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Gates Foundation Announced Grants Recipients

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced the latest Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) grant recipients. 28 Projects in 11 countries received an initial grant of USD 100,000.

Grand Challenges Explorations is an initiative where initial grants are for USD 100,000 and successful projects are eligible to receive follow-on funding of up to USD 1 million. Proposals are solicited twice a year for an expanding set of global health and development topics. Applications are only two pages, and no preliminary data is required. Applicants can be at any experience level in any discipline and from any organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies.

We invite you to read our latest GCE blog and summaries of the GCE grants funded to date (over 1300 grants in 65 countries) and to check out the interactive world map of investments across the global Grand Challenges funding partner network.

We will begin accepting applications for the next round of GCE in September 2017.

In addition, Grand Challenges Canada has an open grant opportunity at this time:

Grand Challenges Canada: Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health seeks bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that could transform how persistent challenges in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health are addressed in low- and middle-income countries. Successful proposals will be awarded seed grants of up to USD 100,000 CAD over a maximum of 12 to 18 months.

Application deadline: August 3, 2017, at 3:00 PM EDT. For more information visit the website here.

Congratulations to the GCE grant recipients and thank you for your commitment to solving the worlds greatest health and development challenges!

The Grand Challenges Team


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