STRATEGIC IMPACT EVALUATION FUND: INITIAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF) is a new trust fund established within the World Bank to carry out and support research evaluating the impact of programs on alleviating poverty and improving people’s lives. The knowledge generated will provide evidence for designing more effective policies and programs.
Deadline for submitting proposals: June 4, 2012 8:00 a.m. (EST)
This first call for proposals will focus on four thematic research clusters chosen for their strategic policy relevance:
(i) early childhood nutrition, health and development;
(ii) water supply, sanitation, and hygiene linked to human development outcomes;
(iii) basic education service delivery;
(iv) health systems and service delivery.
Within these research areas a range of program types are welcome, including cash transfer programs and programs supporting multiple interventions. Through these thematic clusters, the program will generate cross-country evidence on how programs work in different contexts.