Grants

IDRC funds developing-country researchers, institutions, and Canadian researchers through our grants, fellowships, and awards.

Throughout the year, IDRC programs issue competitive calls for concept notes and proposals for research funding. We look for innovative proposals with the potential to be scaled up to improve more lives in developing countries.

Want to know about the latest funding calls? Subscribe to our funding alerts

Find a grant

Use this search tool to locate specific competitions for grants in your field of research.

This is a call for experts in civil registration, information technology, public health, statistics, law, and social behaviour change for civil registration and vital statistics systems strengthening.

Professionals who...

Applicant organizations

Organizations eligible to apply are those considered to have legal corporate registration in an eligible country to receive funds and to operate in the country. IDRC only enters into agreement with...

Applicant organizations

Organizations eligible to apply are those considered to have legal corporate registration in an eligible country to receive funds and to operate in the country. IDRC only enters into agreement with...

This call is open to applicants from research-focused organizations from the private sector, academia, and research institutes around the world.

The proposed research focuses on vaccine improvement for one or more of the eligible livestock...

This call for expressions of interest is open to established research organizations in eligible low-, middle- or upper-middle income countries in sub-Saharan and North Africa, the Middle East, South and South East Asia, and Latin America with...