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Next round of funding launched!

We are pleased to announce that applications for Darwin Initiative Round 31 are now open.

We are welcoming applications under all four funding schemes.

The closing dates for Darwin Initiative applications are as follows:

  • Darwin Initiative Extra Deadline: Monday 16 September 2024
  • Darwin Initiative Main
    • Stage 1 Deadline: Monday 8 July 2024
    • Stage 2 (by invite only) Deadline: Monday 2 December 2024
  • Darwin Initiative Innovation Deadline: Monday 21 October 2024
  • Darwin Initiative Capability & Capacity Deadline: Monday 21 October 2024

Further information on the schemes, the guidance documents, and the scoring criteria can be found on each scheme’s application page under the Apply page.

Make sure to read the application guidance for the scheme you want to apply for. The comprehensive guidance documents provide all the information about what is required for a successful application and how you should apply.

If you’d like to see examples of application forms and reports from funded projects, head to the Projects section on our website where you can search through projects by funding round, scheme, country, institution, biomes and ecosystems as well as by Project Leader.