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Call for Appplications: Grand Challenges Explorations Round 12
Proposals will be accepted until November 12, 2013 for projects focusing on 5 global health and development topics.
Show Us a Great Idea, We’ll Show You $100,000
$100,000 Grants Available for New Ideas to: Encourage The World’s Poorest People to Seek Health Care, Develop a New Condom, and Reduce Diarrhea, One of the Biggest Killers of Children on the Planet
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is accepting applications for the latest of its Grand Challenges Explorations initiative, a ground-breaking grant program encouraging bold approaches aimed at improving the lives of the world’s poorest people. The simple, online, two-page application is open to creative thinkers from any discipline or any organization.
Grand Challenges Explorations encourages proposals from individuals or groups with anything to offer, from anywhere in the world, and seeks to uncover cross-discipline approaches. Since its launch in 2008, the program has funded more than 850 grants in 50 countries.
To learn more about the topics in this round, visit www.grandchallenges.org. Proposals are being accepted through November 12, 2013.
The Gates Foundation and an independent group of reviewers selects the most promising proposals, and grants will be awarded within approximately four months from the proposal submission deadline. Initial grants are $100,000 each. Projects demonstrating potential will have the opportunity to receive additional funding up to $1 million.