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 infrastructure, a resource to enrich people's lives, and a force for good in society.

Funding areas

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

Emergency Response Grant Program: COVID-19

Our Emergency Response Program will provide funding to organizations working on projects that utilize the Internet to improve lives during or in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Beyond the Net Large Grant Program

Beyond the Net Large Grants support innovative projects from Internet Society Chapters seeking to improve the quality of people’s lives by providing meaningful access to an open, trusted, and global Internet.

Tracing Journeys

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

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Report Reveals Safety Risks to Students in Technology Used by U.S. Educational Institutions: “Children are among the most vulnerable citizens”

Ensuring the safety and privacy of children and families is…

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Making the Internet More Inclusive for Non-English Users: An Interview with Pollicy, a Research Program Grantee

In a world where a few dominant languages often overshadow…

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An Internet for everyone: empowering persons with disabilities through accessibility

Although website accessibility was a core principle in the use and development of the Internet, most websites are far from being accessible to everyone. In response, the project “Enhancing the barrier-free Internet through blind people empowerment”, aims to address this issue.