[tor-project] Fwd: [OTF-Announce] Announcement of Funding Opportunities

isis agora lovecruft isis at torproject.org
Fri Oct 7 18:53:41 UTC 2016

----- Forwarded message from dan <dan at opentechfund.org> -----

> From: dan <dan at opentechfund.org>
> Subject: [OTF-Announce] Announcement of Funding Opportunities
> Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2016 11:28:53 -0700 (PDT)
> Message-Id: <fa072fb2-9d17-4705-9737-8686bb2eb64b at opentechfund.org>
> To: OTF-Announce <otf-announce at opentechfund.org>
> Reply-To: otf-announce+managers at opentechfund.org
> Delivered-To: <isis+torproject at patternsinthevoid.net>
> ---==============================================*Please find below several 
> upcoming internet freedom-relevant funding application deadlines. There are 
> two sections, the first for OTF support and the second for all alternative 
> support mechanisms. Note that some of the listed application windows close 
> in just a few days. 
> If you have any questions on the information below, please feel free to 
> give a shout to us at OTF anytime. Thanks! 
> *1. OTF FUNDING==============================================*
>    - 
> *OTF - Internet Freedom Fund *
> *Deadline: 2016-11-01 *The Internet Freedom Fund is OTF's primary way to 
>    support projects and people working on open and accessible 
>    technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, 
>    open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global 
>    communications networks. Successful applicants are awarded monetary support 
>    up to $900,000 and no less than $10,000, with preference given to those 
>    projects and people who are new to the internet freedom community, helping 
>    those living within repressive environments, and are requesting less than 
>    $300,000 for a duration of less than 12 months. 
>    Apply: https://www.opentech.fund/requests/internet-freedom-fund 
>    - 
> *OTF - Rapid Response Fund *
> *Deadline: Ongoing *The Rapid Response Fund is part of a broader OTF initiative 
>    which aims to facilitate the development of a strong digital emergency 
>    response community that can work together to resolve threats in a timely 
>    and comprehensive manner. OTF offers both direct financial support as 
>    well as technical services from trusted partners to resolve digital 
>    emergencies experienced by high-risk Internet users and organizations, such 
>    as bloggers, cyber activists, journalists. and human rights defenders.
>    Apply: https://www.opentech.fund/requests/rapid-response-fund
> *2. ALTERNATIVE FUNDING==============================================*
>    - *Human Rights Watch - Various Fellowships*
>    *Deadline: October 8, 2016*
>    Human Rights Watch has several available fellowships all with a deadline 
>    of tomorrow, 10/8/16.
>    More 
>    information: https://careers.hrw.org/opportunities/?employmentLevel=Fellowship&location=&department=&keywords= 
>    - 
> *National Science Foundation (NSF) - Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace 
>    (SaTC) *
> *Upcoming windows: October 12 - October 19 and November 02 - November 16, 
>    2016   *"The SaTC program welcomes proposals that address cybersecurity 
>    and privacy, and draw on expertise in one or more of these areas: 
>    computing, communication and information sciences; engineering; economics; 
>    education; mathematics; statistics; and social and behavioral sciences. 
>    Proposals that advance the field of cybersecurity and privacy within a 
>    single discipline or interdisciplinary efforts that span multiple 
>    disciplines are both encouraged."
>    More information and apply: 
>    https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504709
>    - 
> *National Science Foundation (NSF) - Computer and Network Systems (CNS): 
>    Core Programs *
> *Upcoming windows: October 12 - October 19 and November 02 - November 16, 
>    2016  *"CISE’s Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS) supports 
>    research and education projects that develop new knowledge in two core 
>    programs: Computer Systems Research (CSR) program and Networking Technology 
>    and Systems (NeTS) program." Funding is available for small projects (up to 
>    $500,000 total budget, durations up to three years), medium projects 
>    ($500,001-$1,200,000 total budget, durations up to four years), and large 
>    projects ($1,2000,001-$3,000,000 total budget, durations up to five years). 
>    More information and 
>    apply: https://nsf.gov/pubs/2016/nsf16579/nsf16579.htm  
>    - Echoing Green Fellowships
>    Deadline: October 25, 2016
>    "Echoing Green Fellows are the innovators, instigators, pioneers, and 
>    rebels that reject the status quo and drive positive social change all over 
>    the world. While their work, their geographies, and even their approaches 
>    may be as varied as the problems they are working to solve, their common 
>    passion and commitment form the base of this robust, active community of 
>    leaders"
>    Apply: http://www.echoinggreen.org/fellowship/apply
>    - *State Department DRL Request for SOIs: Human Rights, Accountability, 
>    and Access to Information in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea 
>    (DPRK or North Korea) *
>    *Deadline: October 31, 2016 by 11:30pm Eastern Time*
>    "*Fostering the Free Flow of Information into, out of, and within the 
>    DPRK *(approximately $1,600,000, pending availability of funding, with 
>    potentially more than two (2) projects awarded)...DRL’s goal is for the 
>    people of North Korea to have increased access to independent information 
>    that provides a range of viewpoints and increases exposure to and 
>    understanding of environments where individuals are able to communicate 
>    information and express their opinions freely."
>    More information and apply: https://www.state.gov/j/drl/p/262180.htm  
>    - 
> *Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowships Deadline: November 1, 2016 *"The 
>    Shuttleworth Foundation offers fellowships to individuals to implement 
>    their innovative idea for social change. We are most interested in 
>    exceptional ideas at the intersection between technology, knowledge and 
>    learning, with openness being the key requirement. The Foundation funds 
>    people from all over the world regardless of gender, age, nationality or 
>    experience. We are looking for a complete picture of you and your idea."
>    Apply: https://www.shuttleworthfoundation.org/application-form/
>    - *National Endowment for Democracy (NED) - Reagan-Fascell Fellowship 
>    Program*
>    *Deadline: November 1, 2016*
>    "The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program hosts democratic 
>    activists, scholars, and journalists for five-month fellowships, bringing 
>    fresh insights and perspectives to Washington, DC. The fellowship offers an 
>    important opportunity to explore new ideas in a comparative context, 
>    undertake individual research, and share best practices with one another."
>    Apply: 
>    http://www.ned.org/fellowships/reagan-fascell-democracy-fellows-program/applying-for-a-fellowship/
>    - 
> *Mozilla Open Source Support (MOSS) Deadline: November 30, 2016 "*The 
>    Mozilla Open Source Support program is designed to recognize and celebrate 
>    communities who are leading the way with open source projects that 
>    contribute to our work and the health of the Web. It encompasses a “give 
>    back” element for Open Source and Free Software projects that Mozilla 
>    relies on (the "Foundational Technology" track), a “give forward” element 
>    for supporting other projects whose goals are in alignment with ours (the 
>    "Mission Partners" track), and an element for improving the security of the 
>    open source ecosystem (the "Secure Open Source" track)."
>    More information: https://wiki.mozilla.org/MOSS#Program_Overview
>    Apply: https://docs.google.com/a/opentechfund.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe9a9h4afnJnDp3rRRHB4i1Xnb3otzfaQrb9uXVeoeXlB3NSg/viewform
> ---------
> In addition to the open application windows listed above, you can always 
> check our compiled list of alternative sources of support:
> https://www.opentech.fund/apply/alternative-sources-support
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