Open Infrastructure Fund Grant Recipients Announced

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On January 16, Invest in Open Infrastructure (IOI) announced the eight recipients of grant funding from the Open Infrastructure Fund. The eight teams of grantees based in countries including Argentina, Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria, Chile, Saudi Arabia, India, and Uruguay were selected from a pool of nearly 200 applications from over 50 countries across the world.  

The Open Infrastructure Fund was designed to provide funding of between $5,000 and $25,000 USD to projects that support the development of open research infrastructure services, with the aim of strengthening sustainability and resilience and increasing the adoption of open infrastructure that underpins research and knowledge creation globally. The Fund sought applications from open infrastructure practitioners who are working on projects related to capacity building, governance, and critical shared infrastructure.

The full text of the announcement and descriptions of the funded projects is available here