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Skin care for developing countries

The Academy offers grants to individuals and organizations to fund international volunteer and humanitarian projects under the Skin Care for Developing Countries program.

Grants available

Grants vary between $2,500 and $5,000 depending on the proposal, scope of the project, and availability of funds.

Application timeline

To be considered for the grant, applications should be submitted by June 30, 2024. Grant recipients will be notified by the end of 2024, so they can plan for funding and programming. Applications received after June 30 will be considered for the next year’s funding cycle.

Apply for funding

Apply for a grant to fund humanitarian work in developing countries.

Apply now

For more information, contact RIGNAHS@aad.org.

  • Proposal criteria
  • Application requirements
  • Past recipients
    • Support the Academy’s strategic framework.

    • Related to dermatology and global health care, and help underserved regions of the world.

    • Sustainable, community-based, and rely on additional sources of funding. All funding sources must be detailed in your application.

    • Demonstrate how the project would be monitored and evaluated.

    • Submitted online (no emails).

    • Non-AAD members: application must include a letter of support from an AAD member.

    • Residents: application must include a letter of support from your institution’s faculty director to ensure sustainability after residency.

    Please view the Grant Manual regarding all application requirements (PDF).

    View a PDF of the past recipients of the grant.