The application process varies according to the type of grant being requested.
System capacity and program development grants can be requested at any time. View the calendar of deadlines below for all other implementation grants (system transformation and Multiplier grants).
Knowledge and innovation (KIX) grants and advocacy and social accountability grants (Education Out Loud) follow their own calendars.
These include system transformation grants and Multiplier grants.
|Deadline to submit strategic parameter documents and grant applications||Board decision|
|February 14||March 24|
|March 17||April 24|
|April 21||May 29|
|May 18||June 27|
|June 20||July 28|
|August 21||September 28|
|September 19||October 27|
|October 20||November 27|
Documents submitted to Board approval include approvals of strategic parameters in the partnership compact, grant applications above US$10 million and material revision requests for these grants.
For grant applications below US$10 million, and other grant revisions submitted to Secretariat approval, documents can be submitted at any time, and decisions are to be expected within 4 weeks.
Program development grants
Eligible countries can submit applications for program development grants (PDGs) at any time.
The grant agent prepares and submits the application, signed by the coordinating agency, together with the required documents to the GPE Secretariat at @email. The government of the eligible country must also sign off on the application.
The PDG application package consists of:
- Completed PDG application form
- Budget template
- If the grant agent wishes to submit any additional documents for consideration, these can be attached in the email when submitting the application.
Advocacy and social accountability grants
Applications for Education Out Loud grants are managed by OXFAM Ibis. Eligibility requirements and timelines to submit proposals for funding can be found on the Educationt Out Loud site.
Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX) grants
Applications for KIX global and regional grants are managed by the IDRC and support research, peer learning and exchanges in partner countries.