The ISOC Community Grants Programme will start accepting applications for it’s next round of awards on Monday, 21 February 2011. The application round will close Friday, 18 March with award notifications made in mid-May 2011.
ISOC’s Community Grants Programme is open to the creativity and imagination of the ISOC Community. The only parameters of the Program are the Criteria. The selection Committee favors Projects that strengthen and support the health of the Internet as well as Projects that further support ISOC’s mission, goals, and Strategic Initiatives. Grants are awarded twice a year.
ISOC-NY members considering making applications are invited to attend WebEx conference calls scheduled for 1 February 2011 at UTC 10:30 and 20:00 (5.30am and 3pm EST)
to discuss the application forms & criteria.
In the meeting, Programme Manager Connie Kendig will go over the guidelines on how to apply for funding and hold a Q&A session. There is also additional information posted on the website regarding telecentres/Internet cafe projects and will be discussed during the call as well.
Those participating in a conference call are urged to read over the programme webpages in advance of the meeting. Connecting to the meeting will be by WebEx: http://isoc.org/wp/chapter-meetings/?p=986 Any questions regarding the Community Grants Programme, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forms and information:
* Poster: http://www.isoc.org/isoc/chapters/projects/docs/grants-poster.pdf