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Grants And Fundings

Local Challenge Fund (LCF)

Local Challenge Fund (LCF)

Key Objectives

  • To support cross-disciplinary research projects that address any of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the district level.
  • To strengthen the local university research capacity and to contribute to the research mission of the host institution in solving local issues.

The portfolio of awards supported through the Local Challenge Fund will address a broad range of local issues. It is anticipated that awards will be distributed at academic institutions across Pakistan and that a significant proportion of the PIs will be female.