Updated Jul 03, 2019CLOSED

"Step Up!" AstraZeneca Young Health Global Grants Programme

“Step Up!” provides grants of up to US $10,000 to develop
health promotion ideas and projects to reduce risk
behaviours in young people, such as smoking tobacco,
misuse of alcohol, lack of physical exercise and poor diet
that can lead to non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
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CLOSEDJul 22, 2019Deadline
Up to $10,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 2: Research & Development, Stage 3: Proof of Concept and Stage 4: Transition to Scale
Implemented in:
RegionLow and Middle Income Countries
Focus AreasNon-communicable Diseases (Health)
Nutrition (Health)
Sexual and Reproductive Health (Health)
Air Quality (Environment)
We aim to:
Learn about what really works
Have a positive impact on the young peopleinvolved in the projects and the communitiesthat they serve
Increase investment in and understandingof health and wellbeing initiatives for youngpeople

And to generate:
Case studies and other evidence of promising approaches
Opportunities for future collaboration and investment

To achieve this we are seeking grant applicationsfor projects which:
Focus on health promotion and NCD prevention in young people
Are aimed at young people aged between 10 and 30
Have opportunities for youth involvement and leadership
Demonstrate innovation and can be scaled up
Are diverse

The fund is open to charitable and non-profitorganisations supporting youth-focused projects in thearea of health promotion or NCD prevention.

You can be an NGO, non profit, registered charity, oran organisation with a social mission that operateson a non-profit basis. Applications will be consideredfrom any organisation whose mission is exclusively
All successful applicants must complete a check toensure charitable purpose. We cannot complete thischeck unless we have a signed, scanned copy of the
documents we request.

Funding support cannot be given to:
Organisations that:
Discriminate on the basis of religious or political belief
Promote political or religious viewpoints to their beneficiaries
Use the funds to make grants or donations to other organisations or individuals
Are unable to supply bank details or report back on outcomes
Are non-charitable
Initiatives already funded through the AstraZeneca Young Health Programme
Projects that provide treatment or pay for medicines
Projects that benefit AstraZeneca’s commercial business
Applications for over US $10,000
Organisations applying for funding for more than one year
Funding for past projects

Application And Awards Process

The online application form is here. You will be asked to register using your email address and a password.


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