[IAEP] fund raising opportunity

Christoph Derndorfer e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at
Fri Mar 16 09:43:01 EDT 2012

Similarly I just stumbled across the "UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education" which might also be of interest to
some people/projects here:


On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 1:56 PM, Manusheel Gupta <manu at laptop.org> wrote:

> FYI. Might be useful.
> ---
> The Motorola Mobility Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Motorola
> Mobility, is accepting applications for the 2012 Empowerment Grants, a
> funding program designed to help United States-based nonprofit
> organizations develop mobile applications and use mobile technology that
> will help transform and benefit the communities they serve. The program
> addresses four areas of focus — education, health and wellness, community,
> and arts and culture.
> Successful applications must demonstrate the ways that digital, mobile,
> and social technology can be used to further a nonprofit organization’s
> mission. Examples include producing a crowd-sourcing site for community
> resource mapping, creating a digital storytelling application that captures
> oral histories of a community, developing a resource for social media use
> to further engage volunteers, and using new ideas of “gamefication in
> education” to engage students.
> The total amount of funding for the Empowerment Grants program is
> $500,000; the program will fund approximately twenty grants. The average
> grant size is $25,000.
> After March 1, organizations can visit
> www.cybergrants.com/motorolamobility/empowermentgrants
> to apply.
> Visit the Motorola Mobility Foundation Web site for complete program
> information and application procedures:
> http://responsibility.motorola.com/index.php/society/emp
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Christoph Derndorfer

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