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Call for Application: Small Grants for Open Data Day (Closed)

Would your organisation like to mark Open Data Day 2019 with an event or activity? Then apply for a small grant from the Data for Development Program.

We are delighted to announce that small grants are available from the Data for Development Program to support organisations to conduct events and activities that promote open data, on or around Saturday 2nd March.

Open Data Day is an opportunity to showcase the benefits of and encourage improvements in the sharing and use of open data. Please get in touch with us if you have an idea for an event (e.g. public event, targeted stakeholder workshop, hackathon, policy discussion, mapping exercise, lightening talk series, exhibition etc.) or an activity (e.g. competition, radio/tv show, campaign, etc.) that can take the concept of open data to new audiences, support the development of exciting new data innovations, grow people’s capacity to share/use open data or strengthen the policy landscape for open data .

The Data for Development Program will make awards of between $350 to $3,500. The deadline for applications is Thursday 31st January 2019 at 5 pm. More detailed information and the application form can be found in the attached document below. Please share this opportunity with other organisations who might be interested.

Application Form: Open Data Day 2019 Nepal – Small Grants

The Data for Development Program is implemented by The Asia Foundation in partnership with Development Initiatives  with funding from the UK Government.