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The Rita Wilson Seed Grant Fund in Support of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Rita Wilson Seed Grant Fund in support of Innovation and Entrepreneurship will award seed grants in amounts of $1,000 to $2,500 for innovative solutions which address a health or education challenge that disproportionately impacts low-income communities in the United States or low-resource countries.

The seed fund was created in 2019 with a generous gift to the Yale School of Public Health. The gift is managed by InnovateHealth Yale based at the Yale School of Public Health.

Applications are open now through October 9th. Please apply here.

Click here to see past winners.

To learn more and get support with your venture, Schedule office hours with Fatema Basrai, Director of Innovation.

FAQs

What types of ventures are applicable for this prize?
Any student-led venture which addresses a health or education challenge that disproportionately impacts low-income communities in the United States or low-resource countries. The ventures can be for-profit or non-profit ventures.
What regions should ventures be serving?
Ventures should be focused on low-income communities in the United States or low-resource countries.
How can I best prepare my application and receive feedback?
Schedule office hours with Fatema Basrai, Director of Innovation.