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.

Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge

Initiative: Grand Challenges for Development

Applications Open: 
May 21, 2019 to July 16, 2019

The U.S. Agency for International Development, the UK Department for International Development, the Government of the Netherlands, and Grand Challenges Canada are partnering on Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge. Our goal is to find and accelerate life-saving or life-improving innovations to help the most vulnerable and hardest-to-reach people impacted by humanitarian crises caused by conflict. Funding is worth $250,000 for seed innovations, and up to $1,000,000 for Transition- to-Scale innovations. The areas of focus include safe water and sanitation, energy, life-saving information, and health supplies and services.