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Call for Proposals: Innovation Pilot Project Africa

  • In Sciences
  • 13 Jun 2011 - 10:09am
  • By Anonymous (not verified)
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Internews is an international media development organization whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect, and the means to make their voices heard.

Internews Africa Region will consider funding pilot projects proposed by local NGOs, software companies and/or mobile phone operators, local media outlets and individuals from various regions. Creative, innovative ideas that involve the sharing and exchange of information will be considered for funding.

ELIGIBILITY
The fund is available for local NGOs, software companies and/or mobile phone operators, local media outlets and individuals from various regions. The pilot must be carried out in Sub-Saharan Africa. Organizations/Individuals may submit more than one proposal for various projects, but each organization is only eligible for one grant. These small innovation grants will range from $5,000 to $30,000. Internews reserves the right to fund parts or all of the activities of a particular proposal, to fund one or more than one proposal, or to fund no proposals under this call.


APPLICATION
Potential grantees should submit a brief project proposal of maximum 3 pages. Project proposals must be received by June 30th, 2011 via email at pilotafrica@internews.org. Shortlisted applicants only will be notified by July 10th, 2011 for follow up discussions to defend their proposal. After the interviews, selected grantees will be notified by July 20th. The pilot project should start on August 1st, 2011 and implementation must be completed by Nov. 30th, 2011.

See Downloads for detailed Selection Criteria

Call for Proposals: INNOVATION PILOT PROJECT IN AFRICA: pdf, postscript

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