Diversity and Inclusion

RFP Listings:

J.M. Kaplan Fund—2021 J.M.K. Innovation Prize

April 30, 2021

The J.M.K. Innovation Prize seeks to identify, support, and elevate innovators who are spearheading transformative early-stage projects in the fields of social justice, the environment, and heritage conservation. 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research to Build a Culture of Health

April 30, 2021

Systems for Action (S4A) is a signature research program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that builds a Culture of Health by rigorously testing new ways of connecting the nation’s fragmented medical, social, and public health systems. 

Russell Sage Foundation—Behavioral Economics; Decision Making & Human Behavior in Context; Future of Work; Social, Political and Economic Inequality

May 04, 2021

RSF will accept letters of inquiry (LOIs) under these core programs and special initiatives: Behavioral EconomicsDecision Making and Human Behavior in ContextFuture of WorkRace, Ethnicity, and ImmigrationSocial, Political, and Economic Inequality. In addition, RSF will also accept LOIs relevant to any of its core programs that address at least one of the following issues: 

Brady Education Foundation—Proposals for Program Evaluations

December 01, 2021

The Foundation is currently accepting proposals focused on evaluating programs that have the potential of helping to close the opportunity and resulting achievement gaps associated with race and family income. 

Cisco Research and Open Innovation - Career/ Life Paths of Women in Engineering

Career/ Life Paths of Women in Engineering, Computer Science, and Data Science/ Applied Mathematics

Searle Freedom Trust—Grants

The Searle Freedom Trust is primarily interested in supporting domestic public policy research. Recognizing that good policymaking relies on the availability of high-quality research, the foundation invests primarily in scholarship that results in the publication of books, journal articles, and policy papers. Funding is typically provided in the form of research grants, fellowships, and other types of targeted project support.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health

Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health seeks proposals that are primed to influence health equity in the future. RWJF is interested in ideas that address any of these four areas of focus: Future of Evidence; Future of Social Interaction; Future of Food; Future of Work. Additionally, RWJF welcomes ideas that might fall outside of these four focus areas, but which offer unique approaches to advancing health equity and our progress toward a Culture of Health. 

ECMC Foundation—Grants to Implement Systemic Reforms to Increase College Success and Career Readiness

Demand for funding has increased dramatically in the last several weeks as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on postsecondary institutions and the students they serve.  As a result, we are giving priority to those requests that address the immediate challenges and opportunities arising from the pandemic. The Foundation is especially interested in those proposals that focus on implementing systemic reforms to increase college success and career readiness for students from underserved backgrounds. 

Truist Foundation—Leadership Development, Economic Mobility, Thriving Communities and Educational Equity Grants

The Truist Foundation supports their communities by investing in innovative nonprofits that align with their four key areas of focus: leadership development, economic mobility, thriving communities and educational equity.