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. 


Call for expressions of interest: CEDIL funding for research projects

Apr 11, 2019 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 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.

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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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