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RFP Listings:

American Lung Association—Public Policy Research Award

December 10, 2020

The American Lung Association Public Policy Research Award is intended to support research on and evaluation of existing public policy and programs, as well as pilot and demonstration projects that inject innovative ideas and provide evidence for the development of new public policies impacting lung health. This grant is not intended to support events, lobbying efforts, legislative meetings or briefings. 

The Spencer Foundation—Racial Equity Special Research Grants

December 15, 2020

In honor of the Spencer Foundation's 50th Anniversary, the Foundation has launched The Racial Equity Special Research Grants program to support education research projects that will contribute to understanding and ameliorating racial inequality in education. 

Media Democracy Fund—NetGain Small Grants Fund

January 11, 2021

The NetGain Small Grants Fund is managed by Media Democracy Fund. It will support projects that catalyze or build on ideas that emerged from NetGain years Four and Five around digital threats to democracy, mis/disinformation and public interest research on the platforms. This includes: 

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. 

New Earth Foundation—Life's Wellness and Earth's Peace Grants

February 01, 2021

New Earth Foundation seeks to fund innovative projects that enhance life on our planet and brighten the future, furthering peace. Smaller, newer 501(c)(3) organizations are the focus of grants given, so that the foundation’s gift can make a more significant contribution to the work of the recipient organization.  

Charles Koch Foundation—Foreign Policy Research Grants

March 11, 2021

The Foundation supports scholars and institutions interested in challenging the current approach, providing alternative visions for U.S. foreign policy, and engaging in research that can bridge the gap between ideas and policy. The Foundation is especially interested in foreign policy research projects from political science, international relations, history, or economics. However, proposals from all fields will be considered on their merits. 

William T. Grant Foundation—Research Grants on Reducing Inequality

August 04, 2021

he Foundation’s mission is to support research to improve the lives of young people ages 5-25 in the United States. One way that the Foundation pursues this mission is by investing in high-quality field-initiated studies on reducing inequality in youth outcomes. 

William T. Grant Foundation—Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence

August 04, 2021

Studying ways to improve the use of research evidence will require new and innovative ideas, and the Foundation welcomes creative studies that have potential to advance the field. Proposals for studies are evaluated on the basis of their fit with our interests; the strength and feasibility of their designs, methods, and analyses; their potential to inform improvements to research use; and their contribution to theory and empirical evidence. 

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

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

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