Grant Program 2013 - SPIDER CENTER: For ICTAE Project

Posted by Jamal Fida Thursday, October 25, 2012 0 comments

We offer catalytic seed funding to innovative ICT4D projects in partner countries, within our thematic areas and crosscutting ICT4D priorities. Innovative and experimental projects are encouraged, along with strategic interventions in specific areas. Projects that generate good results are expected to be upscaled.
Thematic areas:
§ Democracy: e-government, e-governance and ICT for empowerment
§ Education: education management, e-learning and digital literacy
§ Health: healthcare management, e-health and public health

Crosscutting ICT issues:
§ Low cost and high quality technology
§ Free and open source software (FOSS)
§ Mobile technology for development (M4D)

Crosscutting development issues:
§ Youth empowerment
§ Cultural creativity
§ Capacity development

We focus primarily on the twelve priority countries for Swedish development cooperation: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.

Scope and approach:
§ We can only offer seed funding for a maximum amount of SEK 500,000 per project
§ Projects are expected to generate long-term growth, up-scaling, and lasting impact
§ Projects are expected to form Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships (MSPs) with relevant actors and co-funders
§ Projects will be organized into geographical/thematic networks
§ Conceptualization and reporting should follow LFA and RBM models
§ Annual financial audits according to international standards
§ Project information in multimedia formats for public distribution by Spide

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