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AWS Imagine Grant Program

Grants and In-Kind Grants to USA Nonprofits
for Technology-Driven Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Deadline Date:

09/15/19 11:59 PM EST

Description:

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Grants and in-kind support to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that use technology to address the world's most critical challenges. Funding is intended to support nonprofits that work toward technology-driven goals and to empower nonprofits to prioritize the utilization of technology as a mission-critical component of their projects. Consideration will be given for proposals for strategic technology planning, proofs of concept, pilot projects, or existing programs that utilize technology in a new or expanded way. All mission and cause areas are welcome.

AWS will judge proposals based on factors that include:
-Innovative and unique nature of the project;
-Impact on mission-critical goals;
-Clearly defined outcomes;
-Succinctly defined milestones;
-Detailing and applicability of AWS services within the project scope;
-Viability of proposed sustainability plan;
-Comprehensiveness of applicant’s proposal and information requested;
-Submission of proposal in correct six-pager format and within the deadline.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184396

Estimated Size of Grant:

Organizations selected for the 2019 AWS Imagine Grant may receive the following sources:
-Up to $100,000 USD of unrestricted financial support;
-Up to $100,000 USD in AWS Promotional Credits;
-Project kickoff workshop and implementation support from AWS technical specialist(s);
-Up to 5 AWS Training Services Vouchers;
-An opportunity for AWS marketing support.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations with 501(c) status and located in the U.S. are eligible to apply. Organizations with annual operating budgets of any size are eligible to apply for this program.

Pre-Application Information:

All proposals for the 2019 AWS Imagine Grant should be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on September 15, 2019. The proposal submission portal will open on August 1, 2019.

Timeline:
-Announcement of Grant Opportunity: June 15, 2019
-Applications Accepted: September 1, 2019 - September 15, 2019
-Notification of Awards: November 15-30, 2019
-Awards Distributed: December 2019

Training information: https://aws.amazon.com/training/training-agreement/

Promotional credits: https://aws.amazon.com/awscredits/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To register and request information: https://pages.awscloud.com/awsimaginegrant_information.html

Questions can be emailed to: awsimaginegrant@amazon.com.

For technical questions, please email: npofficehours@amazon.com.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming