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Grand Challenges Explorations

Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on September 30, 2019 in Research Funding

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges Explorations program is seeking innovative global health and development solutions. Proposals are now being accepted for its latest application round.

Initial grants will be US $100,000 each, and projects showing promise will have the opportunity to receive additional funding of up to US $1 million.

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.

A link to the call is provided here.

Any Dalhousie faculty member interested in this opportunity is asked to contact the Manager of Institutional Programs ( for more information and support in preparing an application.

Internal Deadline: November 6, 2019 at 4:30pm

Funder Deadline: November 13, 2019 at 11:30am PST