Growing and sustaining civic tech initiatives is an arduous task that presents multiple challenges. Financing and funding civic technology activities take up a significant portion of most organisations’ worry hours. Often, when there are shortages of funds, this is viewed as an organisational failure. But instead of looking at funding and financing as a reflection of innate value, it should rather be viewed as one of the tools that allow us to reach our social impact. It is a strategic tool that should be considered alongside all of an organisation’s other strategies as well.
Based on research undertaken at the end of 2022, we will help you:
- Get a birds eye view of African civic tech
- Understand key risks and opportunities for funding types
- Get tips on accessing funding that works for your organisation