The Internet for Development Grant will support the scaling-up of an innovative Internet-based solution to development issues.

Applications areas such as women and girls in IT, diversity and inclusion, access provision, utility services, devices, IoT, IPv6, privacy, democracy enhancement, open data, economic empowerment, poverty alleviation, health and education will be considered by the Selection Committee.

Innovation and a development focus must be an integral part of the project proposal.

Applicants can apply for up to 30,000 AUD based on a project proposal that includes a realistic timeframe and a detailed budget. For 2017, one grant under the Internet for Development category will be allocated.

Key dates for 2017

Applications open 20 June 2017
Applications close 30 August 2017 - Midnight UTC
Selection process September 2017
Due diligence review and contracts October 2017
Announcement of successful application/s November 2017

Before submitting your nomination, please review the Selection Criteria.