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 Research Grants Program!

Deadline: 6 November 2018 The Center for Education and Ethics has announced a Research grant program that encourages applicants to understand educational policy and practice in broad terms, including issues that directly relate to K-12 schools and higher education institutions, but also concerning policies that influence children’s growth and development in the family and other institutions. Topics the proper content of moral education and of the rights of parents to choose its … [Read more...]

AHRC: Seeking Applications for Nahrein Network Research Grant Awards

Deadline: 15 November 2018 The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is seeking applications for its "Nahrein Network Research Grant Awards". Aims These awards support interdisciplinary research on themes relating to one or more of the Nahrein Network’s five aims: To better understand the current situation They aim to develop a fuller historical understanding of the current exclusion of local experts and audiences from the production and consumption of knowledge about Middle … [Read more...]

British Academy Funding Call: International Interdisciplinary Research Projects

Deadline: 3 October 2018 The British Academy is seeking proposals from UK-based researchers to across all disciplines within the social sciences and humanities to develop international interdisciplinary research projects with development impact, in collaboration with colleagues from the natural, engineering and/or medical sciences. The purpose of each project will be to develop new ideas and methods to bear on existing international challenges and to deliver policy-relevant outputs. Projects … [Read more...]

Europeana: Seeking Proposals for Research Grants Programme

Deadline: 5 October 2018 Europeana is seeking proposals for its Research Grants Programme. The Europeana transform the world with culture. They build on Europe’s rich cultural heritage and make it easier for people to use for work, learning or pleasure. Europeana work contributes to an open, knowledgeable and creative society. Theme The Theme of this year is "The First World War". Funding Information The Research Grants Programme manages the total amount of 25,000 Euros per year. … [Read more...]

DST Call for Applications: Indo-Finnish Joint Call for Mobility of Researchers

Deadline: 15 October 2018 Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Academy of Finland have launched a call for application to support mobility of researchers between the two countries in fields of natural sciences and engineering. The aim of this call is to support long-term and systematic research collaboration with a view to promoting the mobility of researchers between India and Finland.   Mobility from India to Finland: Indian researchers in fields of natural sciences and … [Read more...]

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada: Seeking Proposals for Research Grants

Deadline: 28 September 2018 The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is Seeking Proposals for its Research Grants. APF Canada is currently implementing the APEC-Canada Growing Business Partnership (the Project) funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC). The ultimate outcome of the Project is to build the potential of micro-, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in developing Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) economies to foster sustainable economic growth and poverty … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Junior Research Fellowship!

Deadline: 12 September 2018 Applications are open for Junior Research Fellowship: The Asia Factor. The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) is committed to fostering the next generation of Asia Pacific researchers and practitioners. Benefits The Fellow will work under the mentorship of one or more of the Foundation's program managers, and will engage in the following activities: Design visualization/infographic booklets to demonstrate Canada-Asia relations; Assist with … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Building Energy Efficiency Higher & Advanced Network (BHAVAN) Fellowships!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 The Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) have jointly launched its Building Energy Efficiency Higher & Advanced Network (BHAVAN) Fellowships with an aim to nurture contact between students and scientists of science and technology from India and the US. The Program is envisaged to: Provide opportunity to best and brightest Indian students and scientists to gain exposure and access to … [Read more...]

Arab Council for the Social Sciences: Call for Proposals for Research Grants Program

Deadline: 15 November 2018 The Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) is seeking proposals for the sixth cycle of its Research Grants Program on the theme “Environmentalism, Impoverishment and Social Justice Movements: Interdisciplinary Perspectives”. The aim of the grants is to support research across disciplinary boundaries and methodological approaches on key themes of concern to the Arab region. This competition is funded by a grant provided to the ACSS by the Swedish International … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Small Research Grants Program!

Deadline: 1 November 2018 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...]

African Researchers’ Small Grants Program (SGP II): Emerging Challenges Facing NTP Program

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD) with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and UK aid from the UK government, through the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD), is seeking proposals for both operational and social science research on ‘’Emerging Challenges facing NTD program implementation in Africa’’. This second edition of the Small Grants Program (SGP II) is to … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 2019-2020 Wildlife Habitat Canada (WHC) Grant Program

Deadline: 17 October 2018 Wildlife Habitat Canada (WHC) is currently accepting grant funding applications for projects that will begin in the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Wildlife Habitat Canada invests funds from the sale of the Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp and Print (CWHS) program to fund important and relevant conservation projects all over Canada. The WHC mandate is to support applications that: are relevant under the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP); … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: NEF Commemorative Grant Fund for Capacity Building of Young Scientists (CGF)

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) has launched out into a new programme entitled “NEF Commemorative Grant Fund for Capacity Building of Young Scientists (CGF)”, for a 10-year period up to 2025, aiming at capacity building of young scientists in developing countries of the Asia-Pacific region; both of the CGF Programme and the ongoing Research Grant Programme (under the NEF Research Grant Scheme) will be simultaneously progressed. The CGF Programme is … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Westpac Research Fellowships!

Deadline: 27 August 2018 Applications are open for The Westpac Research Fellowship to support early career researchers to undertake ground-breaking research in Australia. Westpac Bicentennial Foundation is partnering with Australia’s leading research universities to offer two Westpac Research Fellowships valued at a minimum $400,000 over three years. This unique fellowship supports outstanding early career researchers whose ground-breaking work has the potential to make a difference in one of … [Read more...]

Nestlé Foundation: Seeking Applications for Research Grants

Deadline: 10 January 2019 The Nestlé Foundation is seeking applications for its Research Grants program to initiate and support research in human nutrition with public health relevance in low-income and lower middle-income countries. The results of the research projects should ideally provide a basis for implementation and action which will lead to sustainable effects in the studied populations as generally applicable to the population at large. They should also enable institution … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Applied Research Programme on Energy and Economic Growth

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for the Applied Research Programme on Energy and Economic Growth (EEG) with an aim to address pressing policy questions in low-income countries to help shift energy systems towards a more sustainable, efficient, reliable and equitable paradigm. EEG is a five-year programme, led by Oxford Policy Management (OPM) and funded by the UK Department for International Development. This call for research proposals focuses specifically on building a body of … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust: Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science

Deadline: 11 January 2019 Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. Benefits A Research Fellowship is for up to three years, or applicant can hold it part-time over a longer period. An award will not usually be above £275,000. Support includes: a basic salary (determined by their host organisation) personal removal expenses research … [Read more...]

Organic Farming Research Foundation: Seeking LOIs for 2018 Research Grants Program

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) is currently accepting letters of intent for its 2018 Research Grants Program. OFRF offers funding for research on organic farming and food systems and the dissemination of these research results to organic farmers and the greater agricultural and research communities. Priority Areas Production Soil Health. Topics of primary interest include carbon sequestration, reduced tillage systems, and fertility … [Read more...]

DHHS/NIH: Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program

Deadline: 19 November 2018 The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program. Scopes Advanced techniques for the detection, assessment, and evaluation of the effect of hazardous substances on human health: SRP seeks to support mechanistic and/or mode of action research that includes laboratory- and population-based studies for unraveling critical biological … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Commerce, NIST: Seeking Applications for Disaster Resilience (DR) Research Grants Program

Deadline: 27 August 2018 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), United States Department of Commerce (DoC) is seeking applications for its Disaster Resilience (DR) Research Grants Program with an aim to advance the principles of resilience in building design and building codes and standards. Research proposals must support the overall effort of developing science-based building codes by evaluating potential technologies and architectural design criteria to improve disaster … [Read more...]

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