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. 


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

Mar 11, 2019 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

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3ie is requesting 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.

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Apply for bursaries to attend short course on impact evaluation for evidence-based policy in development, 13-24 May, Norwich, UK

Closed 3ie 3ie is offering three bursaries to attend the University of East Anglia's short course on Impact evaluation for evidence-based policy in development in Norwich, UK from 13 to 24 May 2019.

Coming soon: CEDIL call for applications for research projects and innovative impact evaluations

Closed The Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning will issue a request for applications for research projects and innovative applications that contribute to their strategic research agenda.

Request for Proposals: Evaluation of Scaling Up Nutrition’s Business Network


The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is inviting proposals for an independent evaluation of the Business Network of Scaling Up Nutrition, a dedicated global platform for business and nutrition which comprises of 25 national networks. This network, co-convened by GAIN and the UN World Food Programme, has activities that include convening businesses, assessing technical, financial and other business support service needs for over 300 members, and advocates for the role of business in addressing nutrition.

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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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