Child Health Foundation under its Innovative Small Grants Scheme has issued the Request for Proposals. The proposals from NGOs should demonstrate some small and innovative efforts that can improve the health of infants, children and pregnant women. Even individuals such as health workers and investigators can apply for funding support under this grant program other than NGOs.
The Scheme has identified two priority areas:
development of sustainable biomedical and social technologies, and
adaptation and implementation of technologies in local situations that may have widespread applications.
The projects should be for no more than one year and should be able to document measurable results. The projects may address child health issues in a developing country or in the United States. Budgets should not exceed US$5,00O. The projects will be reviewed by the Program Committee of the Child Health Foundation. Outside reviewers will be used if necessary. The number of projects approved depends on the amount of funding available.Deadline for Letter of Intent is the 30th April 2009. The Deadline for the Proposal is September 30th 2009. You will hear by mid-November if your proposal has been accepted or rejected.
More information about this funding opportunity you can visit www.childhealthfoundation.org/guidelines.html