I4D Grants for Community Networks in the Asia Pacific region

The Internet for Development Grants for Community Networks will be allocated to projects/organizations working to achieve affordable, locally owned and managed communication infrastructure, deploying creative low-cost solutions that use wireless technologies, GSM and/or fibre connections.
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The Internet for Development Grants for Community Networks will be allocated to projects/organizations working to achieve affordable, locally owned and managed communication infrastructure, deploying creative low-cost solutions that use wireless technologies, GSM and/or fibre connections. USD 53,000 is available, as follows:

  • USD 30,000 scale-up grants for one existing project looking to expand,
  • USD 23,000 small grant for one new project.

Innovation and a development focus must be an integral part of the project proposal. Proposals must also include an implementation component, a realistic timeframe and a detailed budget breakdown.

Proposals must be focused on one or more of the following areas:

  • Technical innovation around devices and network management;
  • Creative organizational/partnership arrangement(s) and incentives for established ISPs and mobile operators to support local access networks and expand connectivity to underserved areas;
  • Innovative business models that support social and economic development, inclusion and diversity;
  • Enabling regulatory frameworks that support access provision under a locally owned and managed infrastructure. 
Dateline for submission: 30 April 2018
 
Source: ISIF Asia
 

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