The Seed Alliance’s Funding
The Seed Alliance’s work from 2012 – 2015 was made possible by the generous contributions from the IDRC (AU$ 1.2 million), and by Sida (AU$ 1.6 million). In addition, each of the RIRs contributes significantly to the program is acts as secretariat for. The three RIRs also partner with local sponsors.
Contributions from the RIRs
From October 2012 to July 2015, the RIRs contributed:
- AFRINIC’s total cash contribution will be updated after the IGF 2015 as expenses associated with the travel and cash prizes will then be completed, plus full salary and benefits for the FIRE coordinator of US$ 52,000 for the duration of the grant.
- APNIC’s total cash contribution to support the ISIF Asia Grants and Awards pool was AU$ 300,000, plus salary and benefits for program coordinator of AU$ 227,861.36 for the duration of the grant.
- LACNIC’s total cash contribution was US$ 56,403 to the Grants and Awards pool, plus full salary and benefits for the FRIDA coordinator of US$ 97,452 for the duration of the grant.
The DECI-2 project contributed CA$ 45,000 towards the Evaluation and Research Communications mentoring for FIRE Africa and ISIF Asia. From October 2012 to July 2015, the following regional sponsor contributions were received:
- FIRE Africa:
- Nii Quaynor (US$ 15,000)
- Kilnam Chon (US$ 1,012)
- Team Cymru (US$ 5,000)
- Internet Society for a total of US$ 150,000, for US$ 50,000 per year (2012, 2013 and 2014)
- ISIF Asia: