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.

Applications Open for Sustainable Future Farming Mission to France

Deadline: 22 July 2019 The French Embassy in New Zealand is seeking applications for its program entitled "Sustainable Future Farming Mission to France" with an aim to strengthening existing Research and Development partnerships between New Zealand and French institutions in the area of Sustainable Future Farming, through an agroecology perspective. Examples of such partnerships include co-development of research projects, technology validation and development of products, processes or … [Read more...]

Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence – United States

Deadline: 1 August 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...]

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Apply for UK Research and Innovation Strength in Places Fund

Deadline: 9 October 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for the UK Research and Innovation strength in places fund. Activities In scope activities for full proposals include: providing the capacity to commercialise ideas (such as research outputs) assessing the potential for demand for the new technology and the potential for scale up drawing in overseas research and development or business reviving underlying technologies transferring technologies … [Read more...]

GOSH Children’s Charity-Sparks Joint Call inviting Applicants for Child Health Research across UK

Deadline: 25 July 2019 Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and Sparks are inviting project grant applications for child health research from researchers across the UK. The emphasis of this call is on complex childhood illness, including rare diseases. This call will support translational research across the spectrum of medical conditions affecting the fetus, neonates and children directly, as well as pregnancy disorders that affect the child. All projects must aim to improve … [Read more...]

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Submit Your Application for Health Research Grant Initiative 2019

Deadline: 27 June 2019 The Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation with support from its partners, has launched the health research grant initiative. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis and open to young researchers. The Foretia Foundation has been tackling many of these challenges by focusing on current public health issues and advocating for innovative, research guided health related policies. The Foundation seeks to promote research in health related fields, with the ultimate aim of … [Read more...]

2019 Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences is now open for Applications

Deadline: 11 September 2019 The Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR; France), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG; Germany), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC; UK) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC; Canada) have launched a sixth Open Research Area (ORA) call for proposals in order to fund the best joint research projects in social sciences. Project Duration and Budget Proposals may be for projects with a minimum period of two years and … [Read more...]

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Apply for ASEAN-India Research Traning Fellowship 2019

Deadline: 30 June 2019 Applications are open for 2019 ASEAN-India Research Traning Fellowship (AI-RTF). Objectives The AIRTF scheme is a fellowship scheme with the following objectives: To promote mobility of scientists and researchers from the ASEAN-Member Countries to India and provide them opportunity to work at Indian R&D/ academic institutions to upgrade their research skills and expertise. To facilitate exchange of information and contacts between the scientists and … [Read more...]

Arts Council Malta announces Research Support Grant

Deadline: 24 October 2019 Arts Council Malta has announced the Research Support Grant that focuses on creative research, led by a creative professional, leading to the development of a creative concept. The Research Support Grant is Strand 1 of the Malta Arts Fund. This strand will support the early phases of a project which would allow creative professionals to experiment, test their work, collaborate and develop their ideas further. Funding Information Each project may be allocated … [Read more...]

EPO announces for Academic Research Grant 2019

Deadline: 12 June 2019 European Patent Organisation (EPO) has announced for Academic Research Programme 2019 to recognize the importance of high-quality research on patent-related intellectual property (IP) matters to inform policymakers and facilitate sound business decisions in a context where intangible assets, innovation and IP rights have become pivotal in the economy. This research programme, introduced in 2017, the EPO seeks in particular to encourage more academic research on the … [Read more...]

AHRC-DFID Collaborative Humanitarian Protection Research Programme is now open

Deadline: 5 September 2019 The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) part of UK Research and Innovation and the Department for International Development (DFID) have established a new Collaborative Humanitarian Research Programme to help tackle one of the most pressing issues of their time: the protection of people in areas of war and conflict. The goal of this research call is to better understand the causes of humanitarian protection risks/violations and to gather evidence about … [Read more...]

