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 HIV Research for Prevention Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 21 May 2018 Applications are now open for the HIV Research for Prevention Fellowship Programme designed to help build journalist capacity to report on biomedical HIV prevention, and to generate high-profile media coverage of advances and challenges in prevention research, especially in communities that are heavily impacted by the epidemic. As part of the fellowship, journalists will participate in a day and a half onsite workshop with leaders in various fields of biomedical … [Read more...]

Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund: Seeking Projects Preserving Wildlife and Wild Places around the World!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund is currently accepting applications to support critical research projects that protect and preserve wildlife and wild places around the world. Since 2006, the Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund has worked with dozens of individuals and organizations to further research, expand conservation impact, share knowledge, and engage local communities. Funding Information Awards may be made in any amount; however … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Kigali: Seeking Applications for2019-2020 Fulbright African Research Scholar Program

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The U.S. Embassy Kigali is seeking applications for its 2019-2020 Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP), a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), administered by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES). Grant Categories RESEARCH GRANTS: Awards of 3 to 9 months are offered for African university faculty or research institute professionals to conduct research in any academic … [Read more...]

Norway and Lithuania signs MoUs of EUR 117.6 million for the New Funding Period

Norway and Lithuania have signed MoUs of EUR 117.6 million for the new funding period of the EEA and Norway Grants (2014-2021). This will strengthen ties with Lithuania and the other 14 beneficiary countries, as it is one of the main objectives of the EEA and Norway Grants. A pan-Baltic cooperation on research is to be established. Cooperation in the field of health will be continued with particular focus on public health, children, young people, families in vulnerable groups, home affairs, … [Read more...]

NIFA: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Deadline: 27 June 2018 National Institute of Food and Agriculture is seeking applications for its Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Sustainable Agricultural Systems, to support research, education, and extension work by awarding grants to solve key problems of local, regional, national, and global importance in sustaining conventional, organic, and urban agricultural systems. For FY 2018, applications to the SAS RFA must focus on approaches that promote transformational changes in … [Read more...]

Apply for The Royal Society’s International Collaboration Awards 2018!

Deadline: 3 May 2018 The Royal Society as part of the Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) is seeking applications for its “International Collaboration Awards” to enable outstanding UK research leaders to develop international collaborations with the best leading researchers from around the world, to work on some of the global challenges and problems facing developing countries. Objectives Support the development of sustainable collaborative partnerships between outstanding researchers … [Read more...]

National Endowment for the Humanities: Research and Development Program

Deadline: 7 June 2018 The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is currently seeking applications for its Research and Development Program with an aim to support projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources. These challenges include the need to find better ways to preserve materials of critical importance to the nation’s cultural heritage from fragile artifacts and manuscripts to analog recordings and digital assets … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Afghanistan: Apply for South Asia Higher Education Symposium

Deadline: 12 June 2018 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan has announced an open competition for an assistance award through this NOFO for a cooperative agreement to organize and implement a regional higher education symposium. The symposium will be conducted in English. The four-day symposium will enhance Afghan education officials’ skills in monitoring and evaluation, accreditation, and curriculum development and improve Afghan universities’ … [Read more...]

SEARCA: Seed Fund for Research and Training Program

Deadline: 1 August 2018 The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is currently accepting applications for its Seed Fund for Research and Training Program. Objectives SFRT aims to provide start-up funds to researchers and scientists who can make significant contributions to the development of the region but lack the funds to carry out their projects. It intends to build capacities of researchers to develop research proposals and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Fulbright African Research Scholar Program!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The Public Affairs Section of the Embassy of the United States of America is inviting applicants for its Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP) for the 2019/2020 academic year. Types of Grants RESEARCH GRANTS: Awards of 3 to 9 months are offered for university faculty or research institute professionals to conduct research in any academic discipline at a U.S. academic or research institution beginning no earlier than August 2019 and no later than March … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The British Academy is currently inviting applications from scholars for the BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants scheme, which is administered by the Academy. Grants are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. The first recourse for funding should be to applicant’s own institution (where applicable). Funding Information Applications will not be considered for less than £500. The maximum grant is £10,000 over two years. Funds … [Read more...]

