Welcome to the Science Granting Councils Initiative

We are a multilateral initiative established in 2015 that is strengthening the institutional capacities of 16 public science funding agencies in Sub-Saharan Africa in order to support research and evidence-based policies that will contribute to economic and social development.

"...as role players in national systems of Innovation, Science Granting Councils are key to advancing gender transformation..."

Strengthening Capacities of Science Granting Councils in Advancing Gender and Inclusivity Transformation