The Initiative will provide multi-year funding to promising think tanks, and will work with successful applicants to improve their organizational performance.
The Initiative will make a series of core grants to cover operating and research costs as well as institutional strengthening activities.
Given limited resources available, the Initiative will initially focus on the following selected countries:
Grants will provide up to 30 percent of an institution’s overall budget over the funding period.
Core grants will be either a four-year renewable grant or a two-year renewable grant combined with dedicated capacity development to address key weaknesses.
Newly-established think tanks may be provided with a short-term grant to support a strategic planning exercise. Assuming successful completion of these grants, applicants would then be invited to re-apply for longer-term support.
Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:
For further details, see: Think Tank Initiative Funding Website