Apply For Civic Hive 2022 Innovation Fellowship for Early-Stage Civic Innovators

The Civic Hive 2022 Innovation Fellowship is a 20-week bootcamp and implementation program for early-stage civic entrepreneurs with tech-enabled social-problem-solving solutions.

The goal of the incubation program is to attract additional players into the civic tech space. Under the fellowship program, the Civic Hive project aims to develop a new generation of civic tech leaders who will transform governance. A call for applications for creative civic ideas and solutions will be issued by Civic Hive. Successful applicants will go through a series of financial, business, website, and social media management training sessions. The fellowship program will continue throughout the project in order to develop 12 new innovative and creative civic solutions.

About Civichive

Civichive was founded in the year 2000. Civichive was founded in 2017 as the BudgIT innovation center with the goal of creating an innovative virtual and physical place for partnerships and raising civic tech leaders/solutions in Nigeria. It was also established to strengthen the capabilities of existing NGOs and media groups, allowing it to have a significant impact in the Nigerian area.

In Nigeria, Civichive has helped over 70 groups and fostered 12 civic start-ups. Civic Hive has continued to help existing and emerging organizations in their efforts to promote solutions that connect citizens to government, improve institutional efficiency, and boost citizens’ awareness of social concerns in their communities. Civic is a creative civic tech group that exists as an outgrowth of BudgIT, with the goal of retelling the Nigerian budget and public data in more detail across all literacy levels.

Goals and Benefits

  • Fellows will be paid a monthly salary of N200,000 and given office space for the duration of the fellowship.
  • The fellows will be given a platform to present their work, allowing them to meet with potential donors and mentors through BudgIT’s network.

Fellowship Qualification Requirements

  • Open to early-stage civic innovators with tech-enabled social-problem-solving concepts.
  • They look for solutions in theme sectors that promote transparency, accountability, and civic involvement.
  • They will accept various levels of ideas, regardless of scale – local or hyperlocal – and they will be receptive to the various uses of technology as a channel – radio, text, print, IoT, machine learning, artificial intelligence, or social media.

Interview Date, Process, and Location

They will also consider the influence of the ideas on people and public places, the ability of ideas to deliver value in the long run, and the participants’ unwavering spirit.

How to Apply

If you’re interested and qualified, please fill out the form below. To apply, go to Civichive.

Visit the Civichive website for additional information.

Source: Nyscinfo

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