The International Collaboration Fund (ICF) is a grant program transforming how global development is done. The ICF funds innovative partnerships within the Posner Center community, leveraging the power of collaboration for greater impact.
Arrow Innovation in Technology Award
The Posner Center for International Development is pleased to partner with Arrow Electronics to create the Arrow Innovation in Technology Award. This award will fund one $20,000 project grant for innovation in technology. The selected project will embody the spirit of innovation in technology to benefit humanity. This initiative must employ technology in creative ways to directly support communities around the globe.
We are seeking innovative, impactful proposals led by a Tenant or Member organization of the Posner Center. Note that your partnership may be with a company or organization from outside of the Posner Center network.
For additional details, including eligibility, priority countries and more, please see the full Request for Proposals here. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2019.
The Posner network of more than 150 organizations is diverse in its approach, geography, and reach in creating solutions to global poverty. The breadth of the network, combined with the Posner Center’s intentional capacity-building programming and shared resources, generates many possibilities for learning and partnership. Launched in 2015, the ICF catalyzes these connections, funding collaborative partnerships with the potential for measurable impact around the globe.
In the first four years, the ICF has provided more than $230,000 in funding to 25 projects in 12 countries worldwide. More than 40 Posner Center Tenant and Member organizations have partnered on an ICF project.
View a full list of funded projects by year:
Current ICF Supporters
The International Collaboration Fund is made possible by our generous supporters. 2019 supporters include: Arrow Electronics, Beyond Our Borders, CoBank, Green Fund, Harvey Family Foundation, and PB and K Family Foundation.
Want to support collaboration for impact?
The Posner Center is working to radically grow the International Collaboration Fund for increased impact around the globe. We’re looking for new individual, foundation, and corporate partners to join us in our work to create measurable impact. Email us at to learn more about the program and how you can effect change.