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Submit Proposals for 2021 Infrastructure Grant Program

Submit Proposals for 2021 Infrastructure Grant Program


Deadline: 19-Jul-21

The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) is currently seeking proposals for the 2021 Infrastructure Grant Program to focus on Internet Infrastructure refers to efforts to increase Internet speed, reduce maintenance and operational costs, improve reliability and/or security from a technical and operational perspective, and in support of the Internet industry in the Asia Pacific region.

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Areas

The funding will support efforts to improve Internet infrastructure on one or more of the following areas:
Adoption and documentation of best practices in operational Internet security by network operators, enterprises and service providers
Hardware and software development and deployment required to design, deploy and operate low-cost connectivity solutions that use wireless technologies, GSM and/or fibre connections for unserved and underserved communities
Hardware and software development and/or deployment to support Internet network monitoring and management
Hardware and software development and/or deployment to improve security and privacy online
Hardware and software development and/or deployment to understand and address the environmental impact of Internet infrastructure
Hardware and software development and/or deployment to support peering and interconnection
IPv6 adoption by enabling network, computing devices, business applications and services
Provision of efficient, reliable power for Internet infrastructure, particularly in challenging situations such as off-grid, intermittently supplied, or disaster afflicted environments
Disaster preparedness for Internet networks operations
Type of Grants

Interested organizations will have three types of grants to apply depending on the scope, scale and reach of the proposed projects:
Small Grants: Targeted for pilot projects, proof of concept ideas, or narrow/concrete interventions around the Inclusion program focus areas to be implemented over six, nine or twelve months in the Asia Pacific region. Two grants of USD 30,000 each will be available in 2021 through a defined competition period.
Scale-up Grants: Targeted for projects that have already a completed proof of concept or business case structured and have a clear growth strategy around the Inclusion program focus areas to be implemented over twelve to eighteen months in the Asia Pacific region. One grant of USD 85,000 will be available in 2021 through a defined competition period. Organizations receiving this grant will have to include on their budget requests a minimum of USD 15,000 to improve their staff skills and other organizational development around the areas that the organization has identified they need support to be able to cope with growth.
Impact Grants: Targeted for projects that have already achieved scale and stabilize after their first expansion and that have concrete plans to maximize the impact of their work around the Inclusion program focus areas to be implemented over twelve to eighteen months in the Asia Pacific region. One grant of USD 125,000 will be available in 2021 through a defined competition period. Organizations receiving this grant will have to include on their budget requests a minimum of USD 25,000 to improve their staff skills and other organizational development around the areas that the organization has identified they need support to be able to cope with growth.
Eligibility Criteria

Top Dutch Donors that fund internationally to improve livelihoods in communities

One-time Microgrant for NGO Projects that generate Social Impact. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

$15,000-$25,000 Funding for Women and Children living in Extreme Poverty. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Seed Grant for Grassroots Organizations and Women-led Initiatives. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Grants to support NGOs working to end the HIV Epidemic. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

Fellows will receive Project and Connect Fund to address Water-related Issues

Apply for Project Funding in areas of Art and Culture (Arab Region)

This Call is offering Seed Money to Research Projects in Africa

Global Humanitarian Initiative seeks applications from anywhere in the world

Unrestricted Grants for improving Health Equity and reducing Health Disparities among Vulnerable Communities

New funding for Small NGOs to fight Infectious Diseases

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Project proposals from Asia Pacific-based organizations will be considered.
Applications from public, private sector, academia (such as universities or research and development institutions), non-profit and social enterprises are welcome to all grant categories.
The names, academic background and relevant experience of the people having relevant technical and administrative participation in the implementation of the project must be stated.
Individuals are not eligible to apply.
No self-nominations for the Awards are accepted.
When submitting an application, the applicants acknowledge that any grant funding and, indeed, the application and evaluation process, is entirely at the discretion of the funding partners and they may choose to determine the process at any time up to the time of actual payment.
For more information, visit https://isif.asia/infrastructure/

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