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Asia Pacific regional grants program paying off

Contributed by Sylvia Cadena, APNIC

The Asia Pacific region is already seeing the benefits of the small grants program, ISIF (the Information Society Innovation Fund). The 2009 round of funding has been a proven success with awarded projects already making their mark in the region.
Pakistan’s Jaroka Tele-healthcare teams’ project on “Mobiles for Development: Enabling Low-Cost e-Applications […]


December 10th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |

Community Grants Programme Project Showcase

Project Title: Website with Legal and Policy Content for the Fight Against Cybercrime for Latin America
Ciberdelincuencia.Org, a project supported by the ISOC Community Grants Programme has achieved a major success.
Contributed by Cristos Velasco, Latin America (May 2008 grantee)
Ciberdelincuencia.Org, an initiative created by Cristos Velasco has been online since July 2008. Ciberdelincuencia.Org has, since then, become […]


October 2nd, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |

Applications for the next round of ISOC’s Community Grants Project Funding are now open.
New to this November 2009 application round, the Selection Committee will award up to four grants of US$15,000 and the remainder of the awards at a maximum of US$10,000. ISOC will not fund the entire cost of the project – at […]


September 1st, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |

Community Grants Programme Project Showcase

Contributed by Kaprie Thoronka, ChildHelp Sierra Leone (November 2008 grantee)
Project Title: Unleashing the Power of Adolescent Girls
The ICT Sector of ChildHelp Sierra Leone aims to harness the multifaceted benefits of Information and Communication Technologies for social justice and socio-economic development.
The project “Unleashing the Power of Adolescent Girl’s Network through Information Communication Technologies (UPAG/ICT)“, funded by […]


August 6th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |

Deadline approaching for ISIF grant applications

Applications for Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF) grants to be executed in 2010 are still open until 31 July 2009. Applicants have the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to AUD 40,000.
ISIF is a joint initiative between the Canadian International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the Internet Society (ISOC), and the Asia Pacific Network […]


July 13th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , |