Microsoft grant opportunity for organizations focused on Humanitarian Action projects


Microsoft invites grant proposal submissions for AI for Humanitarian Action. Important highlights of the program:

  • The program is part of the Microsoft AI for Good   program, a $165 million initiative to help unlock the power of data and AI to address some of the biggest challenges facing society today.  
  • AI for Humanitarian Action provides funding for organizations developing AI solutions that address challenges in Human Rights, Needs of Women and Children, Disaster Response, and Refugees, and Displaced People.
  • The program will provide Funding, Data Science, and Azure support including up to 300 hours of engagement by data science experts to the selected grant applications. 
  • This grant application is for Institutions, NGOs, research, academic, and governmental organizations. 
  • Private sector organizations can also apply if a nonprofit/humanitarian partner is directly engaged in the proposed project. 
  • For this round of project proposals, applications will be accepted from across the world but they are particularly interested in projects located in Africa, consortium-based projects, or those that support digital skilling for women and children.   


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Deadline for submission of project proposals: May 31st, 2021


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