RIPE NCC Community Projects Fund

Deadline: 29 June, 2018. The RIPE NCC has supported a range of projects and innovative ideas over its 25-year history, and we are now formalising these efforts through the RIPE NCC Community Projects Fund. We know there's no shortage of brilliant minds in the Internet technical community working on groundbreaking projects, but securing funding to …

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NLnet 2018: Open call for Funding

Deadline: 1 August, 2018. NLnet foundation is an independent organisation whose means come from donations and legacies. Its initial capital was gathered in 1997 by the sale of the first Dutch Internet Service Provider. Its private capital ensures an absolute independent position. The articles of association for the NLnet foundation state: "to promote the exchange …

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OTF: Community Lab

The Community Lab provides services that empower the community to become stronger and vibrant by focusing on cultivating deeper trust relationships, improving knowledge share and collaboration, and supporting and diversifying the next generation of leaders. Goals of the Community Lab: Building Community Networks By its nature, the Internet Freedom community is global and cross-cultural. They help …

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Commonwealth Scholarships in low and middle income countries 2018

Deadline: 13 June, 2018. These Commonwealth Master's Scholarships allow successful applicants to benefit from the expertise provided by member universities in low and middle income countries around the Commonwealth. The scholarships give talented students – who can be from any Commonwealth country other than the host country – the opportunity to gain a Master's degree …

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OTF Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 July, 2018. The Internet Freedom Fund is OTF's primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and …

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OTF Award: Rapid Response Fund

Deadline: Application is on-going The Rapid Response Fund aims to facilitate the digital emergency response community to resolve threats in a timely and comprehensive manner for individuals, communities, and organizations whose free expression has recently been repressed. To resolve digital emergencies, OTF offers both direct financial support as well as technical services from trusted partners …

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OTF Core Infrastructure Fund

Deadline: 1 July, 2018. The Core Infrastructure Fund supports the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the internet. Ideal applications for this fund focus on supporting: Key developers or organizers so they can work full time on crucial …

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IFC Recruitment Drive for Sub-Saharan African and Caribbean Nationals

Deadline: 18 June, 2018. The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Working with more than 2,000 businesses worldwide, they use their capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing economies around the world. …

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Postgraduate Training Scholarships in Implementation Science for 2019 Academic Year

Application deadline: 31 July 2018 BACKGROUND The University of the Witwatersrand’s School of Public Health, in conjunction with the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), hosted at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for a full scholarship supported by TDR to undertake the full-time …

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OHCHR Minorities Fellowship Programme 2018, Switzerland

Deadline: 30 June, 2018. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) launched the Minorities Fellowship Programme (MFP) in 2005. Through the MFP, the OHCHR aims to give persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities an opportunity to gain knowledge on the UN system and mechanisms dealing with international human …

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