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Child development


Within our Child Development Fund, we are interested in the psychological and behavioural development of our children, and particularly in certain neurodevelopmental conditions and the factors that influence them.  To that end we fund:

For our current researcher calls and key dates please visit the active calls page.

Please note our call for research into Rolandic Epilepsy is now open all year round. We suggest you get in touch with us via email if you would like to discuss or submit to this call.

**Please note there is a change in the maximum funding level (£65k with an allowance of up to £80k for studies with particularly high material costs). For more information regarding the new application procedure, please visit our application guidelines page **

We also fund some non-research practical projects, including

and to a lesser extent

  • Practical projects (applications accepted all year). This year, we are particularly interested in practical and policy projects supporting later class start times for teenagers.

Some examples of organisations which TWF has provided grant support to can be found here. Some useful publications and web links relating to the Child Development fund can be found here. Please note the application procedures for both Dissemination and Practical projects remains unchanged to previous years.