Forte regularly issues calls for proposals to strengthen the knowledge base within social services. The starting point for all calls for proposals within the program for applied welfare research is the strategic research agenda and the eight priority research areas presented therein.
Forte actively works to ensure that the calls for proposals reflect the mission to fund research based on the needs of practice and service users.
Next Call for Proposals: Applied Welfare Research 2025
The next call for proposals is tentatively scheduled to open in the fall of 2024. The preliminary start of funding is in the spring of 2025. The call for proposals includes the following types of grants:
- Project grants
- Research overviews
Eight priority research areas
The starting point for all calls for proposals is the programme’s strategic research agenda and the eight priority research areas presented therein:
- Effects of interventions
- Methods for assessing individuals’ needs for services
- Preventive work and early interventions in social services
- Implementation, change, and improvement work
- Integrated service chains and cooperation
- User involvement/participation
- Digitalization and welfare technology
- Non-profit and private sectors as providers of social services
General requirements for applying for grants within the program include that the research is relevant and applicable within the operational areas of social services and for service users, and that the research is conducted in collaboration with relevant stakeholders in the field.
Your organisation needs to have a Prisma account
To apply for Forte’s grants, a Swedish university, higher education institution or other research organisation needs to administer the funding. An organisation account in Prisma is needed in order to do this. The organisations that will be administering the funds need to apply for an organisation account via Prisma in good time.
Current Calls for Proposals
Calls Here you will find current calls for proposals within the programme on applied welfare research.
Closed Calls for Proposals
Calls Here you will find closed calls for proposals within the programme on applied welfare research.