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Small Research Grants

The New Civics initiative starts with the assumption that a central aim of civic education is to prepare young people to act with civic purpose and to do so effectively and with good judgment. The New Civics initiative area invites research proposals that ask critical questions about how education can more effectively contribute to the civic development of young people.

Deadline: 

Friday, November 1, 2019

Abe Fellowship Program

The Abe Fellowship Program is designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The program seeks to foster the development of a new generation of researchers interested in policy-relevant topics of long-range importance and seeks individuals willing to become key members of a bilateral and global research network built around such topics.

Deadline: 

Sunday, September 1, 2019

The Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act

This Russell Sage Foundation initiative will support innovative social science research on the social, economic and political effects of the Affordable Care Act. We are especially interested in funding analyses that address important questions about the effects of the reform on outcomes such as financial security and family economic well-being, labor supply and demand, participation in other public programs, family and children’s outcomes, and differential effects by age, race, ethnicity, nativity, or disability status.

Deadline: 

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Rockefeller Foundation Grants Program

Through grantmaking, The Rockefeller Foundation works to spread the benefits of globalization to more people in more places around the world. The Foundation works to achieve its goal of creating meaningful and measurable impact for poor and vulnerable communities through smart globalization. Very few unsolicited applications will be funded.

Peter G. Peterson Foundation Grants

The Peter G. Peterson Foundation's mission is to increase public awareness of the nature and urgency of key economic challenges threatening America's future. The Foundation supports innovative projects, both through grants and special initiatives that partner the Foundation with selected organizations.Organizations wishing to submit unsolicited grant concepts can submit an initial letter of inquiry via inquiries@pgpf.org.

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Evidence for Action

Their mission is to support research that yields convincing findings regarding the population health, well-being and equity impacts of specific policies, programs and partnerships. Evidence generated through E4A should aid practitioners and policymakers in setting priorities and allocating resources.

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Education Research Grants Program

Through this program, the Institute seeks to improve the quality of education for all students - prekindergarten through postsecondary and adult education - by advancing the understanding of and practices for teaching, learning, and organizing education systems. By identifying what works, what doesn't, and why, the goal of this research grant program is to improve educational outcomes for all students, particularly those at risk of failure.

Deadline: 

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Statistical and Research Methodology in Education

Through the grant program on Statistical and Research Methodology in Education (Methods), the Institute supports research to advance education research methods and statistical analyses. The long-term outcome of this research program will be a wide range of methodological and statistical products that will better enable education scientists to conduct rigorous education research.

Deadline: 

Thursday, August 29, 2019

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Healthy Eating Research

This funding opportunity is to support actionable research that advances health equity in the areas of nutritional disparities, nutrition, and food security. Three types of grants will be awarded through the Healthy Eating Research program with the aim of providing advocates, decision-makers, and policymakers with the evidence needed to address the key social determinants of health and inequalities that underlie poor dietary patterns and related health consequences.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

New Connections Grants Awarded through the Healthy Eating Research Program

Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) national program. The program supports research on environmental and policy strategies with strong potential to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity, especially among groups at highest risk for obesity: black, Latino, American Indian, Asian/Pacific Islander, and children who live in lower-income communities (urban, suburban, and/or rural).

Deadline: 

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

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