2022 Foundation Grants announced
The Foundation is committed expanding its support for APNIC’s development priorities.
As part of this strategy, the Foundation is very pleased to announce the 2022 Foundation grants. The activities were funded because of their recognized importance and value to the Asia Pacific Internet community. Final selection for this discretionary funding was carefully coordinated with recognized members of the APNIC community.
The recipients are:
Bond University, Australia
This grant supported the Bond University Internet Law Research Clinic: Enhancing the Efficacy of Internet Connectivity Legal Frameworks in the Asia-Pacific Region.
Amount: USD 59,500
DotAsia Foundation, Hong Kong
Amount: USD 30,000
Maldives Internet Exchange, Maldives
This grant supported the establishment of an IXP in the Maldives. Further information can be found on the APNIC Blog.
Amount: USD 20,000
Myanmar Internet Exchange Association Inc.
This grant supported the purchase of hardware for the Myanmar Internet Exchange.
Amount: USD 19,200
CVISNET Foundation, Inc., Philippines
Amount: USD 15,000
Digital Empowerment Foundation, India
This grant supported the series of events: Community Network Xchange Asia Pacific 2022: Walking the Talk with the Internet, Community and Networks.
Amount: USD 10,000
APNIC Pty Ltd, Australia
This grant supported the APNIC 54 Fellowship program.
Amount: USD 34,000