Funding calls

We provide an overview of the latest research for international development funding opportunities in the UK: ranging from major initiatives to small research grants, workshop and travel grants, prizes and awards, and individual fellowships and studentships.

Find more information on major UK funding sources here, or explore the wider picture of UK funding for international development research here.

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Funding call

NIHR: COVID-19 urgent public health research


COVID-19 urgent public health research is being prioritised to gather the necessary clinical and epidemiological evidence that will inform national policy and enable new...

Funding call

AHRC: Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Urgency Grants pilot

Deadline: 20 Oct 2020

Funded as a part of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), the Urgency Grants Pilot is an open, responsive mechanism through which arts and humanities researchers can respond to unanticipated urgent research needs. The call is now open to applications addressing the Covid-19 pandemic and associated international development challenges and impacts.