Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations Proposals Now Being Accepted

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting proposals for the latest round of Grand Challenges Explorations. Grand Challenges Explorations foster early-stage discovery research to expand the pipeline of ideas for solving our greatest global health and development challenges.

Grand Challenges Explorations is an initiative where initial grants are for $100,000 and successful projects are eligible to receive follow-on funding of up to $1 million.

Proposals are due Wednesday, November 8 at 9:30 a.m. CT for the following three topics:

Per Illinois Tech policy, all grant applications (federal and non-federal) must be reviewed, signed and submitted by the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs regardless of the amount of the request. Complete your routing sheet as soon as possible via Cayuse SP. The Cayuse SP link is found under the Research Tab in the myIIT portal. Contact or call at 312.567.3035 for more information on submitting a proposal.