Changing the Story Opens Large Grants Round

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) programme Changing the Story offer a series of grants to further explore the different ways in which Official Development Assistance (ODA) countries can build civil societies with, and for, young people in areas of post-conflict.

Changing the Story are interested in work that will contribute understanding towards at least one of these research questions:

What lessons can be learnt from the ways in which CSOs have attempted to deal with the legacy of past violence on the key issues facing young people in these societies today?

How can these lessons be shaped into practical, and sustainable, development projects on the ground, localising best practice to the situation faced by specific communities?

How can CSOs most effectively share best practice internationally? What are the higher-level policy implications of our research findings for development agencies and multilateral bodies seeking to roll out more extensive programmes on post-conflict resolution?

This Large Grants scheme is the third round of projects to be administered by Changing the Story.

The project team must be multi-institutional. It must include at least two researchers – one from the UK and one from the ODA-country. One of these must be the Principal Investigator for the project. It must also include at least one CSO partner working in the ODA recipient country.

Changing the Story Large Grants Awards range from £50,000-£100,000 (duration 12 months).

The application deadline for the Large Grants scheme is 14 June 2019.

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