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.

Grant Programmes

Supporting inspirational work by people who believe in the power of the Internet.

Beyond the Net Small Grant Programme

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.

Tracing Journeys

The Beyond the Net Funding Programme supports innovative ideas that use the Internet to empower people and transform lives around the world.

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Today, we read about advancements in technology, including terraforming Mars – yet more than half of the world is still without a proper Internet connection.

Women are 27 times more likely to be victims of cyber violence than men, according to a 2015 report by the UN Broadband Commission.

Kyrgyzstan’s educational system, devastated by the post-Soviet shift in 1991 to a free market economy, continues to suffer from a severe shortage of qualified teachers and modern text books.