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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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Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Promote Health and Well-Being Among Children

Healthy Eating Research (HER) is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) national program, which supports research on policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) strategies with strong potential to promote the health and well-being of children at a population level. Specifically, HER aims to help all children achieve optimal nutrition and a healthy weight. HER grantmaking focuses on children and adolescents from birth to 18, and their families, with a priority on lower-income and racial and ethnic minority populations that are at-risk of poor nutrition and obesity.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Health Policy Research Scholars Program

The goal of Health Policy Research Scholars is to create a large cadre of diverse doctoral students from a wide variety of research-focused disciplines—students whose research, connections, and leadership will inform and influence policy toward a Culture of Health. Specifically, we aim to recruit doctoral students from a variety of field/disciplines (e.g., urban planning, political science, economics, ethnography, education, social work, sociology) who are training to be researchers.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

MacArthur Foundation Research Grants

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people, effective institutions, and influential networks building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. MacArthur is placing a few big bets that truly significant progress is possible on some of the world’s most pressing social challenges, including over-incarceration, global climate change, nuclear risk, and significantly increasing capital for the social sector.

John Templeton Foundation Small Research Grants

The John Templeton Foundation serves as a philanthropic catalyst for discoveries relating to the Big Questions of human purpose and ultimate reality. They support research on subjects ranging from complexity, evolution, and infinity to creativity, forgiveness, love, and free will. They encourage civil, informed dialogue among scientists, philosophers, and theologians and between such experts and the public at large, for the purposes of definitional clarity and new insights.

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Urgent Proposals on Liberia or Sierra Leone

The IGC is currently running a special call for proposals for economic research on urgent or time-sensitive policy issues in Liberia and Sierra Leone, as it is recognised that a faster project commissioning process would be beneficial for time-sensitive projects in these countries during this crucial post-Ebola recovery period. The IGC is also welcoming requests from policymakers and development partners in Liberia and Sierra Leone for the commissioning of research on urgent or time-sensitive policy issues.

Institute for New Economic Thinking Grant Program

The Institute awards individual grants for valuable original research that can’t get sponsored elsewhere and funds a series of research programs focused on critical issues that demand sustained work by many people over time.

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Horowitz Foundation Grant Program

The grant program is meant to support scholars from the social sciences in the early stages of their career through small grants, promote projects which have social policy application, and encourage research that addresses contemporary issues within the social sciences.

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Fellowships

The aim of this fellowship program is to offer small teams of two or more scholars the opportunity to collaborate intensively on a single, substantive project. The fellowship supports projects that produce a tangible research product (such as joint print or web publications) for which two or more collaborators will take credit.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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