The Leakey Foundation seeking applications for Research Grants Program

Deadline: 15 July 2019 The Leakey Foundation is seeking applications for its research grants with an aim to promote the sharing of data in an appropriate manner consistent with the needs of their grantees, but with the recognition that different fields of study require different approaches to data sharing. It is recommended that each applicant provide a statement (no more than one page) of how they intend to make the data resulting from their Leakey Foundation grant available to others. … [Read more...]

CARN’s Aspire Grant Program to Provide Competitive Research Grants of up to $5,000 USD

Deadline: 15 July 2019 Conservation Action Research Network (CARN) is seeking applications for its Aspire Grant Program to provide competitive research grants for African graduate students and early career professionals working in the areas of biodiversity, conservation and environmental sustainability in the Congo Basin region. The Congo Basin rainforests comprise one of the most important centers of biodiversity in the world. While efforts are underway to conserve this invaluable region, … [Read more...]

Apply for UKRI-JST Joint Call on Artificial Intelligence and Society

Deadline: 17 July 2019 The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Research Institute of Science and Technology for Society (RISTEX) of Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), have announced a joint call for proposals exploring the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies on society and the economy. This call aims to foster collaboration between UK and Japanese social science, arts and humanities researchers around … [Read more...]

Heritage Research Grant (HRG) Program in Singapore

Deadline: 24 June 2019 National Heritage Board is inviting applicants for its Heritage Research Grant (HRG) Program with an aim to encourage institutes of higher learning (IHLs), think tanks, heritage NGOs, academics and researchers to embark on heritage-related research projects for the documentation and preservation of Singapore’s heritage. Topics Singapore History This topic invites proposals for research on Singapore History. Interested researchers should propose specific case … [Read more...]

Fluxus Art Projects for France & UK based Non-profit Organisations

Deadline: 29 May 2019 British Council has announced for its Fluxus Arts Project : A Franco-British fund for Contemporary Arts to support emerging visual artists and curators at a key moment in their international career, funding artist exhibitions and curatorial visits on both sides of the Channel. The scheme is managed in a three-way partnership between the British Council France, the Institut français and the French Ministry of Culture. Fluxus also has a growing programme for patrons, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Large Grants Scheme 2019

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The GCRF programme Changing the Story: Building inclusive civil societies with, and for, young people in post-conflict countries is delighted has launched its Large Grants funding scheme for researchers at all levels, supporting research that considers how civil society organisations (CSO) can best support children and young people in post-conflict settings. A key aim of Changing the Story is to deliver the first large-scale comparative study of CSO practice across a … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust seeking Applications for International Intermediate Fellowships

Deadline: 21 November 2019 The Wellcome Trust is seeking Applications for its International Intermediate Fellowships that offers nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to lead their own research programmes. The aim of this scheme is to enable applicants to establish thereselves as an independent researcher leading a unique and innovative programme of research within the Science remit. Benefits An International Intermediate Fellowship is for five years, unless … [Read more...]

The Commonwealth Fund’s inviting Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice

Deadline: Australia and New Zealand: 6 September 2019 Canada, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Norway, and UK: 11 November 2019 The Commonwealth Fund's is currently inviting applicants for its Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice to provide a unique opportunity for mid-career health services researchers and practitioners from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom to spend up to 12 months in the United … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Collaborative Awards in Science 2019

Deadline: 20 August 2019 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Collaborative Awards in Science 2019 to promote the development of new ideas and speed the pace of discovery. The Wellcome Trust Fund's team of researchers, consisting of independent research groups, to work together on the most important scientific problems that can only be solved through collaborative efforts. Benefits The support includes: Research expenses directly related to their proposal … [Read more...]

AERA Seeking Proposals for Dissertation Grants Program in U.S

Deadline: 15 May 2019 With support from the National Science Foundation, the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Grants Program is seeking proposals for Dissertation Grants. The AERA Grants Program provides advanced graduate students with research funding and professional development and training. The program supports highly competitive dissertation research using rigorous quantitative methods to examine large-scale, education-related data. The aim of the program is to … [Read more...]