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  The African Union Civic Tech Fund (AUCTF) 2.0 is now accepting applications, calling upon dynamic African initiatives to propel and amplify their innovative civic tech solutions. For those harnessing technology’s potential to steer citizen-led transformative actions across the African continent, this opportunity beckons.
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Grants of up to €15,000 await successful recipients, empowering them to scale and expedite their civic-tech projects and endeavours. To qualify for funding, initiatives must align with the African Union’s Agenda 2063, the continent’s blueprint for inclusive and sustainable development. This call extends to local organizations and projects operating within African countries.


Financial Support: Grants of up to €15,000 will be awarded through various rounds, focusing on specific geographic and thematic areas. Recipients of the African Union Civic Tech Fund can utilize it to expand and enhance existing initiatives.
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Capacity Building: The Fund offers a tailored capacity support program to meet the unique needs of selected initiatives. Technical assistance, including workshops facilitated by experienced technologists and data scientists, operational guidance, masterclasses, and mentorship sessions, will be provided.


  • African Organizations: Applicants must be organizations or initiatives registered or domiciled in any African Union Member State.
  • Tech-driven Projects: Projects must be dedicated to leveraging digital technology for civic engagement, transparency, and community-driven development.
  • Inclusivity: Initiatives should be led by and address the challenges faced by African women, youth, and marginalized groups.

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  • Completed Application Form
  • Company Registration Document (or that of a registered partner organization)
  • Most Recent Organizational Report (or proof of activity in the last year)
  • Budget and Financial Management Structure
  • Sustainability Strategy
  • Signed Letter of Recommendation
Applications are open until May 12, 2024. Apply HERE.
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This article was first published on 4th May 2024 and updated on May 5th, 2024 at 6:51 pm


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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