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:
Press Officer, Sightsavers
Tel. 01444 446637
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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