Inclusion

Our focus on online Inclusion refers to efforts to ensure that everyone has meaningful and efficient access to the Internet, online applications and services, from a technical and operational perspective, and in support of the Internet industry in the Asia Pacific region.

Applications under this program can be submitted across three grant types supporting projects in different stages of development: Small grants (USD 30,000), scale-up grants (USD 85,000) and impact grants (USD 150,000).

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Infrastructure

Our 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.

Applications under this program can be submitted across three grant types supporting projects in different stages of development: Small grants (USD 30,000), scale-up grants (USD 85,000) and impact grants (USD 150,000).

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IPv6 Deployment

The IPv6 Deployment Grants are targeted to support concrete IPv6 deployment plans from network operators in the Asia Pacific region at different stages of development.

The grants are open to all industry types and stakeholder groups and prioritize support to proposals that maximize community benefit, in particular those seeking funding to deploy IPv6 in unserved or underserved communities, in rural or remote areas. The grants range between USD 30,000 and USD 250,000​.

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Knowledge

Our focus on Knowledge refers to efforts to develop technical capacity and/or research around Internet network operations, from a technical and operational perspective, and in support of the Internet industry in the Asia Pacific region. 

Applications under this program can be submitted across three grant types supporting projects in different stages of development: Small grants (USD 30,000), scale-up grants (USD 85,000) and impact grants (USD 150,000).

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Ian Peter Grants for Internet and the Environment

Ian Peter was a visionary, environmental activist, and pioneering founder of Australia’s first public internet service. Offered in his memory, these grants will reflect Ian’s vision for environmental activism through meaningful connectivity. 

Applications for Ian Peter Grants can be submitted across all three of ISIF Asia’s program areas: Inclusion, Infrastructure and Knowledge. Two grant types are available: Small grants (USD 30,000) and scale-up grants (USD 85,000).

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Three small grants (USD 30,000) will be awarded to the strongest scoring applications from economies that have not been supported by ISIF Asia previously. These recipients will be selected out of the applications for small grants from any of the funding programs and respective focus areas.

Before submitting a funding application it is very important to read the Frequently Asked Questions.