Types of call

Social Research Call

Social Research Call
Support for research that generates knowledge on the social reality in Portugal and Spain. 1.3M euros per year shared between projects of up to 115.000 euros. Research projects of 24 months.

Flash Calls

Flash Calls
Calls to support social studies that are developed in under 12 months in Portugal and Spain. 800,000 euros per shared between projects of up to 30,000 euros. Two calls are opened each year with a specific subject area for each one.

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Social Research Call 2024 (SRC 2024)

Social Inclusion -

The Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” Foundation launches an open and competitive call to fund excellent, innovative and socially-oriented research projects. Proposals must generate new knowledge to broaden our understanding of the major challenges of today’s society, using quantitative methods.

Open calls

There are no calls open at present.

Calls for evaluation


Call to support research projects on the social impact of Climate Change (FS23-2B)


The Social Observatory of the ”la Caixa” Foundation is opening a new call to support research projects in the social sciences in which data are used from quantitative surveys on the social impact of Climate Change, in Portugal.

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