Human Services & Community Engagement

All RFPs in Human Services & Community Engagement

V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation—Cultural Resilience and Global Leadership under the Conditions of Environmental Breakdown

July 13, 2020

The urgency of dealing with unsustainable consumption, the climate crisis, and their consequential impacts to our natural systems are the overall themes for the V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation. The complexity surrounding the impacts of climate change and scaling of our collective mitigation efforts are primary concerns. The Foundation favors projects that consider all life equally important, use a systems approach to address root causes and achieve change, take stock of and tell the truth about the scale, complexity, and urgency of dealing with environmental problems, are based on original thinking, creative ideas, and experimentation, alter power dynamics related to decision-making and influence, and have international significance and perspective, even if they are locally based. The V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation works primarily on international-level issues. 

data.org—Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge

July 17, 2020

As part of data.org’s commitment to building the field of data science for social impact, they have launched a $10 million data.org Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge. The challenge will seek to elicit proposals for scalable and sustainable data science solutions from and for every part of the world. 

E-Cubed—Education in Emergencies Call for Proposals

July 20, 2020

The 2020 call for E-Cubed proposals aims to generate and disseminate relevant and usable research to support evidence for education during crises and large-scale disruptions. They call on applicants to share proposals that address the gaps in evidence for education that have been further highlighted as a result of this global emergency. They ask applicants to consider preventative solutions as well as immediate responses to addressing education needs during large-scale disruptions. 

Merck—Investigator Studies Program (MISP): SARS CoV-2/COVID-19

July 24, 2020

This is a competitive review process that will be conducted by the SARS CoV-2/COVID-19 MISP Review Committee. Decisions will be made on the basis of scientific merit and strategic fit within the AOI. Please review the critical activities and abide by the timelines as outlined below. 

Merck—Investigator Studies Program (MISP): Patient Engagement, Diversity and Health Literacy

July 27, 2020

This is a competitive process that will be conducted by the Patient Engagement, Diversity and Health Literacy MISP this year. Decisions will be made on the basis of scientific merit and strategic fit within the AOI.

Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts—Strengthening Access to Care for Opioid Use Disorder Patients During the COVID-19 National Public Health Emergency: Recovery Support Services

July 31, 2020

FORE will initiate rapid response grant support for specific projects that aim to strengthen access to evidence-based OUD recovery services for vulnerable and high-risk populations during the COVID-19 national emergency. 

Russell Sage Foundation—COVID 19 & Systemic Racial Inequality Social Science Research Grants

August 05, 2020

In response to the crises of 2020, the foundation is dedicating its next funding cycle exclusively to research that seeks to improve our understanding of these extraordinary times. The severe consequences of the Covid19-pandemic, including its economic disruptions, and the recent mass protests to combat systemic racial inequality in policing and other institutions have reaffirmed the importance of social science research examining economic, political, racial, ethnic, generational, and social inequalities relevant to public policy and social change. 

TD Bank—The 2020 TD Ready Challenge

August 13, 2020

The TD Ready Challenge is an annual North American initiative, which supports organizations developing innovative solutions for a changing world. Recipients must be organizations that have impactful and measurable solutions focused on helping to open doors for a more inclusive and sustainable tomorrow. 

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.

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. 

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