Hackathons for SA: Digital Solutions for Real-World Challenges

The U. S. Embassy in South Africa announces an open competition for organizations interested in implementing a series of four hackathons (two in Cape Town and two in Johannesburg) over a one-year period to:
• Build technical, problem-solving, creative thinking, and collaborative skills among

emerging software developers to strengthen their employability and help drive economic growth; • Create innovative digital solutions to key social, environmental, health, and economic challenges; • Strengthen people-to-people ties between the United States and South Africa through exchanges of information, experiences, and expertise.

Please follow the instructions in the full notice.

Please disregard the note on the forms page, “If you are applying for a grant, please complete and submit your application using Grants.gov Workspace.” Applications should be emailed to PretoriaGrants@state.gov.

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Public Diplomacy Programs

Department of State

Agency: Department of State

Office: U.S. Mission to South Africa

Estimated Funding: $70,000

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants include domestic public or private and non-profit entities including state and local governments, Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American), faith-based organizations, community based organizations, and institutions of higher education

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