The North Carolina Evaluation Fund was established to support research partnerships that inform policy and program decisions. OSBM awarded eight Evaluation Fund grants totaling nearly $1 million in autumn 2022. 

To see research projects that received Evaluation Fund grants, please see the award announcement.

North Carolina state government agencies were eligible apply. Applicants identified higher education institutions and other research organizations as research partners for their projects.

Resources for State Agencies 

Grant Application & Instructions

Watch video of our Information Session for state agencies and research partners on Evaluation Fund Grants, recorded May 26, 2022. 

The NC Office of Strategic Partnerships can help you advertise your project and identify a research partner.

North Carolina Project Portal

Please contact Carrie Hollis at with any questions about the NC Evaluation Fund. Please also review our Frequently Asked Questions

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