Request for Applications (RFA) Research to Advance Bilateral and Multilateral Donor Institutions’ Development Effectiveness

DT Institute seeks applications from qualified individual researchers and research institutions to conduct research analyzing the policies, strategies, approaches, and systems of leading bilateral and multilateral donor agencies related to promoting effective development outcomes. DT Institute anticipates awarding up to $40,000 total for this solicitation, and between one to three awards. Grants and/or cooperative agreements awarded as a result of this request for applications (RFA) will be implemented and managed in accordance with CFR 200 that governs grants and cooperative agreements and DT Institute’s internal grant management policies. 

This funding opportunity is posted on DT Institute’s website and may be amended. Potential applicants should regularly check the website to ensure they have the latest information pertaining to this RFA. If you have difficulty accessing this document, please contact the Research and Grants team at 

Any explanation desired by an applicant regarding the meaning or interpretation of this RFA must be requested in writing, in English, via and must be submitted no later than the date and time specified in the Questions Due line stated above. This will allow sufficient time for a reply/amendment to reach all applicants before they submit their responses. Any information that substantially changes the requirements of this RFA shall be released through the issuance of an amendment to the RFA. DT Institute may, at its own discretion, extend the deadline for the submission of applications or alter any information contained within this RFA.

Please see the complete RFA here for full details.