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Grant Opportunities: Apply for Digital Support Grants

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Deadline: 20-Jun-22

The Hub Cymru Africa has launched a small grants scheme to support the Wales Africa community to use digital tools with partners in Africa.

This scheme is supported by the Waterloo Foundation.

Key Elements

Key elements of the digital support grants:

  • The grants are intended to assist organisations in Wales that support partners in Africa in delivering project work to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals to make better use of digital technology in their work
  • The grants are intended to support the work of the partner organisation and the partnership. They are not intended as project grants which have their own development outcomes
  • The funding could be used for new hardware, software, licenses, training, skills development, data allowances, online communications and other tools which would support your partner’s work or your partnership
  • These grants are particularly designed to make a difference in the work of your partner and partnership. For that reason, it is unlikely that applications to support organisations for which this area of work is already well-funded will be successful.
Funding Information
  • You can apply for £500-£1000 to support international solidarity projects.
  • The funding could be used for new hardware, software, licenses, training, skills development, data allowances, online communications and other tools which would support your partner’s work or your partnership.
Eligibility Criteria
  • Lead applicants must be based in Wales
  • You must have a partner organisation based in Africa which will be supported by this grant
  • Applications must demonstrate value for money in their activities
  • All applications are subject to a conflict of interest declaration
  • All applicants should demonstrate that they have taken into consideration ethical and fair trade criteria when making purchasing decisions
  • All funds must be spent by 31st December 2022.
  • Wales-based lead must be one of the following:
    • Constituted group (e.g. Women’s cooperative, community-based organisation, religious institution)
    • Registered charity, NGO, social enterprise, private business
    • Affiliated to NHS Board or Trust
    • Educational institution
    • Community or town council.
  • Africa-based organisations must be one of the following:
    • Unconstituted group (e.g. midwives or PTA)
    • Constituted group (e.g. women’s cooperative or community-based organisation)
    • Constituted organisation (e.g. NGO, social enterprise, training centre)
    • Government Department (local, regional or national)
    • International NGO.

For more information, visit https://hubcymruafrica.wales/digital-grants/

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