ISIF Asia provides small grants, awards, mentoring and capacity building to help advance local and regional projects aimed introducing, improving, and applying Internet technology for the benefit of Asia-Pacific users and communities. Go to http://www.isif.asia for more information about ISIF Asia.
The Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) Foundation
APNIC Foundation acts as the ISIF Asia secretariat, hosts the administrative functions and technical infrastructure for the fund, and continue as a contributing partner in the grants fund. APNIC (Asia Pacific Network Information Centre) Foundation is an open, membership-based, not-for-profit organization. It is one of five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) charged with ensuring the fair distribution and responsible management of IP addresses and related resources. These resources are required for the stable and reliable operation of the global Internet. As part of this service, the APNIC Foundation Secretariat is responsible for maintaining the public APNIC Whois Database and managing reverse DNS zone delegations. APNIC Foundation is also actively involved in the development of Internet infrastructure throughout the region. This includes providing training and education services, supporting technical activities such as root server deployments, and collaborating with other regional and international organizations.