The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) is a grants and awards program empowering communities in the Asia Pacific region to research, design and implement Internet-based solutions for their own needs, placing particular emphasis on the positive role the Internet has in social and economic development in the region.

ISIF Asia offers support through competitive grants and awards processes as well as offering support for a range of capacity-building opportunities for selected recipients.

Since 2008, ISIF Asia has supported 56 grants and 25 awards allocating over AUD 3 million to 81 innovative initiatives across 22 economies that focus on innovative access solutions, connectivity, education, health, localization, language preservation, freedom of expression, open data, disabilities, and more.

For detailed information about the ISIF Asia program, please visit the website.


ISIF Asia news

Latest news about the ISIF Asia.

Tribute to ISIF Asia remarkable women innovators

By ISIF Asia Secretariat on Thu, 08 Mar 2018

In the last 10 years, ISIF Asia has supported women led teams to research and develop Internet-based solutions to improve social and economic outcomes, as well as funding projects focusing on women’s access to services and economic empowerment. As the celebrations for International Women’s Day continue across the world, we salute these remarkable women for their …

On International Women’s Day, calling for gender empowerment and innovation initiatives to apply to ISIF Asia

By ISIF Asia Secretariat on Thu, 08 Mar 2018

ISIF Asia has supported many wonderful women leading project teams during our 10 years of operations. We have also being lucky to support projects focusing on women’s health and economic empowerment. During 2018, and thanks t the support from IDRC, we are calling those working on Gender Empowerment and Innovation to apply for the grants and/or …

2018 ISIF Asia Grants and Awards marks 10th anniversary of the grants program

By ISIF Asia Secretariat on Sun, 25 Feb 2018

ISIF Asia opens its 2018 call for grants and awards in the tenth year of its operation in the Asia Pacific. In total, funding of USD 210,000 will be shared among winning grants and awards for innovative uses of Internet technologies that support social and economic development in the Asia Pacific. Applications are open now …