Deadlines for grant applications

View the milestones and requirements to apply for GPE grants

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.


 

Implementation grants

These include system transformation grants and Multiplier grants.

Deadline to submit strategic parameter documents and grant applications Board decision
September 14 October 26
October 13 November 24
December 13 January 27, 2023
January 10, 2023 February 17

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.

Access Education Out Loud

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.

Learn more about KIX