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Thomas Jefferson Fund

The French Embassy and the FACE Foundation are launching the Thomas Jefferson Fund to support new collaborations and the most innovative projects between promising young researchers in France and the United States. The Thomas Jefferson Fund aims to foster forward-looking collaborative research in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences, of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and of Science for Society that addresses the most pressing global challenges.

Deadline: 

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Understanding Teacher Change and Teachers as Learners in K-12 Classrooms

The James S McDonnell Foundation (JSMF) announces a new program in 2017 that will fund education research on the science of teaching and expand our understanding of teachers as learners and as agents of change in education.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

IRP Extramural Small Grant On Poverty, Retirement, And Disability Research

The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) in collaboration with the Center for Financial Security (CFS) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has funding to support the study of economically vulnerable populations related to poverty, retirement, and disability policy. Funded by a cooperative agreement between CFS and the Social Security Administration, this small grant program is designed to expand the reach of poverty research into issues related to retirement and disability policies and programs.

Deadline: 

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Doctoral Dissertation Grant: An Ethnography of Chronic Disease Risk and Pre-Diabetes

This project examines how risk is made into an object of biomedical intervention. It will explore how biomedical risk practices and discourses are transforming contemporary social life. To illuminate these processes, the investigators will study the phenomenon of pre-diabetes in an urban environment. Pre-diabetes is a new and rapidly expanding diagnostic category. The use of the term speaks to new methods of surveillance and management of glucose in the bloodstream. It is creating a wide and growing at risk population that is situated between ill and healthy.

Intergenerational Mobility in the United States

The Russell Sage Foundation (RSF) seeks applications for research projects that deepen our understanding of intergenerational mobility by using recently released statistics on mobility from the Equality of Opportunity Project.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Minerva Research Initiative

The deadline below is for the white paper. Interested ISERP researchers should download the instructions from grants.gov or contact ISERP for the PDF. The 2021 topics are:

Deadline: 

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Research and Evaluation on Domestic Terrorism Prevention

With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for rigorous research and evaluation projects targeted toward developing a better understanding of the domestic radicalization phenomenon, and advancing evidence-based strategies for effective intervention and prevention. This includes research efforts that explore the radicalization of Americans to white nationalist extremism, and those exploring emerging militant left-wing movements, to identify and advance evidence-based strategies for effective intervention and prevention.

Deadline: 

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Research on the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals

The goals of the Elder Mistreatment program of research are to improve knowledge and understanding of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. NIJ strives to provide objective and independent knowledge and validated tools to reduce violence against elderly individuals, and promote healing and justice for victims. The objectives of this solicitation are to fund high-quality research projects in the area of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

Deadline: 

Monday, April 20, 2020

Randomized Controlled Trials to Evaluate Social Programs Whose Delivery Will Be Funded by Government or Other Entities

The goal in funding such RCTs is to build the body of programs rigorously shown to produce sizable, sustained benefits to participants or society, and to do so in a cost-efficient manner by leveraging program funds contributed by government, philanthropic foundations, or other funders.

Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health

This year, Policies for Action is issuing a call for proposals to investigate the effectiveness of state, county, and city public policies aimed at increasing housing affordability and stability, addressing racial segregation and isolation from opportunity, and increasing access to opportunity-rich neighborhoods and place-based resources.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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