Project Description

Grand Challenges Canada Stars in Global Health – Health Impacts of Climate Change

Type of project:  Seeking bold ideas that address the human health impacts of climate change in low- and middle-income countries. These innovative solutions are expected to address the adaptation gaps and build resilience against the effects of climate change on the human health and wellbeing of underserved communities.  Solutions should consider the fact that older adults, women, young people, Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ individuals, and other traditionally underserved and minority groups are most vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change in many contexts.

Location: Canada & Low-Income Countries. Full list here.

Eligibility: We encourage locally led organizations who are meaningfully connected with the communities they are looking to work with and for to apply We also want to particularly encourage Francophone entities based in Western and Central Africa, and organizations led by women or non-binary individuals to apply. Applicants must be affiliated with institutions incorporated in any of the countries listed above.

Grant size:  Seed grants of up to CAD $150,000

Closing date:  15 December