Call for Applications
CDC Ebola Safety Training Travel Grants
International Society for Infectious Diseases
Deadline: Open until funds are depleted

The International Society for Infections Diseases is offering travel grants to individuals attending the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Ebola safety training courses being held in Anniston, Alabama. Licensed clinicians that have been admitted to the class and have plans to deploy to West Africa are eligible. Grants will be accepted on a rolling basis and distributed until funds are depleted. For more information and to apply for funds, visit the grant page linked above.


Call for Applications
National Disaster Resilience Competition
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Deadline: November 2, 2014

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Rockefeller foundation is accepting applications for a competition that will award nearly $1 billion in funds to eligible communities to help them better prepare for and recover from disaster. States and some local governments that experienced at least one presidentially declared disaster from 2011-2013 are eligible to submit applications that address unmet needs. For more information on the competition and eligibility, see the HUD factsheet linked above.


Call for Applications
Grand Challenges in Global Health Grants
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Deadline: Various

The Grand Challenges in Global Health program is accepting applications for grants in a variety of areas, including putting women and girls at the center of development, new interventions for global health, fighting Ebola, addressing malaria transmission, and new diagnostic and surveillance tools for vector control. Grants are awarded through a streamlined process that allows anyone with a good idea to apply regardless of academic background or expertise. For more information on the program, topic areas, or how to apply, visit the Grand Challenges website.