Last call – Due 9/25: VCRGE Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative
Due 10/15: Sociological Initiatives Foundation Participatory Action Research grants
9/25: Overview of Research and Sponsored Programs for SoHE Researchers
10/21: How to Avoid Delays in the IRB Approval Process
Congratulations Yiwei Zhang and Leah Horowitz, recipients of Course Release Incentive awards for Spring 2021
SoHE KnowledgeBase is live and includes over a dozen topics to support SoHE researchers
Funding: Deadline 9/25: Vilas Life Cycle Professorship, Deadline 9/28: Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative, Deadline 9/30: COVID-19 Dissertation Completion Funding
Events: 9/24: Introduction to the IRB, 9/25: Overview of Research and Sponsored Programs for SoHE Researchers
News: IRB Efficiency Project (IEP) seeks feedback from the research community, UW-Madison is canceling GrantForward subscription, Link to the latest Research @ UW Newsletter
Deadline 9/28: VCRGE Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative
Deadline 10/1: Craft Research Fund Exhibition Grant
Deadline 10/7: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Solutions for Health Equity
Event 9/25 (virtual workshop): Overview of Research and Sponsored Programs for SoHE Researchers
Event 10/10: Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That!: How to Talk about Your Research Without Compromising Your Identities
Event 10/27-10/30 (virtual seminar): Fall 2020 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration – Now free!
Last call: VCRGE Fall Competition applications are due September 11. The VCRGE Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative is accepting applications until September 28. Caplan Early Childhood Education Letters of Intent (LOI) are due September 30. Russell Sage Foundation Pipeline Grants are due November 4. Register now for the online research training event Overview of Research and Sponsored Programs for SoHE Researchers, an to be held Friday September 25, 2020 from 2:00-3:15PM.
The deadline for submitting an application to the Fall Research Competition is September 11. The William T. Grant Foundation Institutional Challenge Grant deadline is September 10. Compeer Financial offers a small grant through its Rural Feasibility Study Grant Program, with applications accepted on a rolling basis.
Applications to the VCRGE Fall Research Competition are due September 11, 2020. The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts invites applications to Production and Presentation or R&D projects, due September 15, 2020. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Eating Research Program invites applications for research on reducing sugar-sweetened beverage (SSBs) consumption and increasing safe drinking water access in children ages 0-5, due September 16, 2020. Early notice of NIH R01 opportunity PAR-20-238: Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health, due May 17, 2021. Final reminder of the August 27 IRB session about the impacts of COVID-19 on research, with discussion about remote consenting, what to report to the IRB, and more.
Last call to submit a SoHE Course Release Incentive application, due August 15. The VCRGE announced Fall Research Competition applications are now available, due September 11. A reminder of the August 27th IRB session on conducting research during the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out this week’s Research at UW newsletter for campus research news, and continue to refer to Phase 2 Return to Research guidelines for on-campus research activities.
This week’s funding opportunities include the SoHE Course Release Incentive funding, for spring 2021 course release to develop extramural research proposals, due August 15. The WI Partnership Program at UW SMPH invites applicants to its Collaborative Health Sciences Program, pre-applications due September 1. The Alliant Energy Center Foundation invites applications to its Community Small Grants program, due September 1.
The UW HS IRB is offering a session on August 27 about how to handle COVID-19 impacts to human subjects research. The NIH announced a workshop on September 2 on Inclusion Across the Lifespan (IAL), directed toward researchers working with geriatric or pediatric populations. The NIH fall seminar on program funding and grants administration will be held October 26-30.
SoHE Return to Research resources are now posted online, including guidance documents, FAQs, and commonly-sought links to campus resources.
The Institute for Research in the Humanities (IRH) at UW-Madison invites applications for two upcoming opportunities: resident fellowships and fellowships in race, ethnicity, and indigeneity scholarship. Applications are due Thursday October 1, 2020. The Russell Sage Foundation, in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, invites applications by assistant and associate professors for its pipeline program on economic mobility research and scholarship. The updated RFP will be released in August, with applications due November 4, 2020.
