Latest Grant Funding and Resources for Development Research

Here is a list of latest grants, funding opportunities and other resources from international donor agencies for supporting development research.

NIJ inviting Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences 2019

Deadline: 8 April 2019 National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is inviting applicants for its Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences 2019. This program provides awards to accredited academic institutions to support graduate research leading to doctoral degrees in areas that are relevant to ensuring public safety, preventing and controlling crime, and ensuring the effective administration of criminal justice in the United States.  Focus Areas Reducing … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Mozilla Fellowships 2019

Deadline: 8 April 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Mozilla Fellowships to provide resources, tools, community and amplification to those building a more humane​ ​digital​ ​world. During their tenure, Fellows use their skill sets in technology, in activism, in science, in policy to design products, run campaigns, influence policy and ultimately lay the groundwork for a more open and inclusive internet. Mozilla Fellows are working to stop the spread of … [Read more...]

Apply for Seeding Food Innovation Grants Program 2019

Deadline: 10 April 2019 Weston is seeking Letter of Intent (LOIs) for its Seeding Food Innovation Grants Program 2019 to provide seed funding for interdisciplinary research or technology development that help accelerate solutions to sustainable food challenges. Goal To provide seed funding for innovative transdisciplinary research whose goal is to safely increase the production of food and other agricultural products, that will feed and nourish the growing population in ways that are … [Read more...]

DST Call for Proposals inviting Indo-Canada Joint Research Programme

Deadline: 31 May 2019 IC-IMPACTS and the Department of Science & Technology (DST) are inviting researchers to submit proposals for projects that can be completed in two years (or less) and that focus on Cyber Physical Systems to Support Green Buildings in Smart Cities. Focus Areas Development of Sensors, Cyber-Physical Interfaces and Solutions for: Monitoring Structural Performance of Buildings for Safety, Reduced Life Cycle Costs, and Efficient Asset Management. Building … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice, NIJ: Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System

Deadline: 27 May 2019 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for research in four areas: the cumulative effects of shift-work schedules, overtime, and secondary employment on the health, safety, performance, and quality of life of police or correctional officers; enhancing strategies for officer interaction with individuals presenting with mental illness; understanding the impact and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants Program

Deadline: 1 November 2019 Applications are open for Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants Program to encourage the study of LGBT family psychology and therapy through its support of promising young investigators whose graduate research is oriented toward issues in this general area. APF is a grant-making foundation that funds early career psychologists and graduate students using psychology to solve important problems and improve people's lives. Program Goals Encourage talented … [Read more...]

DST Call for Proposals: 2018-19 UK India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) Program

Deadline: 11 January 2019 The Department of Science & Technology (DST) has launched a call for proposals for its 2018-19 UK India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) program with an aim to enhance educational links between India and the UK. Themes Cyber physical systemsWaste management Funding Information UKIERI partnerships will provide for a maximum of £200,000 over the duration of the project. UKIERI funds are available for partnerships of up to two years in duration. … [Read more...]

Department of Health and Human Services: Field Initiated Projects Program (Research)

Deadline: 5 February 2019 The Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living is seeking applications for its Field Initiated Projects Program (Research) to generate new knowledge through research or to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially … [Read more...]

CCSTDS/DST: India Science and Research Fellowship (ISRF) Programme

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Centre for Co-operation in Science & Technology among Developing Societies (CCSTDS), behalf of Department of Science and Technology (DST) is accepting applications for its India Science and Research Fellowship (ISRF) Programme to provide opportunity to scientists and researchers from neighbouring countries namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand to work in contemporary research areas across all major disciplines of … [Read more...]

Luxembourg National Research Fund: Seeking Proposals for INTER Mobility Programme

Deadline: 20 January 2019 The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) is seeking proposals for its INTER Mobility Programme to promote the exchange between research groups from public research institutions in Luxembourg, and leading research groups abroad. The programme aims to foster innovative, internationally competitive research and support the exchange of key knowledge and technological know-how. INTER mobility allows for exchanges in both directions: Researchers working in … [Read more...]

