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Social Inequality

The Russell Sage Foundation's program on Social Inequality supports innovative research on whether rising economic inequality has affected social, political, and economic institutions, and the extent to which increased inequality has affected equality of opportunity, social mobility, and the intergenerational transmission of advantage. We seek investigator-initiated research projects that will broaden our understanding of the causes and consequences of rising economic inequalities in the United States.

Deadline: 

Monday, August 20, 2018

Intimate Partner Violence Initiative

The Intimate Partner Violence Initiative is issuing a second call for proposals from researchers working on randomized evaluations in low income countries.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Grants for Research on Youth

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is devoted to developing a brighter future for millions of children at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes.

Research to Inform Child Support Policies and Programs

About half of all American children will spend at least part of their childhood living in a single-parent, most frequently single-mother, family. Single-parent families with minor children are particularly economically vulnerable.

The child support enforcement program plays a critical role in facilitating private income transfers from noncustodial parents to their nonresident children.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Research on Food Security using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics

The University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service and Food and Nutrition Service, seeks research proposals on food security using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). Research funded competitively under this announcement will focus on economic analyses of longitudinal household food insecurity and its links to food assistance program participation, work, income, consumption, health, and wealth.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Doctoral Dissertation Research in Political Science: Poverty Alleviation in Developing Nations

Poverty reduction is one of the central challenges for development in new democracies. Many of these democracies operate in a context of weak institutions, where policy implementation is subject to the discretion of politicians, This proposal investigates the strategies used to target private benefits and how voters' access to benefits affects their behavior. This project studies the conditions under which local politicians pursue partisan targeting strategies and when voters can circumvent these strategies.

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.

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