Green ICT Programme to Develop Innovation-Led Long-Term Business Cooperation between Estonia and Norway

Deadline: 13 May 2019 The programme “Green ICT” objective is increased value creation and sustainable growth in Estonia’s private sector. The programme aims to stimulate and develop innovation-led long-term business cooperation between Estonia and Norway. For this bilateral cooperation projects are initiated to enhance joint business ambitions and innovation in green ICT. The programme targets 50% of funds to be allocated to Green Industry Innovation (GII). This is done by encouraging … [Read more...]

National Cyber Security Awareness Grant Program for United States

Deadline: 9 May 2019 U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is seeking applications for National Cyber Security Awareness Grant Program. DHS/CISA is seeking support in coordinating and collaborating with appropriate private sector and non-profit organizations as well as federal, state, and local government entities to facilitate a comprehensive national cybersecurity … [Read more...]

Embassy of France launches 2019/2021 PISCCA Fund for Haitian Civil Society Organizations

Deadline: 12 May 2019 The Embassy of France has launched its call for projects PISCA - Support Fund for Innovative Projects of Civil Society and Coalitions of Actors aimed at strengthening organizations from the Haitian civil society. The PISCCA Fund - Innovative Projects of Civil Societies and Coalitions of Actors, Formerly known as the Social Development Fund (FSD) constitutes now the main tool in support of Haitian civil society supported by the Embassy of La France. It is the … [Read more...]

Internet for Development (I4D) Grant 2019 focusing on Powering Internet Infrastructure

Deadline: 30 May 2019 The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF) Asia is seeking applications for Internet for Development (I4D) Grant for 2019 which focuses on Powering Internet Infrastructure. The Grant will be allocated to one project that support research and development of software and/or hardware solutions that can improve the stability and reliability of how Internet infrastructure is powered. This includes but is not limited to solar, wind, and hydraulic solutions used to … [Read more...]

ISIF Asia’s Internet Operations Research Grants for Asia Pacific-based Organizations & Individuals

Deadline: 30 May 2019 The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF) Asia’s Internet Operations Research Grants to support the development of an independent Internet research community in the Asia Pacific. The 2019 Grants will support research focused on the availability, reliability, and security of the Internet, with a particular focus on operational stability and security. Innovation and a development focus must be an integral part of the project proposal. Proposals must also include … [Read more...]

Atlas Corps Fellowship for Global Leaders working in the Communications and Marketing Field

Deadline: 15 August 2019 Atlas Corps is currently inviting emerging global leaders working in the communications and marketing field to apply for Fellowships in the United States. Atlas Corps engages talented professionals committed to working on social issues in 12-18 month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global leaders. Fellows serve at Host Organizations working on issues that … [Read more...]

2019 FRIDA Grants Program to Provide Financial Support for Innovative Initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 15 May 2019 The Regional Fund for Digital Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean (FRIDA) is currently inviting applicants for its 2019 Grants program to provide financial support for innovative initiatives that seek to explore strategies to promote access to the Internet and the use of technologies to promote the social and economic development of the region. Grant Information Each grant will be US $ 20,000. The selected projects will have 12 months for the execution of … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for 2019 FRIDA Awards

Deadline: 15 May 2019 The Regional Fund for Digital Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean (FRIDA) is seeking applications for its 2019 Awards to recognize innovative technological solutions with proven social impact in Latin America and the Caribbean. Award Information The FRIDA Award consists of a financial contribution of US $ 5,000 plus a scholarship for a representative of the winning project to participate in the Internet Governance Forum 2019 to be held in Berlin, … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to South Africa launches Hackathons for SA: Digital Solutions for Real-World Challenges

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy South Africa of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out Hackathons for SA: Digital Solutions for Real-World Challenges. Program Objectives The U.S. Embassy in South Africa announces an open competition for organizations interested in implementing a series of four hackathons (two in Cape Town and two in Johannesburg) over a one-year period … [Read more...] inviting Applicants for Design against war Project

Deadline: 27 June 2019 New ideas contest on EMERGENCY, SOSDesign and Desall is currently inviting applicants to design Spaces, Products and Services to meet lifestyle and medical needs in regions affected by war. Design against war is a project by SOSDesign, devised for EMERGENCY and promoted and supported by Desall and Cumulus, under the patronage of ADI (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale – Association for the Industrial Design). Competition of ideas for Spaces, … [Read more...]

