CO ISOC > Blog > grants

Posts Tagged ‘grants’

Community Grants Programme: Project showcase

Project Title: Educative Internet Service Provider (EISP) project
Contributed by Pablo León (May 2009 grantee)
The Educative Internet Service Provider (EISP) project is an effort to reduce the digital gap in the Amazon region of Bolivia and to promote the use of the Internet in one of the most remote places in the country: Cobija – Pando, […]


June 4th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , | No Comments

Internet Society Funds Projects to Support Internet Access, Security, and Policy Development

Community Grants Programme’s 11th round helps extend Internet’s reach and promote key technologies
[Washington, D.C., USA and Geneva, Switzerland – 25 May 2010] The Internet Society (ISOC) today announced it is funding community-based projects around the world addressing issues such as Internet leadership, education, core infrastructure, local governance, and policy development, with a strong focus on […]


May 25th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , | 2 Comments

Community Grants Programme: Project showcase

Project Title: Toolkit for the Dissemination of Cultural Heritage Online
Contributed by Christine Madsen, Great Britain (May 2009 grantee)
The Toolkit for the Dissemination of Cultural Heritage Online is a project that aims to help indigenous and underserved communities preserve and disseminate the textual foundations of their culture using digitization. Since receiving an award from ISOC in […]


April 20th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , | No Comments

Irish IPv6 Summit 2010

Following on a very successful event in January 2009 (videos and slides of the sessions are still available), which was supported by funding from the ISOC Community Grants Programme, the Irish National IPv6 Task Force is hosting another all-day summit in Dublin Castle, Ireland on Wednesday, 19 May 2010.
This year’s event is designed to increase […]


March 5th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , | No Comments

ISOC grant funds solar rural Internet kiosk in Kenya

[Ukunda, Kenya, February 27, 2010] For the first time, a Rural Internet Kiosk (RIK) has been installed for rural youth empowerment in Africa. Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development (VOA4SD) is building the capacity of local youth to empower themselves through the Internet and social enterprise. The community based organization, Voices of Diani will own […]


March 4th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , | No Comments

Applications open for Community Grants Programme

ISOC is now accepting applications for its Community Grants Programme.  The application cycle will be open until 26 March 2010.
Full details about the programme, available here.


March 1st, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , | 1 Comment

Chapter update: New York

Contributed by Joly MacFie
The Internet Society New York Chapter would like to send out best wishes to all who are celebrating the start of the Year of the Tiger, supposedly a time of “great change”.
Eben Moglen’s speech “Freedom in The Cloud”
The webcast of Eben Moglen’s speech “Freedom in The Cloud” is proving to be one […]


February 23rd, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments

Small ICT business innovation still big in Asia Pacific

Published on behalf of the Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF)
The Asia Pacific is still proving to be a centre of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) innovation in small business, with the release of 2009 figures showing the sector is surging. APNIC’s Chief Scientist, Geoff Huston’s report, 2009 in Review – the IP Address Registry Perspective, […]


February 15th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , | No Comments

2009 Year End Message from ISOC President & CEO

Thanks for an Extraordinary Year of Achievements from Lynn St.Amour, President and CEO of ISOC Dear Members, Friends, and Colleagues, The end of 2009 is here – and what a year it has been. The Internet Society continued to prosper in 2009, the results of our work reaching wider and deeper than ever before. So Read more…


January 11th, 2010 by | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments

Community Grants Programme Project Showcase

Project Title: Internet-on-the-Move
Contributed by Asim Zaheer, Pakistan (May 2009 grantee)
“Internet-on-the-Move,” a three month mobile-workshop project, was executed in semi-urban areas, surrounding Lahore, Pakistan. The idea has been to maximise Internet access, usage and awareness amongst private schools being operated by NGOs in these areas – with regular visits by car/van with workshop lab equipment and […]


December 15th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , | No Comments