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Research funding opps, news & info

Funding Opportunities

Interested in applying to one of the below funding opps? Contact Sarah Marcotte, SoHE pre-award research administrator.

Find the complete list of current funding opportunities posted to the “Research funding opps, news & info” blog.

UW Office of the Provost: Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Pre-Proposals are due November 11, 2019. SoHE faculty planning to submit a pre-proposal are asked to notify Sarah Marcotte, SoHE pre-award research administrator, by November 1, 2019, for planning purposes. Sarah can also pre-review the budget and provide non-technical/compliance review of the pre-proposal.

The Retirement Research Foundation: The RRF invites brief Letters of Inquiry (LOI) that align with their strategic priority areas, including Caregiving, Housing, Economic Security in Later Life, and Social and Intergenerational Connectedness. LOIs are due December 1, 2019. See the RRF announcement or refer to their website for information about the LOI, including geographic limitations for certain priority areas. For information about the RRF generally and the types of projects they support, see the RRF website.

Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy: In support In support of its mission to promote research and understanding of the major fields of social sciences, the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy invites applicants for its Dissertation Research Grants program. Grants of $7,500 will be awarded in support of dissertation research projects that address a contemporary issue in the social sciences. Applications are due December 1, 2019. See the program guidelines for more information.

Russell Sage Foundation (RSF) Pipeline Grants: The Russell Sage Foundation (RSF) has launched its Pipeline Grants Competition, in partnership with the Economic Mobility and Opportunity program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This program seeks to advance innovative research on economic mobility and access to opportunity in the United States. This program is particularly interested in research focused on diagnosing and addressing structural barriers to economic mobility in this country. This initiative is designed to support early- and mid-career tenure-track scholars, and to promote diversity by prioritizing applications from scholars who are underrepresented in the social sciences. This includes racial, ethnic, gender, disciplinary, institutional, and geographic diversity. Proposals are due December 3, 2019. For more information see the full RFA and the program’s eligibility guidelines.

Training and Educational Opportunities

UW: The following is reposted from the Research at UW newsletter: While billed as an event for graduate students, the Lunch and Learn: Intellectual Property and Invention Disclosure for Graduate Students event on November 7, 2019 is a great learning opportunity for anyone involved in research on campus. Join intellectual property experts and early-career inventors for an introduction to IP and invention disclosure. The event runs 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the H.F. DeLuca Forum in the Discovery Building.  For information and to register.

 Policies, Guidance, Other Resources

  • Guidance:  RSP has issued guidance for how to prepare budgets for USDA-NIFA proposals that limit indirect costs to 30% of total federal funds awarded.
  • Guidance: Federal agencies are increasingly concerned with how awardees disclosure Other Support. RSP offers guidance to UW researchers on this evolving topic.

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From the NIH National Institute on Aging (NIA): Budget status at the NIA, in light of current federal continuing resolution.

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