British Council: Researcher Links Workshop Grants (UK and Russia)

Deadline: 8 June 2018 The Newton Fund, a UK Government initiative funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), is seeking applications for its “Researcher Links Workshop Grants” to provide financial support to bring together a UK/Russia bilateral cohort of early career researchers to take part in workshops to meet the overarching objectives. Researcher Links Workshops bring together early career researchers from the UK and a partner country to make … [Read more...]

Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Senior Research Fellowships

Deadline: 24 July 2018 The Wellcome Trust is Seeking applications for its Senior Research Fellowships to support independent researchers who want to tackle the most important questions in science and who are leaders in their field. Benefits A Senior Research Fellowship is for up to seven years. After this time, applicant can apply for one renewal of up to 5 years. The fellowship may be held on a part-time basis. The award includes: a basic salary (determined by their host … [Read more...]

Swiss National Science Foundation: Providing Project Funding in Switzerland

Deadline: 1 October 2018 The Swiss National Science Foundation is seeking applications for its program to provide project funding to enable researchers to conduct research projects on self-chosen topics and with self-chosen goals under their own responsibility. In close collaboration with higher education institutions and other partners, the SNSF strives to create optimal conditions for the development and international integration of Swiss research. It pays particular attention to the … [Read more...]

European Cultural Foundation’s Research and Development Grant 2018!

Deadline: 9 May 2018 European Cultural Foundation is inviting applications from Europe’s Courageous Citizens for its Research and Development Grant to research and develop ideas around creating positive change and equality at a local, regional and/or European level. The Research and Development Grant provides seed money that offers the opportunity to explore new and daring concepts. They actively support applicant's knowledge development by introducing an “Idea Incubator Workshop” as a key … [Read more...]

The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation: Seeking Applications for Research Grants

Deadline: 10 May 2018 The  Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation is seeking applications for its research grant that provide funds to excellent research activities in the areas of humanities and social science. Objectives Two major objectives of The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation are: To contribute to the society by promoting international understanding To realize a society where mankind respects nature and harmonize with it under the concept of "co-existence of nature … [Read more...]

DST India: Seeking Applications for its 3rd BRICS Young Scientist Conclave

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Department of Science and Technology, India is seeking applications for its 3rd BRICS Young Scientist Conclave which will provide a high-level platform of academic and policy exchange for talented young scientists. The conclave is scheduled to take place in Durban, South Africa during 25-29 June 2018. The Conclave will also provide scientific personnel from BRICS countries to help them grow their skills, broaden their horizon and improve academic and policy … [Read more...]

BASF Calls for Proposals: 2018 Newtrition® Asia Research Grant Program

Deadline: 31 May 2018 BASF is seeking applications for its 2018 Newtrition® Asia Research grant program that aims to fund and support academics in Asia Pacific to study nutritional topics that will advance research relevant to diet and health for consumers in this region. The grant program stimulates innovation and is an ideal platform for researchers in the region to connect and exchange ideas to improve health of consumers in Asia-Pacific. Grant Information Winners will each receive up to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Kosovo Foundation for Open Society!

Deadline: 4 April 2018 The Kosovo Foundation for Open Society (KFOS) is inviting applications from qualified researchers for participation in its new project: Building Knowledge about Kosovo (v.2.0). Aims The project aims to: Produce and widely disseminate new knowledge about Kosovo’s statehood and its complex policy making questions. Gather together and provide necessary support to a number of young and dynamic researchers engaged in cutting edge analysis of contemporary Kosovo. … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Justice, NIJ: 2018 Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons Program

Deadline: 22 May 2018 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for research and evaluation projects that support and inform federal, state, local, and tribal criminal justice agencies and victim service providers in responding to the challenges that trafficking in persons pose in their jurisdictions. The goal of this research program is to provide a comprehensive and extensive understanding of human … [Read more...]