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Current Funders

Young Lives receives funding from a range of donors for our quantitative and qualitative data gathering, research analysis, communications and policy work.

Additional funding is obtained from time to time from other donors, in response to specific issues or research interests, either geographically or thematically based.

UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)

FCDO, formally the Department for International Development, which provided core funding to Young Lives until 2018m, funds Young Lives at Work

The Old Dart Foundation

The Old Dart Foundation funds Young Lives at Work in Peru

Echidna Giving

Echidna Giving funds Gender and Education

National Health Institute

The National Health Institute IH funds Foundational cognitive skills development in Ethiopia and Peru

Medical Research Council (MRC) 

The Medical Research Council funds Health Risks of Early Life Obesity in Peru

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

The Packard Foundation funds Sexual and Reproductive Health in Ethiopia

 

Past Funders

Since 2001, we have received funding from the following donors.

UNICEF Ethiopia and FCDO

Gendered Transitions to Adulthood in Ethiopia:

Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF)

 Methodological Learning and Lessons from Young Lives

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Young Marriage and Parenthood Study

Children's Investment Fund Foundation 

Research and policy programme on child marriage in India and early education in Ethiopia (2015-18)

Irish Aid

School surveys in Ethiopia and Vietnam (2015-18)

Oak Foundation

  • Research on violence affecting children in Ethiopia (2015-18).
  • A study on child work/labour in Ethiopia (2012-14).
  • A study on risk and resilience (orphan-hood and parental absence in Ethiopia and child work and migration in India) (2009-12). 
  • Support to the Child Research and Practice Forum in Ethiopia (2010-18)

UNICEF Office of Research-Innocenti

A multi country study on the drivers of violence affecting children (2015-16)

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

A study on Gender, Poverty and Transitions to Adulthood, funded under its Global Development and Population Programme (2014-16)

Bernard van Leer Foundation

A research stream on early childhood transitions (2007-12)

Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Provided co-funding from 2010 to 2014 which enabled us to expand our education research

Royal Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi

Supported the Vietnam school survey (2015-16)

 

Current Funders

Young Lives receives funding from a range of donors for our quantitative and qualitative data gathering, research analysis, communications and policy work.

Additional funding is obtained from time to time from other donors, in response to specific issues or research interests, either geographically or thematically based.

UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)

FCDO, formally the Department for International Development, which provided core funding to Young Lives until 2018m, funds Young Lives at Work

The Old Dart Foundation

The Old Dart Foundation funds Young Lives at Work in Peru

Echidna Giving

Echidna Giving funds Gender and Education

National Health Institute

The National Health Institute IH funds Foundational cognitive skills development in Ethiopia and Peru

Medical Research Council (MRC) 

The Medical Research Council funds Health Risks of Early Life Obesity in Peru

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

The Packard Foundation funds Sexual and Reproductive Health in Ethiopia

 

Past Funders

Since 2001, we have received funding from the following donors.

UNICEF Ethiopia and FCDO

Gendered Transitions to Adulthood in Ethiopia:

Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF)

 Methodological Learning and Lessons from Young Lives

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Young Marriage and Parenthood Study

Children's Investment Fund Foundation 

Research and policy programme on child marriage in India and early education in Ethiopia (2015-18)

Irish Aid

School surveys in Ethiopia and Vietnam (2015-18)

Oak Foundation

  • Research on violence affecting children in Ethiopia (2015-18).
  • A study on child work/labour in Ethiopia (2012-14).
  • A study on risk and resilience (orphan-hood and parental absence in Ethiopia and child work and migration in India) (2009-12). 
  • Support to the Child Research and Practice Forum in Ethiopia (2010-18)

UNICEF Office of Research-Innocenti

A multi country study on the drivers of violence affecting children (2015-16)

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

A study on Gender, Poverty and Transitions to Adulthood, funded under its Global Development and Population Programme (2014-16)

Bernard van Leer Foundation

A research stream on early childhood transitions (2007-12)

Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Provided co-funding from 2010 to 2014 which enabled us to expand our education research

Royal Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi

Supported the Vietnam school survey (2015-16)