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RFP Listings:

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—Systems for Action (S4A) Call for Proposals for Supplemental COVID-19 Studies

August 05, 2020

Eligible teams must have an active or recently completed research study (within 12 months of application submission) that can be extended through the use of supplemental research funding.

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. 

Greenwall Foundation—The Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program

August 24, 2020

The Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics is a career development award to enable junior faculty members to carry out innovative bioethics research. It supports research that goes beyond current work in bioethics to help resolve pressing ethical issues in clinical, biomedical, and public health decision-making, policy, and practice, and creates a community that enhances future bioethics research by Scholars and Alumni/ae.

Sorenson Impact Foundation—Equitable and Resilient Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic and Resulting Economic Crisis

August 30, 2020

The Sorenson Impact Foundation (SIF) is inviting potential grant recipients to propose solutions that can contribute to a more equitable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis. SIF is specifically targeting solutions that enable recovery through developing and growing businesses as well as the communities they’re in to equitably rebuild coming out of the current social, health and economic crisis. 

HAND Foundation—Prevention of Child Sex Abuse

October 01, 2020

HAND Foundation is currently accepting unsolicited inquiries from organizations working on the Prevention of Child Sex Abuse. 

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. 

Russell Sage Foundation - Small Grants in Behavioral Economics

The Russell Sage Foundation offers small grants to support high quality research in behavioral economics and to encourage young investigators (Ph.D. students and recent graduates) to enter this developing field.

CISCO Research Center - Legal Implications for IoT, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Systems

This request for proposals invites researchers to investigate legal and policy issues in the quickly developing world of machine learning, artificial intelligence, machine-to-machine interactions, and the rapidly expanding world of data creation, transfer, collection and analysis from Internet of Things.

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.

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