UC Davis

Blum Center Grants available

A total of $70,000 is available and allocated via two grant programs

The UC Davis Blum Center for Developing Economies links world-class faculty; inspiring new curriculum; and innovative technologies, services and business models to create real-world solutions for developing economies.

We educate students, build partnerships, and rigorously evaluate our innovations in order to create scalable and sustainable contributions to help reduce global poverty.

Two grant programs are annually administered :

DEADLINE: Feb 15, 2014 Poverty Alleviation Through Action (PATA) is an UNDERGRADUATE student travel grant for fieldwork completed during the summer. Highly motivated students with a passion for working to reduce poverty and inequality are selected. For previous awards see: 2010-11, 2011-12

DEADLINE: Mar 15, 2014 Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Solutions (PASS) is a  GRADUATE student small project grants program that supports research and project implementation in the field. Successful grants focus on innovative approaches to alleviating poverty. For previous awards see: 2010-11, 2011-122012-13