The UKCDS hub is an excellent resource which will help researchers navigate UK funding opportunities in global development research including some key large funding sources within the UK such as DFID, Wellcome Trust, Newton Fund, GCRF, Ross Fund. Each page provides an overview of the funding topic areas, countries they fund, eligibility for both UK and international researchers and key funding programmes.
The Global Fund for Disaster Reduction and Recovery along with the UK Government Department for International Development are seeking Expressions of Interest by 15th September. The competitive Challenge Fund pilots new and innovative approaches to strengthen disaster and climate risk decision-making and overcome challenges to availability and accessibility of risk information in developing countries. This Challenge Fund provides small grants to projects that help bridge the gap between technology and on-the-ground user needs in the field of disaster risk identification.
Check out these funding calls and pre-calls from ESRC
Call for Science Learning+ Partnership Grants. Partnership Grants under Science Learning+. International initiative ESRC / Wellcome Trust / National Science Foundation (USA) Deadline 14 June 2016
Trans-Atlantic Platform: Digging into Data Challenge ESRC / AHRC on behalf of the Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP). Launch of the T-AP Digging into Data Challenge. Deadline 29 June 2016
ESRC-NSFC Newton Call for collaborative research and networking opportunity Developing financial systems to support sustainable growth in China. ESRC / National Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Developing financial systems to support sustainable growth in China. Deadline 20 July 2016
ESRC-DFID Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Research Programme – 2016 call ESRC / DFID. Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Research Programme. Deadline 26 July 2016.
Innovation awards under PaCCS focusing on Conflict and International Development. ESRC / AHRC. Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research (PaCCS) focusing on Conflict and International Development. (Pre-call.)
Tackling antimicrobial resistance: behaviour within and beyond the healthcare setting .We are planning to announce a call for both smaller pump priming grants and larger collaborative research grants (Pre-call.)
Evidence centre on UK housing. ESRC,/ Joseph Rowntree Foundation / AHRC invite collaborative applications to establish an evidence centre for UK housing. Deadline 1 October 2016
Research synthesis projects designed to significantly advance global understanding of the way that ecosystem services contribute to poverty alleviation. The ESPA (Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation) Programme is a partnership between the ESRC, NERC and DFiD. Find out more