Grand Challenges Explorations

The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation and their partners are inviting grant proposals for the following Grand challenges for health initiatives.


Grand Challenges Explorations: Innovations for Improving the Impact of Health Campaigns seeks innovative solutions that accelerate the improvement of coverage, reach, efficiency, and effectiveness of campaign-based delivery of health interventions. Initial grants of USD $100,000 will be awarded, and applications are only two pages, with no preliminary data required. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any type of organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies. Application deadline is Wednesday, November 13, 2019 11:30 am PST.


In addition, there is a request for proposals from their partners:

Opening Influenza Research, a partnership between the Flu Lab, the Center for Open Science, and PLoS, seeks to promote the availability of negative results, null results, and replications of important findings. Application deadline is November 30, 2019.