August 3, 2017

Grand Challenges Canada seeks bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that could transform how persistent challenges in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health are addressed in low- and middle-income countries. Of particular interest to Grand Challenges Canada are innovations to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health in

Of particular interest to Grand Challenges Canada are innovations to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health in humanitarian contexts, notably among internally displaced and refugee populations, as well as innovations that improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls, so that they are empowered and have greater influence over their lives and futures.

  • Successful proposals will be awarded seed grants of up to CAD $100,000 for up to 12– 18 months to develop and test the proposed innovation.
  • Eligible applicants include social enterprises and other recognized institutions (e.g., non-profit organizations and for-profit companies) that are formed in an eligible jurisdiction, that can successfully execute the activities in their respective technical area, and are capable of receiving and administering grant funding.
  • No. Proposals which do not address women and adolescent girls, newborns and/or children under five years old who are among the poorest of the poor in eligible low- and middle-income countries, will not be considered for funding.
  • ONLY applicants from the list of eligible countries and Canada are eligible to apply.

 

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