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The purpose of this modification is to (1) to announce the Pre-Solicitation Conference; (2) correct the email address from firstname.lastname@example.org to email@example.com and to add the teleconference information for the Pre-Solicitation Conference; and (3) to add the Power Point for the Pre-Solicitation Conference.
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Funding Opportunity Number:
Dec 29, 2011
Jan 24, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Jan 30, 2012
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Current Closing Date for Applications:
Jan 30, 2012
Feedback shall be received no later than Monday, January 30, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST via email@example.com.
Feb 29, 2012
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USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
We welcome and encourage applications from all types of organizations including for-profit companies, foreign and domestic non-profit organizations, faith-based organizations, foundations, academic institutions, civic groups and regional organizations. Individuals and governments are not eligible to apply.
Innovators new to Grand Challenges competitions, including non-development experts and applicants from low- and middle-income countries are particularly encouraged to apply.
Grantees must be legally recognized organizational entities under applicable law and be able to document the above.
Agency for International Development
USAID, the Government of Norway, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, and The World Bank invites organizations to respond to Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development (Round II) Draft. This draft describes this Challenge targeting maternal and neonatal health and the types of activities covered; describes funding available and the process and requirements for submitting applications; explains criteria for evaluating applications; and refers prospective applicants to relevant documentation on the internet. Organizations are strongly encouraged to provide feedback on ways to improve the quality of this procurement. The feedback can focus on any aspects of the draft. Feedback can come in form of questions, suggestions, and ideas.Saving Lives at Birth Challenge anticipates awarding up to 30 grants as a result of the final RFA, with a maximum of $13 million USD. To this end, USAID is seeking input from eligible institutions as described in Section III of the draft.This Draft RFA and any future amendments can be downloaded from http://www.grants.gov. Organizations that are unable to retrieve the Draft RFA from the Internet can request an electronic copy by email.
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