Vodafone New Zealand Foundation: Seeking Applications for Innovation Fund

Deadline: 14 January 2019 Vodafone New Zealand Foundation is seeking applications for Innovation Fund which has been set up to support innovative work that aims to create better outcomes for our most excluded and disadvantaged youth. Funding Information In December 2018 round Vodafone Foundation have $285,000 total to distribute. They will only be accepting applications at the seed and pilot funding levels in this round. Seed funding ($1,000 to $10,000 per application) The … [Read more...]

2nd Call for Proposals: National ICT Initiatives Support Programme in Uganda

Deadline: 24 January 2019 The Ministry of ICT and National Guidance is currently inviting eligible applicants to submit their applications for support under the NIISP Program. The Ministry has allocated funds for Support to ICT Innovators for the National ICT Initiatives Support Programme (NIISP). The overall goal of NIISP is to create a sustainable ecosystem for ICT Innovations and to support ICT Innovators and Application Developers. Priority Sectors Priority Sectors for this … [Read more...]

USAID’s Development Innovations: Seeking Concept Notes for ‘Young Innovate Cambodia’ Program

Deadline: 25 November 2018 Development Innovations (DI) is seeking concept notes for its Youth Innovate Cambodia program that aims to transform innovative ideas from Cambodia individuals into real activities and solutions. Innovations and great ideas can come from anyone, especially young people who see the problems in their communities but often do not have resources to test their potential solutions. Many young people come to DI looking for small funds to kick-start their projects, but … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018-2019 ACA Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 21 November 2018 African Capital Alliance (ACA) Foundation is seeking applications for its Grants program which are grouped in two broad categories; Traditional Grants and Technical Assistance Grants. Traditional Grants Overview ACA Foundation is committed to creating a community of like-minded high impact organizations as partners. As a business, they are passionate about creating enabling business environment in the countries they operate in. Their areas of focus are as … [Read more...]

Australian Government: Seeking Applications for Family Relationship Advice Line

Deadline: 12 December 2018 The Australian Government is seeking applications in an open process to apply to deliver the Family Relationship Advice Line (FRAL) as part of the Family Relationship Services Program (FRSP). The FRAL is intended to: meet the Australian Government’s broader policy objective to enhance the family law system’s capacity to respond to the needs of separated families, in particular vulnerable families with complex needs be delivered as an integrated service … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Google AI Impact Challenge!

Deadline: 22 January 2019 Google.org has announced a open call to organizations around the world to submit their ideas for how they could use Artificial intelligence (AI) to help address societal challenges. Google.org is looking for projects across a range of social impact domains and levels of technical expertise, from organizations that are experienced in AI to those with an idea for how they could be putting their data to better use. Funding Information Selected organizations will … [Read more...]

Nesta: Seeking Expressions of Interest for Amplified Programme

Deadline: 14 November 2018 Nesta is accepting expressions of interest for its programme entitled "Amplified", a pilot programme supporting cultural and creative organisations seeking to develop digital ideas that generate social impact. Nesta is looking for ambitious proposals that: Have a clearly identified positive social outcome(s) and a persuasive case of why the digital idea will make a difference to this outcome Ideas that are rooted in digital technology first and foremost. … [Read more...]

European Commission: European Digital Skills Awards 2018

Deadline: 21 October 2018 The European Commission has launched the European Digital Skills Awards 2018 to put the spotlight on projects which contribute to the development of digital skills in Europe. The Awards will be presented by Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society on 6 December 2018. The Awards are a great opportunity for nominees to showcase their projects, as the winners and four runners up in each category will be invited to exhibit their project at … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 11th National Biennial Competition!

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Entries are now open for the 11th National Biennial Competition for Green Grassroots Unaided Technological Innovations, Ideas & Outstanding Traditional Knowledge. National Innovation Foundation (NIF) solicits entries of unaided technological innovations and traditional knowledge developed at grassroots by an individual or group comprising farmers, artisans, fishermen and women, slum dwellers, workshop mechanics, students, local communities etc. The innovations can … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Pacific 2018 AgriHack Lab, ICTs from Farm-to-Table!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applications are now open for the Pacific 2018 AgriHack Lab to address the limited support for upscaling the use of novel and existing ICT platforms/applications or developing prototypes that would specifically attract the most farmers (especially smallholders and fisher folk) and small and medium enterprises involved in local food crops and fisheries value chains (from farm to table). The Pacific 2018 AgriHack Lab aims to identify and assess the potential for … [Read more...]

