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Microsoft: AI for Accessibility grants program now Open



About the Opportunity:

Empower your work through grants, investments of technology, and expertise.

  • AI for Accessibility grants support projects that use AI to empower people living with disabilities. They are looking for individuals or teams who are not only passionate about making the world more inclusive, but also firmly rooted in the communities they intend to benefit. They want to invest in ideas that are developed by or with people with disabilities.

  • Applications are evaluated on their scientific merit, innovative use of AI technology, and potential for scalability.



Benefits of the Opportunity:

Over a 12-month period, you will be part of a vibrant community of grantees. You will receive support to accelerate and drive impact for your AI for Accessibility grant project.




Eligibility Criteria:

They invite applications from developers, NGO’s, academics, researchers, and inventors to accelerate their work for people with disabilities. This is a global program: Grant applications from all countries are eligible.

  • If you are worried about not meeting all requirements, please connect to someone in your community who can support you and partner on an application.

  • please click on the link below to download requirements document:

https://aka.ms/ai4aproposalrequirements





Application Deadline:

  • Award round focus: Mental Health, deadline August 12, 2022

  • Award round focus: Low-Cost Assistive Technology, deadline November 1, 2022


To Apply, please click:

http://aka.ms/grant



For more Information, please click:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/ai/ai-for-accessibility-grants



Contact Details:

email: ai4aques@microsoft.com



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