Practical Insights on Project Funding

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: $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: $7.5 Million USD to Grow Your Facebook Group Community Impact

Apply Now: $7.5 Million USD to Grow Your Facebook Group Community Impact

Published on: May 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Social media can be a force for good in developing countries. People can use platforms like Facebook Groups to create a positive impact on the broader world by...
Is It Finally Time to Retire Sustainability in ICT4D?

Is It Finally Time to Retire Sustainability in ICT4D?

Published on: May 06 2021 by Josh Woodard - 30 Comments
Talk – and debate – of the term “sustainability” in ICT4D is nothing new. The theme has been discussed on ICTworks for more than a decade....
Apply Now! $843 Million in USAID Funding for African Organizations

Apply Now! $843 Million in USAID Funding for African Organizations

Published on: May 03 2021 by Wayan Vota - 58 Comments
The official USAID Business Forecast lists over $843 million in new funding opportunities for African organizations this year. USAID will be buying services from...
Apply Now: $400,000 for Health Services Chatbots in  Kenya, Nigeria, India

Apply Now: $400,000 for Health Services Chatbots in Kenya, Nigeria, India

Published on: Apr 20 2021 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
Conversational chatbots put people at the center of care and deliver better health outcomes through sustained engagement and connection to the right health services...
Apply Now: $150,000 Google News Innovation Funding for African Journalists

Apply Now: $150,000 Google News Innovation Funding for African Journalists

Published on: Mar 22 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic paired with misinformation has created a turbulent period for the news ecosystem. Misinformation can divide society, incite...
Apply Now: $130,000 FinTech Innovation Startup Funding from VISA

Apply Now: $130,000 FinTech Innovation Startup Funding from VISA

Published on: Mar 15 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Innovation in digital financial services is allowing Africans to move up the “financial services value chain.” From mobile money payments, customers in sub-Saharan...
Apply Now: $650,000 for EduTech Language and Literacy Skills Solutions

Apply Now: $650,000 for EduTech Language and Literacy Skills Solutions

Published on: Feb 22 2021 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
More than 85 percent of a child’s brain is developed by age 6 and a growing body of evidence suggests investing in high-quality pre-primary education –...
Apply Now: $6,500 Funding for Open Source Humanitarian Projects

Apply Now: $6,500 Funding for Open Source Humanitarian Projects

Published on: Feb 15 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Open source software projects in the humanitarian aid sector often need programming, technical writing, and graphic design skills to produce high-quality solutions....