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Internet for Good: Introducing the Internet Society Foundation

22 November 2019

How can the Internet’s role as a force for good be magnified throughout the world? The newly-launched Internet Society Foundation has a plan. We fund initiatives that use the Internet to make a difference in communities and transform lives for the better in areas including education, health care and economic growth – and we support projects that ensure the Internet remains a catalyst for the open, inclusive, and dynamic world in which we live.

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New Interactive Map Shows Tech Youth Initiatives Around the World

22 July 2019

In Kenya, the Marsabit County Biashara Center offers training on digital literacy to young people and incubates youth-led tech businesses. In Afghanistan, Incredible IoT hopes to solve local problems through the development of IoT solutions. And in Paraguay, Girls Code offers workshops to young women on programming, electronics, and robotics – as well as support…

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Internet Society Appoints Sarah Armstrong as Executive Director of the Internet Society Foundation

1 July 2019

Sarah Armstrong appointed as Executive Director of the Internet Society Foundation.

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Want to Make a Difference in Your Community? Apply for a Beyond the Net Medium or Large Grant

5 June 2019

Applications are now open for the 2019 Beyond the Net Medium and Large Grants. All Internet Society Chapters and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) in good standing are eligible to apply. For more than a decade, Beyond the Net Medium and Large Grants and the former Community Grants Programme have played a major role in empowering people…

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Palestine Chapter Project for Schoolgirls Honored as WSIS Prizes 2019 Champion

9 April 2019

The Internet Society Palestine Chapter project “Online Sexual Harassment-and-Blackmail Awareness for Palestinian Schoolgirls (iSHA)” has been selected as a World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes 2019 Champion for the Category “Building confidence and security in use of ICTs”. On Tuesday 9 April, the project was honored by the United Nations International Telecommunication Union…

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Apply now for Beyond the Net Small Grants for 2019

17 February 2019

The Internet Society Foundation is delighted to announce the call for applications for the Beyond the Net Small Grant Programme 2019! For nearly a decade, the Beyond the Net Small Grant Programme and the former Chapter Events Funding Programme have played a major role in the development of the Internet Society Chapter and Special Interest…

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