The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation invests in areas that advance the development and delivery of new HIV prevention methods while improving the efficiency and effectiveness of existing prevention and treatment efforts. The foundation awards the majority of its grants to U.S. 501(c)(3) organizations and other tax-exempt organizations.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and its funding partners in the Grand Challenges family of grant programs are inviting innovators to apply for Grand Challenges Explorations. This opporunity fosters early-stage discovery research to expand the pipeline of ideas for solving our greatest global health and development challenges. Launched in 2008 with an initial $100 million commitment from the foundation, Grand Challenges Explorations grants have already been awarded to more than 1100 researchers from more than 60 countries.
They are accepting applications until May 11, 2016 on the following topic relevant to LEAP: