AI-ming High: Grant Opportunities for Shaping the Future 🧠🌍

Are you passionate about harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to address critical challenges? Here are two exciting opportunities to make a significant impact:

Science for Africa Foundation: Catalysing Equitable AI Use to Improve Global Health

The rise of AI is not just a global phenomenon; it is unlocking the potential to revolutionize healthcare. As AI technology continues to evolve, it is crucial to empower low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to contribute to creating AI solutions. Therefore, an incredible funding opportunity has emerged, calling upon AI researchers on African soil to contribute to the creation of AI-driven healthcare solutions.

The goal is to provide funding for strategies employing Large Language Models (LLMs), such as ChatGPT-4, to advance global public health. In particular, this initiative aims to champion AI solutions that are not only community-driven but also locally owned, ensuring that they are not just relevant to but also embraced by the communities they aim to support.

📅 Key Details:

  • Application Announcement | 9 October 2023
  • Proposal Submission Deadline | 7 November 2023
  • Funding Level | up to USD $100,000.00, for each project, provided to the organization, with a term of up to 12 months

To apply and for further details, please visit the official website.

The Catalyst Grant: Use of AI to Further Research

The Catalyst Grant stands as a beacon for innovation in the field of software tools and technologies. It is an international initiative aiming towards advancing research and instigating meaningful change. This year, the spotlight is on AI-based language technologies geared to better, open, collaborative, and inclusive research.

📅 Key Details:

  • Application Announcement | 2 October 2023
  • Proposal Submission Deadline | 6 November 2023
  • Funding Level | an award of up to GBP £25,000

To apply and for further details, please visit the official website.

🚀 Seize these opportunities to shape the future with AI and contribute to meaningful, innovative research!