With the ultimate goal of increasing human capital and tackling existing inequalities, Saving Brains seeks bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that protect and nurture early brain development in a sustainable manner.
Funding is open to innovative solutions that address the risk factors facing children living in adversity by promoting health and nutrition, providing enrichment and nurturing, and protecting against maltreatment.
Areas of particular interest include innovations designed for use in humanitarian contexts and fragile settings, innovations that provide support to adolescent parents, and innovations with demonstrated scale and strong paths to sustainability that have not yet measured impact on child development.
Eligible applicants include social enterprises and other recognized institutions (e.g., nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies) that are formed and legally registered in an eligible country, as set out in Appendix A of the RFP, that can successfully execute the activities in their respective technical area, and are capable of receiving and administering grant funding. Please see the eligibility criteria in the Request for Proposals (Section 5.1).