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African Union Civic Tech fund
African Union Civic Tech fund

The African Union Civic Tech Fund (AUCTF) is excited to announce the launch of its second round, inviting dynamic African initiatives to utilize technology for transformative action.

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If you’re passionate about fostering citizen-led change across Africa through innovative civic tech solutions, this call is for you.

Successful applicants have the chance to receive up to €15,000 in financial support to scale and accelerate their civic-tech projects. This presents a unique opportunity for local organizations and projects registered within African countries to create a tangible impact.

What is AUCTF 2.0?

AUCTF 2.0 is a 12-month initiative aimed at catalyzing and scaling innovative civic tech solutions across the African continent. It acknowledges the crucial role of technology in fostering meaningful citizen participation in governance spaces. By harnessing data and digital technologies, AUCTF seeks to address governance and development challenges while empowering Africa’s youth to shape the continent’s future.

Why Civic Tech Matters

Civic participation is fundamental to social change and democratic governance. AUCTF is looking for initiatives that leverage technology to promote civic engagement, transparency, and community-driven decision-making. By facilitating inclusive public participation, these initiatives strengthen democratic governance and foster a more equitable society.

Supporting Africa’s Transformation

AUCTF offers not only financial assistance but also technical support to amplify citizen voices. It prioritizes initiatives that align with Agenda 2063, Africa’s blueprint for inclusive and sustainable development. By supporting projects that contribute to this vision, AUCTF aims to position Africa as a global powerhouse of the future.

Application Process

Applications for the AUCTF grant close on May 12, 2024. Don’t miss this opportunity to scale up your initiative and make a lasting impact on Africa’s development journey. Join us in driving positive change through technology and citizen engagement.

Deadline: May 12, 2024