We care about the safety and well-being of Internet users. Not only the virtual ones, but also the real ones. However, they are currently under threat in a way that challenges us all. We take this situation responsibly and therefore we extend the deadline for the current call for large projects until 31st May 2020.
Many activities that we did exclusively in the real world have moved into the virtual one because of emergency state of our country, because that is the only option.
ICT-based learning is now a must, e-shops are in great demand and from everywhere we register calls for services over the Internet rather than in person. Especially parents with small children are exposed to high pressure.
Therefore, in the extended deadline of the SK-NIC Fund call, we see space for releasing this pressure and also for the possible emergence of unforeseen projects related to the situation regarding coronavirus. It would be a pity not to obtain money just because you had to replace the learning process at home.
The support mechanism remains unchanged. 150,000 EUR is earmarked from the Fund for the current call, while the succesfull projects will be allocated support in the range of 10,000 EUR to 30,000 EUR. Topics for the current call, wording of the call and other instructions can be found on our website (this part is only in Slovak language). For more information, you can also watch the video (English subtitles included).
If you have a good idea, do not hesitate to apply – you can send applications electronically via the online form at darca.sk. (However, only citizens of the Slovak Republic can apply).
All necessary information can be found on the SK-NIC Fund website and also at the Pontis Foundation website (both Slovak only), which is again entrusted with the process of collecting applications and evaluating projects.
Already now we are looking forward to your ideas and their contribution to the development of our even more important virtual Slovakia!