Innovation Fund: Inviting Serbian Applicants for Collaborative Grant Scheme Program

Deadline: 28 December 2018 The Innovation Fund has announced a public Call for the Collaborative Grant Scheme for R&D Organizations and Private Sector Enterprises (Collaborative Grant Scheme Program). Collaborative Grant Scheme Program objective is to foster industry driven research by incentivizing private sector companies and public sector R&D organizations to engage in joint R&D projects with the goal of creating new or improved commercially viable products and services, as … [Read more...]

Australian Government: Australia-India Strategic Research Fund Collaborative Research Projects

Deadline: 23 January 2019 The Australian Government is seeking applications for the 11th rounds of its Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) Collaborative Research Projects to support collaborative science and technology research projects with Indian counterparts that are of mutual benefit to Australia and India. Objectives The objectives of the AISRF are to: increase the uptake of leading science and technology by supporting collaboration between Australian and Indian … [Read more...]

EDCTP Call for Proposals: Clinical Research and Product Development Fellowships

Deadline: 7 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the Clinical Research and Product Development Fellowship scheme which is jointly implemented by European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases. The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to provide funding towards actions that aim to support researchers and key members of clinical trial research teams from sub-Saharan Africa to … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Research Grant Development Awards in UK

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Applications are open for Research grant development awards to provide ‘pump-priming’ funds for the development of high-quality, innovative and multidisciplinary research grants in medical sociology / sociology of health and illness. They are intended to support groups to work together to develop a research grant application and to submit it to a major national or international funding body within three months of the end of the award. Funding … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Follow-up Research Fellowship Program

Deadline: 30 November 2018 The Japan Student Services Organization (“JASSO”) provides the Follow-up Research Fellowship for Former International Students in Japan to researchers who have previously come to study in Japan from a developing country, region, etc., and are currently active in education, research, or government in their home country, region, etc. The fellowship extends to those researchers an opportunity to conduct short-term research with academic advisors at universities … [Read more...]

Efficiency for Access Coalition: Inviting Applicants for Research & Development (R&D) Fund

Deadline: 16 January 2019 Efficiency for Access Coalition (EforA) is currently inviting applicants for its research and development fund to accelerate innovation in off-grid and weak grid appliance technologies. The Efficiency for Access Coalition, with funding from UK Aid, will invest into Research and Development (R&D) projects that lead to the acceleration of availability, affordability, efficiency and performance of a range of Low Energy Inclusive Appliances that are particularly … [Read more...]

William T Grant Foundation: Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence

Deadline: 9 January 2019 William T Grant Foundation is seeking applications for its Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence to support high-quality field-initiated studies that are relevant to policies and practices that affect the lives of young people ages 5 to 25 in the United States. Focus Areas Identify or test strategies to improve the use of existing research. Identify or test strategies for producing more useful research evidence. Test the assumption … [Read more...]

Spencer Foundation’s Small Research Grants: Supporting Education Research Projects

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The Spencer Foundation is seeking applications for its Small Research Grants Program that supports education research projects. The program’s aim is to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. The Spencer Foundation was established in 1962 by Lyle M. Spencer. The Foundation is intended, by Spencer’s direction, to investigate ways in which education, broadly conceived, can be improved around the world. Funding … [Read more...]

AREF/EDCTP Preparatory Fellowship: Joint Call with the Africa Research Excellence Fund

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Preparatory Fellowships – Joint call with the Africa Research Excellence Fund”. The purpose of the AREF/EDCTP Preparatory Fellowship is to enhance the competitiveness of up and coming post-doctoral sub-Saharan African scientists and clinicians aspiring to receive international /regional /national fellowships or grant support, such as the EDCTP … [Read more...]

RWJF 2018 Call for Proposals: Health Data for Action (HD4A) Program

Deadline: 14 December 2018 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Health Data for Action (HD4A): Leveraging Health Data for Actionable Insights (Data Access Award)” that  aims to reduce the barriers often faced in accessing rich data by serving as a conduit between data owners and interested researchers. The Health Data for Action: Leveraging Health Data for Actionable Insights (Data Access Award) (HD4A) program will support innovative research … [Read more...]

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