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KIX call for concept notes: Knowledge and innovation for education in emergencies and fragile, conflict and violence-affected contexts

Call for
Concept notes
Education and Science
24 months
Funded by
The Global Partnership for Education Knowledge and Innovation Exchange, a joint endeavour with IDRC
Single country grants of up to CAD500,000. Multi-country grants of up to CAD1,000,000.
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This funding opportunity is open to either individual organizations or consortia of up to three organizations working in Global Partnership for Education (GPE) partner countries. Specific eligibility requirements, including funding and duration, vary across the types of grants available (single country or multi-country). Please consult the detailed call document for more specific eligibility requirements.


IDRC and the GPE invite concept notes for applied research projects to generate and mobilize evidence to contextualize and scale the impact of promising or proven innovative approaches to improve children’s access and retention in education in emergencies, and fragile, conflict and violence-affected (FCV) contexts in GPE partner countries. 

This call involves a two-stage process, with submission of concept notes in the first stage, followed by full proposal submissions by shortlisted applicants.  

More details

For more information, please read the detailed call document and frequently asked questions (FAQ).  

Learn more about KIX

More questions? Please direct them to before March 28, 2024, and register for our FAQ webinar taking place on April 4, 2024. If you are unable to attend, please monitor the KIX YouTube channel for the recording. 

If you are eligible for this opportunity we welcome you to submit an application.

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