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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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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

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.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program

This call for applications seeks teams of researchers and community members who are committed to working together to produce community-relevant, action-oriented research to improve health and well-being. The applicant organization will be represented by the teams listed on its application.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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.

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.

Deadline: 

Sunday, December 1, 2019

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