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Current ICT4D Project Funding Opportunities

Here are the current requests for proposals 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: $170,000 to Study Digital Financial Services for Health Systems

Apply Now: $170,000 to Study Digital Financial Services for Health Systems

Published on: Sep 30 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Financial protection is at the core of universal health coverage and is one of the final coverage goals of the Sustainable Development Goals. Financial protection...
Apply Now: £130,400 to Fly UAV Drones for DFID and UNICEF

Apply Now: £130,400 to Fly UAV Drones for DFID and UNICEF

Published on: Aug 05 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
There are multiple uses of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for aerial mapping and medical supply activities like blood and drug deliveries. However, the majority...
Apply Now: €5 Million Euros for High-Technology for Humanitarian Aid

Apply Now: €5 Million Euros for High-Technology for Humanitarian Aid

Published on: Jul 29 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Humanitarian crises and disasters have increased in number, complexity and severity over the last 25 years, challenging the resilience of people living in areas...
Apply Now: 1,500,000€ for Digital Solutions to Universal Health Coverage

Apply Now: 1,500,000€ for Digital Solutions to Universal Health Coverage

Published on: Jun 10 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: 1,500,000€ for Digital Solutions to Universal Health Coverage
Universal Health Coverage is a core focus of the Sustainable Development Goals and achieving Universal Health Coverage means that all individuals and communities...
Apply Now: $150,000 Seed Funding for Your Social Venture from Orange

Apply Now: $150,000 Seed Funding for Your Social Venture from Orange

Published on: May 20 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $150,000 Seed Funding for Your Social Venture from Orange
There are thousands of innovative and socially responsible business projects in Africa and the Middle East, yet too few are known outside of the small circles where...
Apply Now: $300,000 for UAV Drone Delivery and Imagery Solutions

Apply Now: $300,000 for UAV Drone Delivery and Imagery Solutions

Published on: Apr 15 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
 A significant financing deficit lies between Africa’s current reality and the mobility that it both needs and aspires to. Unmanned aerial vehicles and cargo...
Apply Now: $1.8 Million in Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Startups

Apply Now: $1.8 Million in Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Startups

Published on: Feb 04 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $1.8 Million in Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Startups
The UNICEF Innovation Fund’s Data Science Call for Proposals seeks to invest in innovative companies that are using data science, machine learning, artificial...
Apply Now: $25 Million in Artificial Intelligence Grants from Google

Apply Now: $25 Million in Artificial Intelligence Grants from Google

Published on: Jan 14 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Google believes that artificial intelligence and machine learning can provide new ways of approaching problems and meaningfully improve social and economic development. They...
Apply Now: 200,000€ in Innovation Awards for Your Technology Solutions

Apply Now: 200,000€ in Innovation Awards for Your Technology Solutions

Published on: Oct 17 2018 by Wayan Vota - 23 Comments
Millions of people face immense basic needs supply challenges on a daily basis. Food, water, sanitation, waste management, education, healthcare, and mobility are...
4 Technology Startup Funding Sources for African Entrepreneurs

4 Technology Startup Funding Sources for African Entrepreneurs

Published on: Aug 06 2018 by Wayan Vota - 17 Comments
One of the first and most important decisions that African entrepreneurs need to make when raising money is deciding what type of capital they need. Fundraising...