USAID: Development Innovation Ventures Annual Program Statement (APS)

Deadline: 11 September 2019 The United States Government, as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Global Development Lab (Lab), is seeking applications for the Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) program. Through a year-round grant competition, Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) sources innovative ideas, pilots and rigorously tests them, and supports the scale-up of solutions that demonstrate proven impact and cost-effectiveness. DIV’s tiered funding … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Brazilian-Swiss Joint Research Programme 2018!

Deadline: 23 November 2018 The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), the Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq) and the National Council of State Funding Agencies (CONFAP) are seeking applications for Brazilian-Swiss Joint Research Programme 2018. Grants for Joint Research Projects (JRPs) are meant to promote collaborative projects with clearly defined goals involving at least one partner based in Switzerland and one based in Brazil. Applications should … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Standard Chartered Women in Tech Incubator Kenya Program!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Standard Chartered Women in Technology Incubator Kenya Program, which is an initiative of Standard Chartered in partnership with Strathmore University‘s @iBizAfrica. The Standard Chartered Women in Technology Incubator Kenya is Africa’s leading women in tech incubator, aligning with calls for more diversity in technology and for more opportunities for women to develop entrepreneurial and leadership excellence. The program … [Read more...]

Tfanen-Tunisie Créative Call for Projects: Strengthening Digital Platforms for Culture in Tunisia

Deadline: 7 September 2018 Tfanen-Tunisie Créative has launched a call for projects aimed at Tunisian digital platforms and pre-existing websites (cultural, media, civil society platforms) wishing to improve access to information and communication on culture. The program aims to increase the attractiveness and access to the culture of all and for all, as well as to promote new actions and productions, stimulate creativity and allow the emergence of new generations of artists. This is to … [Read more...]

CIIRDF Call for Proposals: Canada-Israel Cyber Security Cooperation for the Energy Sector

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Canada-Israel Cyber Security Cooperation for the Energy Sector program to promote and support technology cooperation between Canadian and Israeli companies to improve cyber resilience of Canada’s energy infrastructure. The program managed by the Canada-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (CIIRDF) and funded by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) and the Israel Innovation Authority (the IIA), this program supports industry-led … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: UNESCO/Emir Jaber al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking nominations for its 2018/19 Emir Jaber al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities with an aim to reward the outstanding contributions of individuals and organizations that promote inclusion and the enhancement the lives of persons with disabilities in society through the effective, innovative and inclusive application of digital … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa: Funding Opportunity for Ethiopia Hacks

Deadline: 16 September 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa has announced an open competition for non-governmental and non- profit organizations as well as individuals to submit applications to organize and execute 7 hackathons over the course of FY19 entitled: Ethiopia Hacks. The goal of this project is to increase technological engagement with Ethiopian Youth with coding and software development experience and work with them to find practical, technological solutions to challenges in their … [Read more...]

COSTECH/HDIF: 2018 Call on Opportunities for Fostering Innovation

Deadline: 8 September 2018 The Commission for Science & Technology (COSTECH) and The Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) are seeking applications for the 2018 call on “Opportunities for Fostering Innovation”. The aim of the Call is to strengthen the innovation ecosystem in Tanzania through facilitating the building up of capacity to innovate amongst researchers, private entrepreneurs, innovators and others. The purpose of this Innovation Fund is to provide financial support to … [Read more...]

Accessible Technology Program: Inviting Applicants from Canada

Deadline: 2 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Accessible Technology Program which will co-fund innovative projects led by the private sector, not-for-profit organizations and research institutes to develop new assistive and adaptive digital devices and technologies in order to make it easier for Canadians with disabilities to more fully participate in the digital economy. Funding Information The maximum contribution funding to any one recipient cannot exceed $4 million … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Stanbic IBTC Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 14 September 2018 Do you have an innovative idea or technology-driven solution? If yes, then apply for the Stanbic IBTC Innovation Challenge. Applications are open for Stanbic IBTC Innovation Challenge with an aim to leverage digital technology, innovation and expertise outside the traditional financial service providers, to improve efficiencies and capture new opportunities that add value to customers. This innovation Challenge is an initiative sponsored by the Stanbic IBTC … [Read more...]

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