Here is a shortlist of fellowships, grants, funds and other opportunities available for social innovation, NGOs, start-ups and more
Media regulation in a democratic framework fellowship, Africa
This International Training Programme (ITP) is a fellowship programme that provides a forum and platform for constructive, creative dialogue between high-level representatives from media, government and civil society on how to improve self-regulatory and regulatory frameworks for media.
Deadline | 1 May 2020
Alibaba GET Global Challenge
Alibaba GET Global Challenge is an international youth digital solution competition with more than 10 countries taking part in the event. The objective is to encourage young entrepreneurs to exhibit their creativeness and talents in developing unique digital solutions for businesses, individuals and institutions affected by the pandemic outbreak.
Alibaba GET Global Challenge 2020 is a qualifying competition that caters toward millennials and young entrepreneurs aged 18–30 to exhibit their creativeness and entrepreneurial talents in developing unique digital solutions for businesses, individuals, and institutions impacted by the epidemic. This is an initiative to inspire and empower youth with innovative ideas in technology to create an influential impact for entire communities in Malaysia and even globally.
Deadline | 5 May 2020
GSMA Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion
Are you a start-up or SME in Sub-Saharan Africa or Asia? Are you helping people get online for the first time using mobile internet?
The GSMA Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion aims to support innovative solutions to increasing mobile internet adoption and use for those currently not using mobile internet services.
You could be eligible to apply for an equity-free grant of between £100,000 and £250,000 to scale your innovation over a 15- to 18-month period.
Deadline | 22 May 2020