Wireless for good. We leverage Vodafone’s knowledge and experience to foster new technologies to address critical issues around the world. In addition to making community grants we do the following:
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Finalists Named for Sixth Annual Wireless Innovation Project™ Competition
The Vodafone Americas Foundation today announced that finalists have been selected for its sixth annual Wireless Innovation Project Competition™ (WIP). Since its inception in 2009, WIP has provided funding for a range of outstanding mobile and wireless technology innovations, awarding more than $2 million to universities, not‐for‐profit and non-governmental organizations. WIP offers applicants the opportunity to win a total prize fund of $600,000 for innovative mobile solutions that have potential to solve critical global issues. All finalists were recognized at a reception held in Redwood City on Tuesday, April 1.. more
Code for America Shows How Empathy and Technology Can Improve Government
Technology is definitely key in CfA’s work helping government become more engaging, user-friendly and effective, but I believe that there’s also a secret sauce that makes it work—empathy. more
New Apps Aim to Help Victims of Domestic Violence
Vodafone Americas Foundation supports mobile projects that help many communities, including technology that assists domestic violence victims and their service providers. more
Wireless Innovation Project application period has closed
Thanks to all applicants who are innovating with wireless-related technology to address critical social issues around the world. We look forward to announcing Project finalists and winners this spring!
VAF. The Power Of Youth: Using The Tech Startup Mentality To Solve Healthcare Challenges.
Health for America—a Vodafone Americas Foundation partner—sparks youth. more
Mobile “Leapfrog Technology” is Aiding Disaster Relief
Mobile technology’s advances are part of what Fay Arjomandi, Vodafone Americas Foundation Chair, calls an “ecosystem tsunami” of change that has helped transform the world. more