Discovery Fund

In line with Discovery’s core purpose, which is to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives, the vision of the Discovery Fund is to improve individuals’ quality of life through the provision of primary health care services in indigent communities that do not have access to mainstream health care.

Application and reporting deadlines

Applications for funding will be open to Maternal and Child Health programme partners in July 2016 and the application form and reporting form will available for download below.

The deadline will be 18 September 2016.

Unfortunately this round of applications is only open to current Discovery Fund partners.

Funding guidelines

The following activities will be considered for support by the Discovery Fund:

  • Maternal and child healthcare

  • Immunisation against major infectious diseases

  • Prevention and control of locally endemic diseases

  • Appropriate treatment of common diseases and injuries

  • Provision of essential drugs

  • Promotion of food supply and proper nutrition

  • Education concerning prevailing health problems and the methods of preventing and controlling them

  • Training focusing on health disciplines

NB: please note that we also require your banking details on your organisation’s letterhead, signed by two senior members of your organisation.