapid development of...
How Integrated Virtual Services Can Address Frontline Health Worker Shortages

How Integrated Virtual Services Can Address Frontline Health Worker Shortages

Published on: Aug 13 2020 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The World Health Organization estimates that we need 18 million more frontline health workers (FLHWs) by 2030 to achieve the SDG targets and other global health...
Apply Now: $1,000,000 for African Online Safety Solutions from Google

Apply Now: $1,000,000 for African Online Safety Solutions from Google

Published on: Aug 10 2020 by Wayan Vota - 13 Comments
Over 500 million people have access to the Internet on the African continent – 40% of the population. Over 250 million Africans use smartphones for going...
Apply Now: $150,000 Grant Funding for Digital Social Insurance Solutions

Apply Now: $150,000 Grant Funding for Digital Social Insurance Solutions

Published on: Aug 03 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
The informal sector is a primary driver of economic activity in Sub-Saharan Africa, accounting for 80% of total employment, 55% of total GDP, and 89% of employed...
Apply Now: $20,000 Grant Funding for African Digital Rights

Apply Now: $20,000 Grant Funding for African Digital Rights

Published on: Jul 27 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Digital technologies are playing a role in enhancing Covid-19 disease surveillance, coordinating response mechanisms, and promoting public awareness. However, COVID-19...