There are five categories of sub-grants, ranging from USD 5,000 for proposal development to USD 450,000 for greenfield evaluations. 

To cover time/resources to develop proposal for a pilot, natural experiments, extensions, or greenfield evaluations.

Amount: $5000

To conduct 3-12months pilot studies aimed at developing and testing interventions, and methodologies that can be scaled into full research projects.

Amount: $40,000 - $60,000

To conduct quasi-experimental research, such as utilizing variation from a regulatory change that enables observation of differences between individuals or regions exposed to the change and those not exposed to it.  

Amount: $40,000 - $60,000

To undertake components of an ongoing experiment (e.g., endline data collection) , expand or conduct follow-on activities associated with a completed research/experiment. 

Amount: $100,000 - $125,000

To conduct rigorous impact evaluations, working with treatment and control groups with larger interventions for a period of up to 3 to 4 years.

Amount: $250,000 - $450,000