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Small Innovation Grants for Pilot Media Projects in Africa: Great opportunity for FrontlineSMS users!

Call for Proposals from Internews:

"In 2011, Internews Network launched a new Center for Innovation, Research & Learning aimed at maximizing the potential of digital technologies and innovative approaches to solve challenges in the rapidly changing global information and communication landscape... One of the activities that will be carried out in all the different regions Internews works in under the new Innovation Center, is the development of innovative pilot projects."


Therefore Internews have put out a call for small pilot projects, to whom they can provide small innovation grants. They are looking for:


"Creative, innovative ideas that involve the sharing and exchange of information will be considered for funding. The incorporation of new media into project activities focused on the use of text messaging, social media, mobile phones, webcasting, podcasting, IVR systems, mBanking, mapping, crowdsourcing or other such methodologies is highly encouraged. A special effort will be made to ensure that the grant awarded is complementary to the overall Internews Africa Region."


To find out more about this exciting opportunity click here (please note that the deadline for sending project proposals to Internews is 30 June 2011).


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thank you for this good information ,we will come back with some propositions.
nice to read you

Exciting news Florence Thanks for the post



I´ll help translate into Spanish if thats helpful


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