GCRF Funding Opportunities
Funding Opportunities under the GCRF Umbrella
A number of funding opportunities are available from the GCRF initiative, further details on the available opportunities as well as information and details for managed processes for calls where for example there is an institutional limit.
UKRI Is distributing funds through the an UKRI Collective Fund and also through individual Research Councils.
Some Research Councils also have their own dedicated GCRF pages:
Collective Fund Calls
The second collective fund call is currently underway, Interdisciplinary Research Hubs to Address Intractable Challenges Faced by Developing Countries, decisions regarding the assessment of outline proposals are due to be announced by the end of February.
Research Council Led Calls
Open Calls (there are currently no open RCUK Calls):
|Call Name||Funder||Closing Date|
|Food & nutrition research for health in the developing world||BBSRC||11 September 2018|
|Global Challenges Research Fund 2018||STFC||11 September 2018|
|Agri-systems research to enhance livelihoods in developing countries||BBSRC||19 September 2018|
|Innovation Projects||NERC||26 September 2018|
|Community-Led Strategies for Creative and Heritage-Based Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa||AHRC||1 October 2018|
|GCRF Global Engagement Networks||UKRI||11 October 2018|
|International Flexible Interchange Programme (I-FLIP)||BBSRC||16 October 2018|
|UKRI-UNDP joint report: How science, research and innovation can best contribute to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals for developing countries||UKRI||5 November 2018|
|Nahrein Network Research Grant Awards||AHRC||15 November 2018|
Individual Research Councils are also accepting GCRF eligible proposals through their standard funding routes.
Internal Funding Opportunities
Research England GCRF funds are now available, call closing dates on 27 September and 22 November.
No currently open calls.
No open calls. Details on open calls can be found on the RAEng International Programmes pages.
GCRF Africa Catalyst will reopen in September 2018.
GCRF Networking Grants - up to £25k to develop new international collaborations (closed, round 4 opens early 2019)
Academy of Medical Sciences
Global Challenges Research Fund Networking Grants - awards provide up to £25,000 to support international networking events aimed at addressing global challenges and promoting interdisciplinary collaborations between researchers in developing countries and researchers in the UK (closed, round 4 opens early 2019)