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. 

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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.

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


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.

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


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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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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