Grant Opportunities

The Grand Challenges family of initiatives fosters innovation to solve key health and development problems. See below for Grand Challenges and related grant opportunities.

GC Africa

Grand Challenges Africa - Innovation Seed Grants

Initiative: Grand Challenges Africa

Applications Open: 
November 17, 2016 to February 17, 2017
Description: 

The Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA), an initiative of the African Academy of Sciences and the the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD), in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched two requests for proposals for Grand Challenges Africa - Innovation Seed Grants. These requests seek: 1) solutions and strategies to reduce maternal, neonatal and child deaths in Africa, and 2) creative communication approaches to inspire African governments to fund research and development.

Alan Magill

Alan J. Magill Fellowship

Initiative: Alan J. Magill Fellowship

Applications Open: 
November 14, 2016 to February 1, 2017
Description: 

The American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH) in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched the Alan J. Magill Fellowship, which is open to low/low-middle income country ASTMH members and focuses on leadership development in tropical medicine.