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Call for Applications: The African Union Civic Tech Fund 2.0

With great pleasure, we announce the opening of the second round of the African Union Civic Tech Fund (AUCTF), which invites innovative African projects to use technology to effect positive change.

This call is for you if you’re passionate about utilizing cutting-edge civic tech solutions to promote citizen-led change throughout Africa.

Selected candidates may be eligible for financial assistance of up to €15,000 to help them expand and advance their civic-tech initiatives.

For local groups and initiatives registered in African nations, it’s a rare chance to actually change things.

What is AUCTF 2.0?

AUCTF 2.0 is a 12-month initiative aimed at catalyzing and scaling innovative civic tech solutions across the African continent.

It recognizes the pivotal role of technology in fostering meaningful citizen participation in governance spaces.

By harnessing data and digital technologies, AUCTF aims to address governance and development challenges while empowering Africa’s youth to shape the continent’s future.

Why Civic Tech Matters

Civic participation is a cornerstone of social change and democratic governance. AUCTF is seeking initiatives that utilize technology to promote civic engagement, transparency, and community-driven decision-making.

By facilitating inclusive public participation, these initiatives strengthen democratic governance and foster a more equitable society.

Supporting Africa’s Transformation

The AUCTF provides not only financial assistance but also technical support to amplify citizen voices.

It prioritizes initiatives that align with Agenda 2063, Africa’s blueprint for inclusive and sustainable development. By supporting projects that contribute to this vision, AUCTF aims to position Africa as a global powerhouse of the future.

Application Process

Applications for the AUCTF grant close on May 12, 2024. Don’t miss this opportunity to scale up your initiative and make a lasting impact on Africa’s development journey. Join us in driving positive change through technology and citizen engagement.

Deadline: May 12, 2024

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