Calls for Proposals

INSPIRE issues calls for proposals to fund research on a broad range of topics aligned to the NGFS’s workstreams.

General FAQ

Can I submit a proposal if the call for proposal is closed?
If you are interested in our research focus and have an innovative research proposal, you can pitch your idea and request a proposal form from the secretariat at Please ensure you have read the following FAQ first.
Who can submit proposals?
We accept proposals from all institutions conducting research, including academic-scholarship, nonprofit organisations, non-government organisations, and international financial and monetary institutions. We recommend research that is conducted in partnership with financial institutions and can work in cooperation between multiple organisations. We welcome research oriented around emerging economies and/or the global south. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Do you accept proposals from commercial entities?
We don’t preclude commercial entities from participating. However, the full availability of the findings is key.
What is the size of your commissions?
Our commissions normally range from 10,000 - 50,000 US$.
Who can I contact if my question is not addressed here?
If you have further questions, please send these to