Application Instructions | Displaced Livelihoods Initiative | IPA Call for Proposals

Application Instructions | Displaced Livelihoods Initiative | IPA Call for Proposals

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IPA and J-PAL’s Displaced Livelihoods Initiative, supported by the IKEA Foundation, has launched its third Call for Proposals. For proposals for research in Africa, Asia, or Latin America, optional expressions of interest are due May 24, 2024, and proposals are due July 26, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific. Those interested in applying are asked to first read the initiative’s Call for Proposals.

The Application Instructions provide a comprehensive overview of the requirements and instructions to apply. As the Application Instructions cover in further detail, the following materials are required for submissions:

Expression of Interest (optional)
Deadline: Friday, May 24, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific
Please submit basic project information submission via our online portal

Proposals Deadline:
Friday, July 26, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific
The following are required for submission:

  • Cover sheet and narrative
  1. Template for pilot, full study, and infrastructure and public goods creation projects
  2. Template for scaling support projects
  3. Template for exploratory grants
  • Budget template
  • Letter(s) of support (if applicable)
  • Power calculations (full studies only)

Please submit all materials via the following online portals:

  1. Portal for pilot study, full study, infrastructure and public goods creation, and scaling support proposals
  2. Portal for exploratory proposals

Please reach out to with any questions.

Dates for Round III:

  • April 10, 2024: Competitive round announced
  • May 24, 2024: Expression of interest deadline (optional)
  • Week of June 10, 2024: Responses to expressions of interest released, recommending whether or not teams should submit a full proposal
  • July 26, 2024: Proposal submission deadline
  • October 2024: Awards announced