The current round of Internet Society Community Grants is open for applications until Sept 30 2010.
The Community Grants Programme has been established to assist ISOC chapters and members specifically in projects that will:
* Advance ISOC’s mission and goals specifically those aligned with ISOC Major Strategic Initiatives
* Serve the Chapters? communities
* Nurture collaborative work among Chapters/Individual Members
* Enhance and utilize knowledge sharing in the global internet community and
* Encourage Chapters? sustainability and relevance.
For the upcoming 6 month cycle, any one Project may be eligible for an award of up to US $10,000.
For more information on the application and criteria, go to: http://www.isoc.org/isoc/chapters/projects/
Community Grants Programme’s 11th round helps extend Internet’s reach and promote key technologies
[Washington, D.C., USA and Geneva, Switzerland – 25 May 2010] The Internet Society (ISOC) today announced it is funding community-based projects around the world addressing issues such as Internet leadership, education, core infrastructure, local governance, and policy development, with a strong focus on currently underserved communities.
“The diversity of projects awarded highlights the profound importance of the Internet in so many aspects of our lives, in all parts of the world,” said Jon McNerney, Chief Operating Officer of the Internet Society. “The passion and creativity of those developing the projects within their communities drives the Internet Society’s commitment to help bring the benefits of the Internet to people everywhere.”
As part of the ISOC Community Grants Programme, each project will receive up to US$10,000 for efforts that promote the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world.
Community Grants Programme’s 10th round helps extend Internet’s reach and promote key technologies
[Washington, D.C., USA and Geneva, Switzerland–23 December 2009] The Internet Society (ISOC) today announced it is funding community-based projects around the world to promote Internet access and education in underserved communities, to track and highlight the deployment of IPv6–the next generation protocol key to the Internet’s continued growth, and to address issues such as online identity theft.
“These awards extend the Internet Society Community Grants Programme’s five-year tradition of providing tangible support for efforts by the Internet Society’s global community in realizing our shared vision that the Internet can be used to improve the life of people in all parts of the world,” said Jon McNerney, Chief Operating Officer of the Internet Society. “As the Internet becomes a larger part of everyday life in many parts of the world, it is even more important that we enable its use by the billions of people on every continent who today are without access.” Continue reading