The Internet Society Foundation exists to support the positive difference the Internet can make to people everywhere. It promotes the development of the Internet as a global technical infrastucture, a resource to enrich people's lives, and a force for good in society.
Supporting inspirational work by people who believe in the power of the Internet.
Beyond the Net Medium and Large Grants support innovative projects from Internet Society Chapters and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) seeking to improve the quality of people’s lives by providing meaningful access to an open, trusted, and global Internet.
The Beyond the Net Small Grant Programme provides Internet Society Chapters with funding for small-scale projects that support Chapter or other community-level activities and initiatives that advance the Internet.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) – more commonly known as drones – can be a powerful tool to speed up the post-disaster assessment process.
When providing reliable broadband networks in rural areas is not sustainable for commercial operators, the Community Network model can provide an individual-centered Internet, deployed and operated by citizens to meet their own communication needs.