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.

Tech Age Girls Myanmar at 13th Internet Governance Forum

By Thant Thaw Kaung - Grantee 2016 on Thu, 15 Nov 2018

This is my first visit to IGF and I was excited looking at the diverse agenda of IGF even before arriving to Paris. I have attended several workshops and panels which are relevant to our works in Myanmar. I attended “Connecting and Enabling the Next Billion (s)” which is under the theme of digital inclusion …

Congratulations to the ISIF Asia Grants and Awards winners for 2018

By Sylvia Cadena - ISIF Asia secretariat on Wed, 12 Sep 2018

This year ISIF Asia will award USD 210,000 to 10 organizations in the Asia Pacific to support research and development of Internet technologies for the benefit of the region. This year’s funding round marks our 10th anniversary of operation in the Asia Pacific. We received 236 applications in total for the four funding categories that …

WSIS Champions 2018: ISIF Asia recognized on its 10th anniversary

By ISIF Asia Secretariat on Tue, 20 Mar 2018

  The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2018 represents the world’s largest annual gathering of the ‘ICT for development’ community. The annual WSIS Forum is a global multi-stakeholder platform facilitating the implementation of the WSIS Action Lines for advancing sustainable development. The Forum provides an opportunity for information exchange, knowledge creation and …