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Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB)

The next TFSCB Call for Proposals will be announced in Fall 2017

The TFSCB Spring Call for Proposals is now closed

Sponsor: Development Economics and Chief Economist (DEC)

The Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB), a multi-donor trust fund, aims to improve the capacity of developing countries to produce and use statistics with an overall objective of supporting effective decision-making for development. The TFSCB works closely with the Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21) to advance coordinated international efforts to improve statistics globally. The TFSCB supports projects aiming at strengthening national statistical systems in priority areas and developing statistical capacity in a sustainable manner, including openness and accessibility of data in line with the Open Data Initiative and innovative approaches to improve data collection.

The TFSCB Spring 2017 call for the Statistical Capacity Building window and National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS) window closed on April 28, 2017. The next TFSCB Call for Proposals will be announced in Fall 2017.

**Please read the TFSCB Guidelines & Procedures very carefully, as the application procedure has changed considerably.**

For further information please access the TFSCB Guidelines & Procedures and required TFSCB Supporting Documentation. You may contact any of the TFSCB Administration Unit Team members for questions:  Masako Hiraga, or Ingrid Ivins.