Applications are open to both foreign and domestic non-profit and mission-driven for-profit organizations, including government agencies and academic institutions, regardless of location, age, size, or budget, who have ideas for ways to reduce the incidence and burden of NTDs through social innovation and meet the criteria outlined in the application process.

Applications may be submitted by an individual, with preference given to collaborative teams.

Selected finalists will be asked to undergo additional due diligence and eligibility checks to ensure the ability to manage funds and execute the idea effectively.