Child Health Foundation was established in 1985 as a non-profit, public charity [501(c)3] to prevent and treat life-threatening communicable diseases of infants and children in the United States and abroad. Foundation’s mission is “to save the greatest number of children’s lives at the lowest possible cost.”
Child Health Foundation wishes to receive proposals from interested health workers, investigators, or community organizations for innovative research or innovative service projects directed at improving the health of infants, children, and pregnant women. Proposals may be submitted by individuals (with organizational support) or groups.
Areas of priority include: development of sustainable biomedical and social technologies; and adaptation and implementation of technologies in local situations that may have widespread applications.
- Highest priority will be given to projects on malnutrition, enteric diseases (water and sanitation), and respiratory diseases.
- The projects may address child health issues in a developing country or in the United States. Budgets should not exceed US$5,000.
Scheduled disbursement of funds to successful proposals:
- US$4,000 at start of project;
- US$1,000 upon receipt of interim report which includes itemized spent funds.
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