Deadline: 31 May 2016

The Fund for Internet Research and Development, FIRE Africa, encourages and supports the development of innovative online solutions to Africa’s education, information, infrastructure and communication needs.

The 2016 Grant Application round is open until 31 May and, with over US$240,000 worth of funding to distribute. Africa-based projects, organisations or start-ups whose work falls into the following categories may apply:
– Technical Innovation
– Community Development
– Online Governance Enhancement
– Education
– Internet Security
– Access Provision

Project proposals from African-based public or private sector organisations, universities, research and development institutions and NPOs will be considered. Individuals are not eligible. All applications must be aligned with the specific Grant’s objectives, eligibility criteria, and administrative guidelines.