Building a European initiative for a Human Internet creating an Internet that respects human and societal values, privacy, participation and diversity, and offers new functionalities to support people’s real needs and address global sustainability challenges.
The NGI is dedicated to this goal, and that of fostering a vibrant Open Internet movement that links research, policy, and society.
Funding Opportunities for Free Software
NGI0consortium led by NLnet provides two projects within the NGI initiative, each redistributing 5.6 million € to free software projects from 2018 to 2021, via bi-monthly calls; a single project can combine smaller grants from € 5 000 to € 50 000, totalling up to € 200 000. Topic calls include Search & Discovery and Privacy & Trust Enhancing Technologies. @how and @moritz act as Mentors in the
NGI0consortium for both projects, and can interact with you in English, French, German, and Spanish.
- The NGI initiative has other funding opportunities that may or may not require free software, in the form of open calls.
- Other lists of funding sources that may be of interest:
How to Apply to
It’s a very easy process to follow, and we encourage anyone, individual or as part of a formal group, to take a couple of hours and fill the forms to get a chance to receive funding. Across all funding opportunities,
NGI0 funding provably offers the best return on investment: it only takes a couple of hours to get ready and earn a chance to receive € 5 000 to € 50 000 of funding for your project.
You can ask for help writing or reviewing your application!