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. 

At the moment we don’t have any open opportunity

Bursaries available for Evidence to Action Conference 2019

Closed 3ie

3ie is offering three bursaries to nationals and residents of countries in the Middle East and North Africa region or in Sub-Saharan Africa to attend the 2nd Evidence to Action Conference and Exhibition in Accra, Ghana from 9-12 July. Participants in this conference will help identify and discuss accountability and responsibilities of stakeholders in the use of evidence to address developmental needs.

Call for applications: Swachh Maharashtra Grand Challenge


The Swachh Maharashtra Grand Challenge is an open innovation platform set up in partnership with the government of Maharashtra, corporate and social sector to identify, implement, nurture and replicate highly innovative, effective, scalable and sustainable sanitation projects. Any Indian organisation including NGOs, social Enterprises, for-profit companies, academic institutions and others can submit their solutions on the website, against each of these themes. The deadline for submitting applications is 31 May 2019. Read more

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

Closed 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.

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

Closed 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.

Recent awards

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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