Experts, political leaders, and voters are increasingly calling for the United States to reorient its foreign and national security policies to better reflect connections between international and domestic concerns. They argue that economic, health, education, and social problems cannot be addressed by separating foreign and domestic policies and that greater integration would lead to more effective U.S. policies at home and abroad. Given the heightened interest in these issues, there is a need to explore the key factors underlying the importance of the domestic-international connection and what an integrative policy approach might look like in practice.
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.
The Whiting Public Engagement Programs, including the Public Engagement Fellowship and the Public Engagement Seed Grant, celebrate and empower early-career humanities faculty who embrace public engagement as part of their scholarly vocation. This opportunity pertains to the Public Engagement Fellowship. (The Whiting Public Engagement Seed Grant is listed in InfoReady separately.)
The Whiting Public Engagement Programs, including the Public Engagement Fellowship and the Public Engagement Seed Grant, celebrate and empower early-career humanities faculty who embrace public engagement as part of their scholarly vocation. This opportunity pertains to the Public Engagement Seed Grant. (The Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship is listed in InfoReady separately.)
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
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
RSF will accept letters of inquiry (LOIs) under these core programs and special initiatives: Behavioral Economics; Decision Making and Human Behavior in Context; Future of Work; Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration; Social, 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:
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.
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.
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.