Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Grand Challenges Grant Opportunities

Posted: 9/27/2016 (Funding)

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and its funding partners in the Grand Challenges family of grant programs are inviting innovators to apply for the following grant opportunities.

Grand Challenges Explorations fosters early-stage discovery research to expand the pipeline of ideas for solving our greatest global health and development challenges. Launched in 2008 with an initial $100 million commitment from the foundation, Grand Challenges Explorations grants have already been awarded to more than 1200 researchers in more than 65 countries.

They are accepting applications on the following four topics until November 9, 2016:

  • Assess Family Planning Needs, Preferences and Behaviors to Inform Innovations in Contraceptive Technologies
  • Develop Novel Platforms to Accelerate Contraceptive Drug Discovery
  • Design New Solutions to Data Integration for Malaria Elimination
  • Accelerate Development of New Therapies for Childhood Cryptosporidium Infection

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Deadline: 11/09/2016