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.

Round 19 - Daignostics

Innovations for Integrated Diagnostics Systems (Round 20)

Initiative: Grand Challenges Explorations

Applications Open: 
September 6, 2017 to November 8, 2017
Adolescent Maternal Health

Healthy Minds for Adolescent Mothers: Achieving Healthy Outcomes for the Family (Round 20)

Initiative: Grand Challenges Explorations

Applications Open: 
September 6, 2017 to November 8, 2017

Novel Approaches for Improving Timeliness of Routine Immunization Birthdose and Healthcare Worker Skill in Low-Resource Settings (Round 20)

Initiative: Grand Challenges Explorations

Applications Open: 
September 6, 2017 to November 8, 2017
Saving Brains

Saving Brains (Round 6)

Applications Open: 
July 28, 2017 to October 11, 2017
Description: 

With the ultimate goal of increasing human capital and tackling existing inequalities, Grand Challenges Canada has launched a new funding opportunity open to applicants in low- and middle-income countries and Canada. This challenge seeks bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that protect and nurture early brain development in a sustainable manner. Funding is open to innovative solutions that address the risk factors facing children living in adversity by promoting health and nutrition, providing enrichment and nurturing, and/or protecting against maltreatment.