The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF) Asia program is accepting applications for grants and awards in line with its mission to help advance local and regional projects aimed at introducing, improving, and applying Internet technology for the benefit of Asia-Pacific users and communities.
For ISIF grants, financial support of up to AUD 30,000 is given to Asia Pacific initiatives via a competitive process. Project proposals should have innovation and development as an integral part, and be aligned with the current funding categories that include: innovation on access provision, innovation on learning and localization, code for the common good, rights. For detailed information, please check ISIF Asia grants page.
The ISIF awards, on the other hand, seek to acknowledge the important contributions ICT innovators have made with creative solutions to the social and economic development of the Asia Pacific region. Financial support for up to AUD 3,000 is allocated also via a competitive process. In addition to selecting a winner per category, there will be a Community Choice Awardcategory for the best social media campaign (the project with the highest number of votes from the community). Find out more on the awards here.
Deadline for applications is 10 August 2012.
The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF) is a grants and awards program aimed at stimulating creative solutions to ICT development needs in the Asia Pacific region, placing particular emphasis on the role of the Internet in social and economic development.