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.

75% Discount on Premium Membership (Ad)
For a limited time only, this discount offer gives you exclusive access to all the Premium Standard features for NGO grant success. Join Today.
 

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, Germany.

Call 2019: Community Networks

Searching for the fastest way to write proposals? (Ad)
We have an extensive database of sample proposals from successful grantee organizations from around the world offering project ideas, proposal writing techniques and planned strategies. Join Premium to view Sample Proposals
 
  • In 2019 FRIDA program will offer a prize for a consolidated initiative with demonstrated impact on Community Networks.
  • Community networks offer a way for remote communities, currently unattended, to organize themselves to develop local solutions that allow them to access the Internet. Community networks, in the context of this call, refers to Internet access networks, built and operated by citizens who wish to connect their commune, city or town.
  • FRIDA will award a prize to a project or organization that has contributed to the development of community networks in Latin America and the Caribbean through work in one or more of the following areas:
    • Innovations in business models for the development and consolidation of community networks
    • Technical solutions, including the development of devices and improvements for network management.
    • Development of local content to promote an Internet use that responds to relevant and significant needs for new users
    • Promotion of regulation that enables and enhances the development of community networks.
  • They may apply for organizations working to develop affordable, locally managed community networks that are deploying low-cost creative solutions to bring connectivity to regions without Internet service.

Characteristics

The awarded initiatives will have 3 main characteristics:

  • Technological component: In all cases, projects must have a technological component with which they have sought to respond to a social problem.
  • Innovation: The solutions used must be innovative, that is, present new strategies, concepts, ideas, methods and processes that respond to social needs and strengthen the communities that seek to serve.
  • Proven impact: Initiatives with proven impact will be rewarded. That is, indicators and evidence must be presented that prove the generation of value for the communities that seek to serve.

Criteria

Are you overwhelmed with too much grant information? (Ad)
Join Premium and view relevant grants and resources on a clean, ad-free and user-friendly Member Dashboard to organize and plan your successful fundraising. Learn more
 
  • They may apply for work teams from civil society organizations, public and private universities, state agencies and private enterprises whose activities align with the priorities of the program. Individual applications will not be accepted.
  • The entities that apply must be based in countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.

How to Apply

Projects must be submitted through the FRIDA application platform via the given website.

For more information, please visit https://programafrida.net/premios

Getting late information about new grants? (Ad)
The Early Grant Information feature for Premium Members ensures that you receive grant announcements much ahead of others so that you can have enough time to research and apply. Join Premium to get early information
 

African Culture Fund launches 2nd Call for Proposals

Grants for Small-scale Development Projects in Kenya

ECCAR Call for Proposals 2019: Countering Violent Extremisms and Fostering Inclusion, Diversity and Tolerance

nib foundation’s Health Smart Grants Program for Australian Charities

1st UNWTO Sports Tourism Start-up Competition to promote Sustainable Innovation in Sports & Tourism Sector

ActionAid Zambia Awarding Grants to NGOs, CBOs and Grassroot Movements

ICRC-CEJ inviting Journalists for “Humanitarian Reporting Award” 2019- Pakistan

Government of the Slovak Republic launches Open Call on the Support of Restoration and Revitalisation of Cultural Heritage

U.S. Embassy in Ecuador announces Notice of Funding Opportunity

2019 N-Peace Small Grants Program for Pakistan

Australian Consulate-General in Bali launches Direct Aid Program for 2019 – 2020

Submit Proposals to Advance the Empowerment of Women and Girls in Bangladesh

United States: Career Development Grants Program to Provide Assistance to Women

AAUW’s Community Action Grants to Address Issues Related to the Needs of Women & Girls in United States

Call for Applications: Asia Africa Youth Entrepreneurs Forum

Applications Open for UKRI-NHMRC Built Environment and Prevention Research Scheme

Program to fund Conservation Projects all over Canada

Trust funding supports Volunteering or Community Service Projects in the UK

EDCTP announces Call for Proposals for Ethics and Regulatory Capacities 2019

Mercy Foundation seeking EOIs for “Grants to End Homelessness” Program – Australia

Open Call for LGBTIQ+ Advocacy Grants in the MENA Region

Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects- Uganda

Grant for Groups and Individuals in Asia pursuing “Citizen Science”

Regional TechCamp Workshop on Countering Disinformation

>