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Research funding opportunities, news, and info

Interested in applying for a grant? Contact Sarah Marcotte, SoHE pre-award research administrator.

List of current funding opportunities posted to the “Research funding opportunities, news & info” blog.
List of grant funding opportunities for graduate students (fellowship, dissertation, travel/conference grants, etc.).

COVID-19 funding opportunities can be found on SoHE’s Search Funding Opportunities page.

Funding Opportunities for the week of September 4 – September 10, 2020

The VCRGE Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative to will support projects impacted by COVID-19 for which expenditures were compelled to continue although certain research activities were stalled, such that the project now faces a shortage of funds to complete those activities. Support for loss of critical and time-sensitive research supplies and resources due to reduction of on-site research activities will also be considered. Awards of up to $50,000 will be considered. Click here to apply. Applications are due Monday September 28, 2020 at 4:30PM.

The Craft Research Fund Exhibition Grant program was established to encourage, expand and support scholarly craft research in the United States. Awards are for scholarly craft research in amounts up to $15,000. Applications are due October 1, 2020.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Solutions for Health Equity program attempts to address racism and bias at the root of communities of color and other communities being excluded from discussions when local health care systems in the U.S. are creating policy. This program addresses those issues directly by supporting communities to identify a problem that negatively affects consumers; envision solutions; and partner with health care systems to implement them. Partnership with a community-based organization is expected. Awards will be for $300,000 over three years. Letters of Intent (LOI) are due October 7, 2020.

Training and Professional Development

Overview of Research and Sponsored Programs for SoHE Researchers
Friday September 25, 2020 from 2:00PM-3:15PM
This session will provide SoHE researchers with an overview of the major institutional processes and compliance requirements that are involved in submitting a research grant application and receiving and administering a grant award.
Click here to register.

Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That!: How to Talk about Your Research Without Compromising Your Identities
Thursday October 10, 2020 – 5:45PM-6:45PM – 6191 Helen C. White Hall
If you can convince your momma outside of academia that what you’re doing matters, you can pretty much convince anyone. This workshop, hosted by the Multicultural Graduate Network and facilitated by the Writing Center, will explore strategies for explaining your research to others while holding a space for multiple, intersecting identities across a range of language, writing, and speech practices. Please join us for a lively conversation as we discuss strategies for presenting your research, for connecting with a wide range of audiences, and for supporting each other’s work!
Click here to register.

Fall 2020 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants AdministrationEvent is now free!
Tuesday, October 27 – Friday, October 30
This event is designed to demystify the National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant application and review process. Networking opportunities include a chance to Meet the Experts from all of the NIH Institutes and Centers, offices and special programs and include times to chat with grants management, policy, review, and program officials throughout the seminar.
Click here to register.

 For more Research funding opportunities, news & info, enter “Research” in the Search SoHE field at the top of this page.