Applications for the 2019-2020 Digital Steps Program are Open

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Are you working to promote social values, bridge divides and bring communities together in Yemen or Syria? Do you have an idea for introducing technology in your work? If yes, then apply now to join a 12-month program that helps you turn your idea into a concrete initiative. Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 Digital Steps program. This year’s program supports social cohesion initiatives led by Syrian and Yemeni organisations or initiatives to gain digital … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice, OJJDP announces Internet Crimes against Children National Training Programme

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2019 Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force National Training Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by helping state and local law enforcement agencies develop effective responses to sexual predators who entice children online, child sexual … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Promoting Internet Freedom in Ukraine

Deadline: 23 April 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for programs that promote Internet freedom in Ukraine. In support of the National Cyber Strategy for the United State of America, DRL's goal is to promote an open, interoperable, reliable, and secure Internet by promoting human rights, fundamental freedoms, and the free flow of information … [Read more...]

Deep Learning Indaba: Wangari Maathai Impact Award 2019

Deadline: 12 April 2019 Deep Learning Indaba is seeking applications for its Wangari Maathai Impact Award 2019 to encourage and recognise work by African innovators that shows impactful application of machine learning and artificial intelligence. The award will be presented at the annual Deep Learning Indaba in August 2019. They welcome applications from individuals, teams and organisations themselves, or nominations by third parties. Benefits In partnership with Black in AI, the … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Technical and Organizational Support for the Development of Advocacy Actions for Better Governance in Chad

Deadline: 30 May 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently seeking proposals for its grant program entitled “Technical and Organizational Support for the Development of Advocacy Actions for Better Governance”. Objectives The overall objective of PASOC, which this call for proposals is to contribute to, is to contribute to the rooting of democracy and the culture of dialogue and peace in Chad through the increasing and effective participation of CSOs, and through them, the citizen in … [Read more...]

Facebook: Accepting Proposals for Computer Vision for Global Challenges

Deadline: 29 April 2019 Facebook is accepting proposals for pilot and early-stage research that extends computer vision technologies in developing countries. Facebook specifically seeks projects that address the technical challenges impeding computer vision in these contexts, including data and hardware limitations and better integration of new information sources, such as high-resolution satellite imagery. Competitive applications will similarly leverage computer vision to achieve global … [Read more...]

The Honda Foundation’s Grant Program to provide Financial Assistance to Charities across Australia

Deadline: 9 August 2019 The Honda Foundation is inviting applications from charities and organisations of Australia for its grant program with the goal of making a difference in the lives of people through giving back to the community that supports them. It supports a diverse range of charities, both big and small, to continue the valuable work they do in making a difference. The Honda Foundation aims to inspire goodwill by donating much needed funds to worthy causes nationwide. They know … [Read more...]

AFRINIC-30 Fellowship: Inviting Individuals representing Small Organisations, Universities, and Media

Deadline: 15 March 2019 AFRINIC is offering fellowships for the AFRINIC-30 meeting to be held in Kampala, Uganda from 15 June to 21 June 2019. The fellowship is reserved for individuals representing small organisations, universities, and media who are actively involved in Internet operations and development or ICT policies in their countries. The fellows expected to positively and actively contribute to IP address management awareness in the AFRINIC service region. Upon selection, AFRINIC … [Read more...]

Comic Relief/Paul Hamlyn Foundation: Tech for Good 2019 for UK

Deadline: 25 March 2019 Comic Relief with Paul Hamlyn Foundation has launched a UK Tech for Good funding programme, the first round of funding in their renewed three year Tech for Good partnership. The Tech for Good programme was developed in response to the emerging need for charities in the UK to use technology to explore different approaches to delivering better services. Themes Projects should address one of four core issue areas: Children Survive and Thrive, Global Mental Health … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Media and Information Literacy for Civil Society Organizations in BiH

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The Media Development Center for Media and Civil Society "Mediacentar" from Sarajevo has announced a call for submission of project proposals aimed at building the capacity of civil society organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina to promote the practices and policies of media and information literacy at the local level. This Call for Proposals is part of the regional project Media for Citizens - Citizens for the Media, supported by the European Union in Albania, … [Read more...]