3ie ~ International Initiative for Impact Evaluation

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3ie funds impact evaluations and systematic reviews of social and economic development interventions in low-and middle-income countries.

We offer different kinds of grant windows to fund research that helps us build a body of evidence and understand what works, why and under what circumstances in particular sectors and sub-sectors.

Ongoing calls

Policy Window 3: Promoting girls' education in Benin: 3ie invites submission of qualifications to be considered for a proposal preparation grant for the impact evaluation of a programme promoting girls’ education implemented by the Government of Benin. The deadline for submitting qualifications is 23:59 GMT, 24 November 2014. Click here for more details.

Systematic Reviews Call 7: We are inviting proposals for systematic reviews that investigate the impact of development interventions in the areas of women's empowerment, humanitarian interventions and rural employment programmes in developing countries. The deadline for proposals is 23:59 GMT, 12 November 2014.Click here to read more.

Replication Window 3: HIV Prevention: We are inviting expressions of interest from researchers to conduct internal replications of influential, innovative, or controversial impact evaluations of biomedical, behavioural, social and structural HIV prevention interventions. The deadline for submitting expressions of interest is 23.59 GMT 31 May 2015. Click here to read more.

Open Window

The Open Window funds quality impact evaluations of socio-economic development interventions in any sector.


Thematic Window

The Thematic Window funds studies in a particular sector or sub-sector and addresses a particular question or a set of ...


Policy Window

The Policy Window funds impact evaluations commissioned by policymakers and programme managers who implement development interventions.


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