RHD Action Launches 2018 Small Grants Programme

25 Jul 2018
Members of the Kenya Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (Eldoret Chapter) recipients of an RHD Action Small Grant in 2017.
25 Jul 2018

Following a successful first round of the Small Grants Programme in 2017, RHD Action has announced the launch the second round of their Small Grants Programme for 2018.

RHD Action was founded in September 2015 to amplify global efforts to control rheumatic heart disease (RHD). It was formed by the World Heart Federation and RhEACH, with demonstration projects led by Case Western University in Uganda and Touch Foundation in Tanzania with the leadership and support of Medtronic Foundation.

RHD Action are looking to fund small innovative projects such as educational, awareness-raising or advocacy events designed to achieve one or more of the objectives in the Priorities Pyramid. The Priorities Pyramid represents key areas of focus for the RHD Action founding partners and demonstration projects.  

Proposed projects should support one of the following areas in the RHD Action Priorities Pyramid:

  • People and Communities
  • Medicines and Technologies
  • Systems and Services

The call for project proposals is now open with an amount of US$2,500 available to fund each successful application.

Project Time Line:
Call for Proposals: 25 July 2018
Deadline for Submission: 31 Aug 2018
Award Notices: No later than 30 Sept 2018

Project Duration:
Start date within 30 days of award notification.  
End date no more than six months from start date as determined in signed Grant Agreement.  
Final Project Report Due to RHD Action within 30 days of project end date.

Please visit the RHD Action website for more information about application requirements, guidelines and submissions.

For further enquiries, please email grants@rhdaction.org   

*Please note all applications must be in English