J-PAL initiatives concentrate funding and other resources around priority topics for which rigorous policy-relevant research is urgently needed. 

Each initiative identifies key gaps in the evidence; funds cutting-edge research; and supports policy engagement to share results and scale up effective programs.

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State and Local Innovation Initiative

Proposal Due: July 17, 2020
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US Health Care Delivery Initiative

Proposal Due: August 28, 2020
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COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Initiative

Proposal Due: October 9, 2020
No active RFP cycles
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Crime & Violence Prevention

No active RFP cycles
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Work of the Future Initiative

No active RFP cycles
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Social Policy Research Initiative

No active RFP cycles