GRAND CHALLENGES AFRICA GRANT OPPORTUNITY- INNOVATION SEED GRANTS – ROUND 8 MATERNAL, NEONATAL &CHILD HEALTH (MNCH) [DEADLINE:14TH JANUARY 2020]
Date : 06 December 2019
Reported by : Siti Nur Nazeha Bt Saiffuddin Zuhri
Category : Announcements
GRAND CHALLENGES AFRICA GRANT OPPORTUNITY- INNOVATION SEED GRANTS – ROUND 8 MATERNAL, NEONATAL & CHILD HEALTH (MNCH)
[DEADLINE: 14TH JANUARY 2020]
Dear Respected Researchers,
Datuk Seri/Dato’ Seri/Datuk/Dato’/Datin/Prof./Ir./Dr./Br./Sr.,
The African Academy of Sciences (AAS), the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, BMBF) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have come together in a transformative partnership to support African investigators to accelerate MNCH targets towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for health. This new request for proposals focuses on the top priorities for maternal, neonatal, and child health in Africa to meet the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 3) targets.
In relation to the above, we are pleased to inform that the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation is announcing the Grand Challenges Africa grant opportunity- Innovation Seed Grants – Round 8 Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health (MNCH). Application deadline is January 14, 2020.
This call will fund seed grants up to USD $100,000 for a period of 2 years (24 Months).
The researchers are required to take note of the following: -
i. All applications must be made through Ishango Grants Management system at https://aasishango.ccgranttracker.com/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f;
ii. Terms of application and financial regulations should be referred to the accompanying Grand Challenges Africa grant opportunity-MNCH Guidelines at
Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. Visit their website at https://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/
We look forward to receiving your fund applications.
For any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at the following address: -
ii. Grant Initiative Unit, RMC Gombak Campus : firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you and all the best!