Applications Open for The Health Meets Tech Application Challenge for Health Workers and Techies in Nigeria!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Are you a health worker or techie looking to improve Nigerian healthcare via technology? EpiAfric and Digital Health Nigeria invite applicants to participate in the Health Meets Tech Application Challenge, holding from June 30th to July 2nd, 2017. The challenge will bring existing health tech startups and new teams of 3 – 6 individuals to create, develop and pitch viable technological solutions to improve health outcomes for the average Nigerian. Solutions judged to be … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Solutions for Good Initiative: Seeking Innovative Mobile Solutions for Social Impact

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Are you a non-profit organisation and have a great idea for a mobile solution that can help you amplify your impact? Apply for Solutions for Good Initiative. Vodafone Foundation, along with principal partner NASSCOM Foundation is currently accepting applications for its Solutions for Good Initiative to address the challenges faced by non-profit organisations that are unable to create a transformational impact due to the lack of the skills and resources to build on their … [Read more...]

DST-RCN Call for Proposals 2017: Supporting Projects in the Field of ICT Research

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The Department of Science and Technology (DST) from Indian side and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) from Norwegian side have jointly announced a call for proposals to support projects within the field of ICT research. The objective of this call is to establish joint Indian-Norwegian researcher projects that strengthen already on-going research activities in each research group and contribute significant added value to these on-going activities within ICT and the … [Read more...]

British Embassy Call for Proposals: Information and Communication Technology in Education in Vietnam

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The British Embassy has announced a call for project proposals focusing on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education in Vietnam for financial year 2017/18 to support Vietnam’s education system in embracing new forms of digital learning through the provision of high quality content for on-line learning. The UK Vietnam Fund is a flexible and effective tool enabling the British Embassy to support projects linked to the UK government’s priorities in … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 2017 Central European Initiative (CEI) Cooperation Fund

Deadline: 13 June 2017 The Central European Initiative (CEI) is currently accepting proposals from public and private institutions registered in a CEI Member State, as well as international and regional organisations for its 2017 CEI Cooperation Fund for innovative actions favouring mobility and networking. Proposals need to focus on capacity building by transferring and sharing know-how, in particular from EU CEI Member States to non-EU CEI Member States. The activities can take the form of … [Read more...]

DefendDefenders Safe Sisters: The East African Women’s Digital Safety Fellowship

Deadline: 25 April 2017 DefendDefenders has announced Safe Sister: The East African Women’s Digital Safety Fellowship, a program for tech-savvy women working in the human rights and media movement in East Africa. Through a combination of self-study, tool practice, mentorship, workshops, peer sharing, and small grants, this cohort of technologists will join forces to take on today’s digital challenges of women human rights defenders. Safe Sister is generously made possible by Bread for the … [Read more...]

Singularity University Global Summit: Nominations Open for The Global Grand Challenge Awards

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Is your organization pushing the boundaries of what's possible? Are you determined to make a global impact? Are you focused on creating and using exponential technologies to solve humanity’s greatest challenges? If so, apply for the 2017 Global Grand Challenge Awards. The Singularity University is currently inviting applicants for The Global Grand Challenge Awards. A maximum of three participating organizations will be selected for each of our 12 tracks. Those chosen … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in The Hague: Seeking Applications for Marshall Plan in the Netherlands

Deadline: 15 April 2017 As a part of its small grants program, the U.S. Embassy in The Hague has announced a special competition to provide support for programs and projects to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan in the Netherlands. Program and Project Categories Education Public outreach Arts Technology Themes Enhancing international security Strengthening economic prosperity Promoting environmental stewardship and sustainability … [Read more...]

Apply for SIDA’s Innovations Against Poverty Challenge!

Deadline: 24 July 2017 Applications are open for the Innovations Against Poverty (IAP) challenge. IAP is a specialized fund with the specific mandate to identify and support innovative Inclusive Business models that deliver developmental benefits for the low income population while being commercially sustainable; in both rural and urban areas, prioritizing women and youth. IAP is funded by Sida (Swedish International Development Agency) and managed by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation … [Read more...]

