Apply Now! £300,000 for Technology Solutions to Humanitarian Challenges

humanitiarian response mobile deviceshttps://i2.wp.com/www.ictworks.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/2196154762... 200w" sizes=" 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-recalc-dims="1" />
Are you working on mobile technology solutions to support global humanitarian responses to these two challenging situations:

  • Complex Emergencies – a major humanitarian crisis that requires a multi-faceted, cross-sectoral, international response.
  • Forced Displacement – where people are forced from their home or country, often due to armed conflict or natural disaster.

Then apply now to the GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Fund, which has £300,000 for mobile technology solutions to development challenges. The Fund is especially interested in projects – implemented through collaborative partnerships – that can demonstrate long-term sustainability (i.e. commercial, technical, social, economic, environmental) beyond the lifespan of the grant.
Sign up now to get more funding opportunities emailed to you!
Grant Application Deadline: August 10, 2018
The GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Fund call for proposals is focused on 5 key themes within humanitarian contexts:
Mobile Enabled Utilities
We are seeking mobile-enabled solutions which aim to improve access to, or efficiency in the delivery of water and sanitation (WASH) and energy services for crisis-affected populations.
Gender & Inclusivity
We are seeking mobile enabled solutions which focus on reducing the gender gap in access to digital humanitarian services and enhance equality and accessibility of assistance for vulnerable segments of the population.
Mobile Financial Services
We are seeking mobile enabled solutions and partnerships that increase displaced populations access to mobile financial services, or which enhance the links between humanitarian cash transfers and longer-term financial inclusion for beneficiaries.
Digital Identity
We are seeking mobile enabled digital identity solutions which improve beneficiary registration and subsequent aid delivery, or provide secure digital identity profiles that can benefit refugees and force displaced persons.
Food Security, Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change
We are seeking mobile enabled solutions which address vulnerabilities to food insecurity & climatic change over time, and enhance long term livelihood adaptation strategies
Sign up now to get more funding opportunities emailed to you!
Grant Funding Eligibility Criteria
To be considered for a GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Fund grant, applicants must be able to:

  • Provide formal evidence of a partnership (e.g. contract/MoU) with one or more eligible organisation(s).
  • Clearly demonstrate how the proposed project meets one of the Fund’s five focus areas.
  • Have a minimum viable product or solution that is ready to scale
  • Have the necessary rights and permissions required to operate in the selected implementation area (i.e. refugee settlements).
  • Commit to providing the required match funding for the selected grant type.
  • Be in satisfactory financial health, have adequate financial systems and human resource capacity to implement the grant project.

More Funding Opportunities
Do you want to get advice on how to apply for USAID contracts, and other donor funding opportunities, or foundation grants?
Then please sign up now to get our email updates. We are constantly publishing new funding opportunities like these:

The post Apply Now! £300,000 for Technology Solutions to Humanitarian Challenges appeared first on ICTworks.