3ie funds impact evaluations and systematic reviews of social and economic development interventions in low-and middle-income countries. We offer different kinds of grants 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. We regularly update this page with the latest funding opportunities. 


Request for proposals: evaluation of project component for improving access and demand for eggs in Nampula, Mozambique

Apr 29, 2019

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is inviting proposals for the evaluation of a component of a project on improving access and demand for eggs in Nampula province, Mozambique. Applicant teams must include a partner based in Mozambique. The deadline for applications is 29 April.

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Using qualitative evidence to inform decisions in the SDG era: new frontiers and innovations

Apr 30, 2019

Fiocruz Brasilia, the Centre for Informed Health Choices and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health are organizing the first symposium on using qualitative evidence to inform decision making from 9-11 October in Brasilia. They are inviting researchers, policy makers and other stakeholders to submit suggestions for themes, abstracts and workshops that address or discuss innovative ways to use qualitative evidence to broaden and humanize decision making processes.

Bursaries available for J-PAL/CLEAR course on evaluating social programmes

Apr 30, 2019 3ie 3ie is offering five bursaries to attend J-PAL/CLEAR South Asia’s annual executive education course on evaluating social programmes at The Claridges in New Delhi from 1-5 July.

Request for proposals for household data collection for an impact evaluation in northwest Bangladesh

May 6, 2019 3ie

3ie is seeking a data collection partner to conduct household-level surveys for an impact evaluation of a large-scale aquaculture programme in Bangladesh. The service provider will be expected to conduct enumerator training, develop and pre-test electronic data collection modules, and manage and supervise data collection amongst other activities. This call is for organisations or consortia of organisations based in Bangladesh only, individuals may not apply. Proposals must be submitted by 23:59 IST on 6 May 2019.

Call for expressions of interest: CEDIL funding for research projects

Closed The Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL) has issued a call for proposals for research projects to contribute to the centre’s strategic agenda on impact evaluation and evidence synthesis.

Bursaries available for J-PAL/CLEAR measurement and survey design course


3ie is offering five bursaries to attend J-PAL/CLEAR South Asia Measurement and Survey Design course. This three-day introductory course provides a thorough, step- by-step introduction to basic concepts of measurement theory and quantitative survey design. Participants will learn concepts related to what data to collect, how to design good survey instruments, why and how to pilot survey instruments, and how to develop field protocols, as well as best practices related to each.

3ie support for West African teams applying for the Partnership for Economic Policy’s call for expressions of interest

Closed The Partnership for Economic Policy issued a call for expressions of interest from teams to evaluate a new or existing policy initiative in East and West Africa. 3ie is also offering to help teams based in WAEMU countries with the submission process. Read the full announcement for details on the call and 3ie support.

Call for proposals: Ugandan land policy reform

Call for proposals: impact evaluation of the effectiveness of Ugandan land policy reform

Closed 3ie

3ie had invited research organisations or consortia to submit proposals for an impact evaluation of the effectiveness of the Ugandan Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 National Land Policy and associated reforms for curbing illegal land-related evictions and reducing land-related conflicts.

This call is now closed. For more information about this call please write to 


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Request for qualifications: Impact evaluations of rapid, low-cost interventions to promote latrine use in rural India

3ie 3ie, in collaboration with the Research Institute for Compassionate Economics (r.i.c.e.), invites applications for a preparation grant for our promoting latrine use in rural India programme.

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