We are excited to announce the launch of our inaugural Falcon Awards for Disease Elimination to help advance the elimination of malaria, polio, lymphatic filariasis, and onchocerciasis.
We will award up to five grants of up to US$200,000 each to organisations based in endemic countries. Awards will be given to talented groups whose project proposals demonstrate a high potential to expand and amplify effective solutions in disease elimination and create a lasting impact around our current diseases of focus. We look forward to reviewing your submissions and supporting the five winners by providing technical advice and advocacy support through publicising the winning proposals and their respective milestones.
We are seeking applications that aim to advance or accelerate the elimination of one or more of the following diseases: malaria, polio, lymphatic filariasis, and onchocerciasis, and welcome submissions for new and existing projects that require funding to achieve their goals. Projects should focus on the implementation of innovative ideas and established research that has high potential to be catalytic, transformational, or genuinely novel in approach, or operational research with prospects to substantially provide solutions to existing elimination challenges within the following themes:
We recommend that projects align with national priorities to advance disease elimination strategies, along with the international objectives of the WHO's NTD road map and Global Technical Strategy for Malaria, the Polio Endgame Strategy and the SDGs.
We are keen to receive applications from organisations based in malaria, polio, lymphatic filariasis, and onchocerciasis-endemic countries. Applications must come from an organisation or organised entity.
The following entities are eligible to apply:
Organisations are welcome to submit more than one project.
Director, Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Board Chair of the RBM Partnership to End Malaria, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA)
Director, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, WA, USA
For more information on our Submission Guidelines, FAQs and Terms & Conditions, please click on the download links below.
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For any other queries, please email FalconAwards@glideae.org