Nokia Bell Labs Prize: Apply to Win Exciting Prizes

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Applications are currently open for Nokia Bell Labs Prize, a competition for innovators from participating countries around the globe that seeks to recognize proposals that ‘change the game’ in the field of information and communications technologies by a factor of 10, and provides selected innovators the unique opportunity to collaborate with Bell Labs researchers to help realize their vision. Categories Web Applications Cloud Services Computational … [Read more...]

Czech-German Technology and Innovation Cooperation: Funding Joint R&D Projects of German and Czech Partner Institutions

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MEYS) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is seeking applicants for its joint research and development projects of German and Czech partner institutions. Applicants are expected to develop marketable products, services or technologies with high market potential in Germany, the Czech Republic and/or Europe. Scope Renewable energy technologies: Power storage and power conversion technologies; … [Read more...]

ICT for Social Good: Innovation for Development Grant Program for Local Innovators in Low-Income Countries

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The ICT for Social Good is currently accepting applications for its grant program "Innovation for Development" to sustain, as much as possible, local innovators in low-income countries but also to inform the development sector too often still based on traditional intervention models about local innovations. “ICT for Social Good” is part of a broader framework, “Innovation for Development”, a large feasibility study on innovation within the international development … [Read more...]

Apply for Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator Program for Startups

Deadline: 24 April 2017 Have you and your team set out to address a real challenge for your home city, country and region? Would you like to join an elite community of startups from around the world? Are you ready to scale your tech startup into a thriving, tech company by leveraging Google’s global reach and resources? Apply now for Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator, currently accepting applications. Program Structure Work closely with Google for 6 months This includes 2 … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Apply for Internet Freedom Fund to Advance Safe Access to Global Communications Networks

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks. Award information OTF awards are performance-based contracts signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on completion of … [Read more...]

STDF Development and Innovation Grants: 6th Call for National Challenges Projects

Deadline: 2 April 2017 The Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) is seeking applications to provide grants under its National Challenges Projects (NCP) to address public and private sector priority needs in all areas with the ultimate goal of improving socio-economic issues and/or enhancing the nation’s GDP. The objectives of this call are proposed to encourage scientists to respond to society needs and market demand, and to apply innovative or applicable solutions to urgent and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GSMA Mobile for Development Utilities Innovation Fund: Seeking Concept Notes

Deadline: 16 April 2017 Applications are currently open for Mobile for Development (M4D) Utilities Innovation Fund, supported by the UK Government that aims to test and scale the use of mobile to improve or increase access to energy, water and sanitation services. To date, M4D Utilities estimates the trials have impacted over 2.3 million direct beneficiaries in underserved populations around the world. The grants awarded since 2013 have led to an additional USD 174 million raised by grantees … [Read more...]

Motorola Solutions Foundation Grants: Inviting International Organisations to Submit Inquiries

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The 2017 Motorola Solutions Foundation grant program is currently open and invites inquiry requests for public safety and/or technology education programming for international organizations and institutions. The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions, originally founded in 1953. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by … [Read more...]

Apply for Fast Forward’s Accelerator Program: Inviting Tech Nonprofits to Receive Grants of up to $25,000

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Applications are open for Fast Forward’s accelerator program, a 13 weeks of training program with connections to 100 high-caliber mentors. Working at the intersection of social impact and tech, Fast Forward runs several programs including a summer accelerator designed exclusively for tech nonprofits. Organizations selected receive mentorship, training, and capital. Fast Forward fosters a supportive network of tech and social sector leaders to grow the tech for good … [Read more...]

National ICT R&D Fund Request for Proposals: ICT for Women Entrepreneurship Development Program

Deadline: 6 March 2017 The National ICT R&D Fund is seeking proposals for its "ICT for Women Entrepreneurship Development Program" to provide services to train women entrepreneurs to leverage ICT for their businesses. The applicant entities should be on Active Taxpayers List (ATL) of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). Pakistan has witnessed a phenomenal growth in its telecom industry. The Government of Pakistan (GoP) has mandated that a certain percentage of gross revenue generated by all … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Apply for Internet Freedom Fund to Promote Human Rights and Advance Safe Access to Global Communications Networks

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently accepting applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks. The Internet Freedom Fund improves existing internet freedom tools, invests in next-generation tools that move beyond the traditional … [Read more...]