Date: 15/08/2021
King Abdullah II Fund for Development launches a funding window to support Digital Game Developers.

As part of KAFD's efforts in helping Jordanian youth in developing their ideas and teaching them the basics of designing and producing Digital Games, through the Jordan Gaming Lab, KAFD launches a funding window to support Digital Game Developers.

The idea of the funding window is based on building youth capacities, enhancing their competence and production capabilities in the Digital Gaming Industry field, as well as, increase awareness on the importance of this industry among the young generation, in addition, Financial and logistical support is provided for independent developers and start-up companies in Jordan, where the window provides financial support with a maximum of 5,000 JDs for independent Game Developers, and a maximum of 10,000 JDs for start-up companies.

Enlightening the minds of creative Jordanian youth and giving them the opportunity to move forward with their ideas is the goal, so eventually converting them into productive projects that provide direct and indirect job opportunities.

interested individuals or start-up companies who are looking for opportunities to support their digital projects can apply to the window, within the application criteria, through https:// from June 24 to July 15.

It is noteworthy that, in 2011, The Jordan Gaming Lab was established on the initiative of His Majesty King Abdullah II and was specifically designed to meet the needs of developers and companies in designing and programming Digital Games, to serve as an incubator for their projects and to enlighten the minds of the creative Jordanian youth,
In addition, supporting the Digital Gaming Industry sector, which is considered one of the most promising sectors in Jordan, therefor, seven laboratories equipped with the latest technologies have been established in the following areas: Amman, Irbid, Aqaba, Maan (Al-Hussein Bin Talal University), Zarqa, Karak (Creativity Club and Mutah University), plus, a Jordan Gaming lab Bus to reach all the areas in the kingdom, through which (26,183) direct and indirect opportunities were provided to the beneficiaries of the activities and courses that were organized.