2016 FRIDA Awards

Acknowledging technological solutions to development problems in the region

Welcome to the application platform for the 2016 FRIDA Awards!

The FRIDA Awards seek to acknowledge innovative initiatives and practices in Latin America and the Caribbean that have made concrete contributions through the use of information and communications technologies and have had a proven impact on the region's social and economic development.

Two winners will be selected through this 2016 call for projects. Each winning organization will receive USD 5,000 plus full travel and accommodation to attend the awards ceremony, which will be held in Mexico during the 2016 Internet Governance Forum.

To apply, click on the button "Join" above. To learn more about the application requirements, go to the Awards section on FRIDA's website and read the frequently asked questions.

If you have any questions, please contact the officer in charge of the program at frida@lacnic.net.

Thanks for submitting your project!

Proposals will be accepted until 23:59hs Uruguay time (UTC-3).

About FRIDA and the 2016 Call for Proposals

FRIDA is the Regional Fund for Digital Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean. As part of its 2016 call for proposals, the program is also receiving proposals for the FRIDA Grants and FRIDA Scale-ups. Check them out! 

IMPORTANT: When you submit your proposal, a public profile will be generated for your project and you will see a pop-up confirming that the proposal was received. If a public profile is not generated or if you do not see the confirmation message, contact the program staff at frida@lacnic.net



Cierre de postulación temprana

Ends Apr 13, 2016
23:59:59 America/Santiago


Cierre final de postulaciones

Ends May 13, 2016
23:59:59 America/Santiago

Anuncio de ganadores

Ends Jun 15, 2016
23:59:59 America/Santiago

Screening y conformidad con requisitos

Ends May 18, 2016
23:59:59 America/Santiago


Ends May 27, 2016
23:59:59 America/Santiago

Evaluación en profundidad

Ends Jun 11, 2016
23:59:59 America/Santiago