Updated Sep 14, 2018

Grand Challenges Explorations  FUNDING INITIATIVE

http://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/announcement/grand-challenges-explorations-announced

About Grand Challenges Explorations

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it was committing $100 million over five years to create a new fast-track grants initiative to support innovative, early-stage global health research. The new program, called Grand Challenges Explorations, was an expansion of the Gates Foundation's commitment to the Grand Challenges in Global Health. The program's goal is to engage more of the world's innovators and to do so more quickly. Initial grants are for $100,000; successful projects can be awarded follow-on grants of up to $1 million.
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Funding Opportunities

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$1,530,000
To Date
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1,195
Funded Innovations
1,330
Funded Deals
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100
Lives Impacted
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Where we work
Africa
Asia and Pacific
Europe and Eurasia
Latin America / Caribbean
North America
Middle East and North Africa
Focus Areas
Prevention & Vaccination
Non-communicable Diseases
Infectious & Vector Diseases
Health

Funding History

WINNER
MAY 2017
Mobile Money, Schooling, and the Poor
  1. FOCUS AREASDigital Finance and Technology
  2. IMPLEMENTED INUnited States
  1. $1,330,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONBill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of Grand Challenges Explorations
WINNER
APR 2017
Perspectives on Side Effects of Hormonal Contraceptives
  1. FOCUS AREASSexual and Reproductive Health
  1. $100,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONBill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of Grand Challenges Explorations
WINNER
APR 2017
Integrating Dynamics and Data into Elimination Strategy
  1. FOCUS AREASInfectious & Vector Diseases
  1. $100,000VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONBill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of Grand Challenges Explorations
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