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Sightsavers Innovation Fund - Call for Proposals
Posted Tuesday, May 15, 2012 8:38 AM

Sightsavers Innovation Fund

2012 Call for Proposals


Sightsavers Innovation Fund seeks innovative approaches to address specific issues in developing countries: (1) eye health, (2) inclusive education for children with disabilities, and (3) social inclusion for people with disabilities.


Winning ideas will receive up to £75,000 (approx. $120,000 CAD) over a maximum of 18 months.


Information and links on how to submit to the Innovation Fund:

Claire Diamond

Press Officer, Sightsavers

Tel. 01444 446637

Email: cdiamond@sightsavers.org or innovation@sightsavers.org



Internal selection process at University of Manitoba:

The University of Manitoba is eligible to submit a maximum of two proposals. A committee of faculty members will review concept notes and recommend the two that will be revised and forwarded to the international competition.


Internal deadline at University of Manitoba: Noon, Friday, June 1, 2012

For more information, contact:
Cameron Zywina
International Project Development Officer
Office of International Relations
Phone: (204) 474-6418