Updated Jul 01, 2020

COVID-19: Preparedness, Prevention, Response and Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has had unprecedented consequences worldwide and continues to affect people, economies, and healthcare- and education systems globally.

With this open call for applications, the Novo Nordisk Foundation supports initiatives that aim to mitigate the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in humanitarian and development settings with a focus on people living in poverty, and vulnerable and marginalised populations.

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Aug 17, 2020Deadline
Up to $3,014,090Amount
12 months Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
RegionLow and Middle Income Countries
Focus AreasEducation
Humanitarian Assistance

Organisations and institutions with a registration in Denmark, specifically documented with a Danish CVR number, may apply for grants in this open call for applications.

The Novo Nordisk Foundation will only accept applications from internationally recognised and highly transparent organisations and institutions whose annual reports and annual audited financial reports are publicly available.

The Foundation also expects applicant organisations and institutions to have implemented a code of conduct or similar policies by which they are guided and with which they comply in accordance with ethical and humanitarian guidelines and standards, e.g. the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS).

Application Directions

Applications must be submitted using the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s online application system, NORMA. Applications must include a brief summary of the project together with a detailed project description of up to 20,000 characters and a budget for the project.


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