The Access Innovation Prize 2012 for best actionable ideas in ICT and Human Rights

Deadline- August 30,  2012

All Countries

The Access Innovation Prize is a new initiative that will award 5 lots of US$20,000 to individuals, organizations or networks that have the best actionable ideas of how to use information technology to promote and enable human rights or deliver a social good outcome. A total of $100,000 will be granted in 2012.

They are looking for communication technology initiatives from across the world, in all languages and addressing the issues that are important to you and your community. The Access Innovation Prize is designed to discover and reward ideas that demonstrate unique promise, opportunity and possibility. Applicant can submit a near to complete project, improve an existing tool or create something totally new.

The five categories-

  • Blackout Resilience
  • Making Crypto Easy
  • The Bounty
  • Golden Jellybean
  • Access Facebook Award

The Award

The winners will be awarded $20,000 each and acknowledged publicly by as Access Innovation Prize 2012 winners. There will also be opportunities for ongoing collaboration and integration with Access.

For more information, visit this link


  1. Faaruk Salifu says:

    Your initiative is a great one to say the least. We at Information Technology Foundation of Ghana look forward to partner with you for a collaborative effort in achieving our ultimate goal in the field of girl child Education as we seek to bring ICT Education to the door step of urban and rural poor school girls in Northern Ghana where there is the presence of anti-girl child socio-cultural practices.

  2. Sidharth prasad says: