All RFPs in Education:

Cigna Foundation—Grants to Address Children’s Mental Health and Childhood Hunger

September 30, 2020

The Cigna Foundation is inviting nonprofits working to create greater access to mental health services to apply for funding through its “Healthier Kids For Our Future” grant program. The program will provide up to a total of $5 million in grants to community organizations over the next year. 

General Motors—Annual Philanthropy Program

September 30, 2020

General Motors believes that creating a global community will transform the world into one that is more livable, sustainable and prosperous. Their commitment is demonstrated through investments in STEM education, vehicle and road safety and community development. Proposals that are aligned with these goals can apply for a grant or charitable event sponsorship. 

The Lalor Foundation—Advancing Research and Innovation in Reproductive Health

November 01, 2020

The Anna Lalor Burdick Program seeks to empower young women through education about healthy reproduction in order to broaden and enhance their options in life.

American Psychological Foundation—LGBT Research Grant

November 01, 2020

Lesbians, gays, bisexuals and trans (LGBT) people face many challenges in forming, defining and maintaining families.  This program seeks to encourage the study of LGBT family psychology and therapy through its support of promising young investigators whose graduate research is oriented toward issues in this general area.  Preference is given to advanced students who have demonstrated their commitment to this area through their dissertation research plans. 

Russell Sage Foundation & The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation—Pipeline Research Grants on Economic Mobility & Access to Opportunity

November 04, 2020

The Russell Sage Foundation, in partnership with the Economic Mobility and Opportunity program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, seeks to advance innovative research on economic mobility and access to opportunity in the United States. RSF is interested in research focused on structural barriers to economic mobility and how individuals, communities, and governments have come to understand, navigate, and challenge the existence of systemic inequalities. This initiative will support early- and mid-career tenure-track scholars and promote diversity by prioritizing applications from scholars who are underrepresented in the social sciences. This includes racial, ethnic, gender, disciplinary, institutional, and geographic diversity. 

Russell Sage Foundation—Future of Work; Immigration and Immigrant Integration; Race, Ethnicity and Immigration; Social, Political and Economic Inequality Research Grants

November 11, 2020

In response to the crises of 2020, the Russell Sage Foundation is dedicating its next funding cycle exclusively to research that seeks to improve our understanding of these extraordinary times. Letters of inquiry should fall under one of RSF's core programs and special initiatives (Future of Work; Immigration and Immigrant Integration; Race, Ethnicity and Immigration; Social, Political and Economic Inequality) and must address at least one of the following issues:

Retirement Income Institute—Call for Proposals to Fund Scholarly Works in Progress

January 21, 2021

The Retirement Income Institute’s (“Insti­tute”) mission is to create a bridge from ideas, research, and evidence to action related to protected lifetime income — by retirement savers, the Alliance for Lifetime Income’s member companies, employer plan sponsors, financial professionals, and other key participants in the U.S.’s retirement ecosystem. 

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 was founded by Daniel C. Searle in 1998 to foster research and education on public policy issues that affect individual freedom and economic liberty.

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. 

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