The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation is inviting grant proposals

Imewekwa:Sep 23 , 2019

The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation is inviting grant proposals for the following Grand Challenges initiatives:
Grand Challenges: Voices for Economic Opportunity seeks to elevate new and diverse voices that can help broaden the conversation about the issues underlying economic mobility in the United States and generate deeper awareness and actionable understanding. Application is open to U.S.-based investigators. Initial grants of USD $100,000 will be awarded, and applications are only two pages, with no preliminary data required. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any type of organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies. Application deadline is Wednesday, November 13, 2019 11:30 am PST.

The Grand Challenges initiative has awarded grants to 180 investigators in 30 countries, targeting 30 key challenges in global health and development to date.

Grand Challenges Explorations: Innovations for Improving the Impact of Health Campaigns seeks innovative solutions that accelerate the improvement of coverage, reach, efficiency, and effectiveness of campaign-based delivery of health interventions. Initial grants of USD $100,000 will be awarded, and applications are only two pages, with no preliminary data required. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any type of organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies. Application deadline is Wednesday, November 13, 2019 11:30 am PST.

The Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) initiative has awarded grants to 1485 investigators in 71 countries, targeting a diverse set of global health and development challenges.

In addition, we highlight a request for proposals from our partners:
Opening Influenza Research, a partnership between the Flu Lab, the Center for Open Science, and PLoS, seeks to promote the availability of negative results, null results, and replications of important findings. Application deadline is November 30, 2019.

The Flu Lab partnered with the Gates foundation on Ending the Pandemic Threat: A Grand Challenge for Universal Influenza Vaccine Development, which was launched in 2018 and has awarded seven grants to date.

We invite you to read summaries of the grants funded to date across the Grand Challenges family of initiatives and to explore an interactive world map of projects across the global Grand Challenges funding partner network. We look forward to receiving innovative ideas from around the world. If you have a great idea, please apply. If you know someone else who has a great idea, please forward this message.
Visit website: https://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/