The calls below are now closed. The following is for information only.

Large Grants

We invited proposals of between £1 million and £2.5 million (at 100 per cent FEC) for an open Large Grants competition.

  • Large Grants competition 2016/17 (closed 13 October 2016)


The ESRC, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the Arts and Humanities Research Council invited collaborative applications to establish an evidence centre for UK housing.

  • Evidence centre on UK housing (closed 11 October 2016)

There will be no open element to the 2016/17 centres competition as we are currently reviewing our research centres policy.

Under the Global Challenges Research Fund we will run a centres competition on the Foundations of inclusive growth: