Please note that concept notes must be submitted via the OTF website no later than 23:59 (11:59PM) GMT on the deadline date listed at the top of this page in order to be considered for that round. Please review the Internet Freedom Fund's General Guidelines for additional information about this application.
Describe the problem that exists. What change is needed? How will your project contribute to solving this problem?
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Briefly list key milestones and activities you will carry out.
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Provide links to project websites (yours or others in the community), software repositories, or articles. What gaps does your project address? Does your project build on these projects? If so, how? Is there opportunity for collaboration?
Tell us about the people who will use this project. How is it relevant to them? How will they benefit?
Where are your intended users located?
Who is the project contact? Feel free to use a pseudonym.
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This is not meant to be the size of your organization, but to understand how many people you expect to be working on the project you are proposing.
What are your relevant past experiences? What expertise do you bring to the project?
This estimate may be revised if a full proposal is requested.
These figures are an estimate, and can be revised if a full proposal is requested.
What percentage of the budget will be spent on staff?
What percentage of the budget will be spent on contractors?
What percentage of the budget will be spent on travel?
What percentage of the budget will be spent on another category?
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