The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) is a grants and awards program aimed at stimulating creative solutions to ICT development needs in the Asia Pacific region. It places particular emphasis on the role of the Internet in social and economic development in the region.
ISIF Asia offers support through competitive grants and awards as well as supporting mentoring, coaching and networking opportunities for selected recipients. Since 2008, ISIF Asia has supported 54 projects from 21 economies in the Asia Pacific, allocating around AUD 2 million to innovative solutions in the education, health, human rights and other development sectors.
ISIF Asia is supported by Canada’s International Development Research Center (IDRC), the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), the Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC), the Internet Society and the Dot Asia Organization. For more information about ISIF Asia, please visit www.isif.asia.
To see examples of previous winners, please click here (PDF).
Hear from ISIF their goals and vision with the 2014 program.