Multiple calls: Grant opportunities from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Sponsor

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Program

Grand Challenges Explorations

For More Information

For additional information, please visit the program’s websites (www.grandchallenges.org) for:


Description

Grand Challenges Explorations is seeking innovative global health and development solutions and is now accepting proposals for its latest application round. 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. 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.

Proposals are being accepted online until November 11, 2015 for the following challenges:

Eligibility

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.

Funding Availability

It is anticipated that the Foundation will be funding approximately eighty awards each round although this number is dependent on the quality of proposals received.

Maximum Project Value

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.

Indirect Costs

0%

Project Duration

Phase I projects have a term of 18 months beginning on the project start date.

Special Notes

The review and evaluation of your application are not based on your past history or institutional capabilities. Describe your project without identifying personal or organizational information and do not refer to potential project partners by names or other identifying information. Proposals that do not adhere to these restrictions may be removed from consideration.

Deadlines

If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

TypeDateNotes
Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal, along with an OR-5 Form to research.services@uoguelph.ca

External Deadline

To sponsor: by 11:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time on November 11, 2015.

How to Apply

Pleaes review the detailed instructions available on the website.  Once applications have received institutional approval, researchers will submit them via the Grand Challenges online portal.

For Questions, please contact

GCEhelp@gatesfoundation.org 

Office of Research

Katie Meyer Beck, Director, Research Support Services
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x54059
kmeyerbe@uoguelph.ca

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