Research opportunity and funding

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation issues 'calls for proposals' and invites submissions to them. However we are not a grant-making organisation and do not accept speculative enquiries for funding. 

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Current calls for proposals

Current calls for proposals

Flood resilience for disadvantaged areas

Deadline: 18 November 2015

This project aims to identify how flood resilience can be developed in communities which may be most disadvantaged by flooding in the UK, taking account of the future risks of climate change, as well as demographic and other social change and development.

International policy and practice review: How do cities lead an inclusive growth agenda? 

Deadline: 23 November 2015

We want to identify cities that champion an inclusive growth agenda.  Our aim is to generate evidence and ideas which can influence UK city leaders.

Psychological, social and cultural factors in decision making by people in poverty in the UK 

Deadline: 6 November 2015

This multi-disciplinary evidence review should consider the evidence on the ways in which psychological, social and cultural factors affect decision making by individuals who experience poverty in the UK.

Home owners and poverty

Deadline: 19 October 2015

This project seeks to understand more about home owners who are in poverty and how this group might change in coming years.

Poverty, evictions and forced move

Deadline: 19 October 2015

This call for proposals forms part of JRF’s UK-wide Housing and Poverty programme. The programme aims to set out credible policy and practice approaches to delivering housing (or directly housing related) responses, that could better prevent, mitigate or reduce the impact of poverty and material deprivation on households

District heating: Delivering affordable and sustainable energy?

Deadline: 4 November 2015

Related content York Committee

York Committee

The York Committee makes grants to organisations to help improve the general quality of life in York, with particular regard for those who experiencing or affected by poverty and disadvantage

Grants typically range from £100 to £5000. 

More information about the York Committee

Funding from other Joseph Rowntree trusts

Funding from other Joseph Rowntree trusts

These two trusts are fully independent from Joseph Rowntree Foundation.