A reminder of the Russell Sage Foundation’s priorities for the upcoming LOI deadline, August 5. The USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Foundational and Applied Science Program RFA for FY21 and FY22 has been released, with varying due dates in Spring 2021. Be sure to check the campus Research Reboot website regularly for requirements and guidance for researchers and students returning to research or those wishing to access campus libraries.
UW has opened its internal competition for National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends, due September 9. The William T. Grant Foundation Institutional Challenge Grant program invites applications for building research-practice partnerships to reduce inequality in youth, due September 10. The NIH invites proposals related to health disparity due to COVID-19, due August 28. News items: UW-Madison Return to Research information is being updated continuously – as a reminder, all on-campus or in-person research activities require prior approval… and more!
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Systems for Action (S4A) program invites supplements for COVID-19 systems alignment research, LOI due July 20. The William T. Grant Foundation invites Letters of Inquiry (LOI) for its Reducing Inequality program, due August 4. The UW-Madison Prevention Research Center invites small-scale, innovative research projects in wellbeing, health equity, and disease prevention, due August 17. Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station (WAES) has released its call for Hatch proposals, due September 14. In research news, RSP has updated several resources related to International Research Collaborations (IRC) and has posted changes related to the flexibilities due to COVID-19 pandemic that were previously granted to federal awarding agencies by the the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). NIH now requires all Supplement applications to be submitted electronically.
Funding opportunities this week include from the Russell Sage Foundation, whose next cycle is dedicated to covid-19 impacts and systemic racial inequality and mass protests – LOI are due August 5. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation invites applications to its Evidence for Action program on gender equity from around the globe – due August 26. NIH has two opportunities: R01 applications studying community interventions and covid-19 impacts on health disparity are due August 28; and an extended deadline for R21 and R01 proposals for research to improve Native American health, with a new due date of August 14. In professional development, the NIH Regional Seminar will be held in Nashville, TN in October and registration is now open. This is a great seminar for new investigators interested in NIH programs and funding.
Funding opportunities this week include Alliant Energy Foundation Community Grants, due September 1; WI Humanities Council Major Grants, due August 15; Nathan Cummings Fellowship Program, due September 1; NSF Social Psychology program, due July 15 and again January 15, 2021; NIH mid-career development opportunities (K18), due March 2021. In NIH news, the High-Risk, High-Reward Program has a series of informational webinars for potential applicants.
Funding opportunities this week include the Joyce Foundation, LOI due by June 24; Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants on education, due July 1; American Family Insurance Data Science Institute at UW-Madison invites proposals on a wide range of data science research, due July 8; WI Humanities Council Major Grants are due August 15; Greater Milwaukee Community Foundation Cycle 3 grants are due August 28. NIH offers a mid-career development opportunity (K18) with due dates in March of 2021. Check out the rest of this post for UW-Madison research news.
Newly released funding opportunities include USDA NIFA Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program (RHSE) for community-based health programs, due July 1. AccessLex Institute invites Letters of Intent (LOI) for its Financial Education Research Grant program, due June 30. RSP requests researchers report pandemic-related impacts to their sponsored projects via a newly developed reporting tool.
Spencer Foundation’s Large Research Grants Program Intent to Apply deadline is June 18, with full applications due July 14. The Foundation for Child Development’s Young Scholars Program (YSP) supports early-career faculty doing implementation research in the early care and education workforce – LOI due June 30. The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) released grant guidelines for its FY2021 programs in Education Research and Special Education Research – LOI due June 11. A small grants environmental and sustainability program from Quadratec invites applications, due June 30. For graduate students: Open Society Foundations has a grant program for non-U.S.-born doctoral students doing social science or humanities research in their home countries, due July 22. In NSF news, the agency is extending its deadline for requiring new formats for biosketch and current and pending support.
The Russell Sage Foundation’s Visiting Scholar Program in the social sciences is accepting applications through June 25. A reminder that the OVCRGE’s Grant Writing Boot Camp for social scientists has a June 1 application deadline. In research-related news, UW-Madison has new fringe benefit rates for FY21. And NIH has released its annual summary of funding and award metrics for FY19.
Funding opportunities this week include Spencer Foundation COVID-19 impacts on educational inequality, due May 18; and Social Science Research Council small grants for COVID-19 research, due June 1. NIH funding opportunities include those for biopsychosocial research; Native American health; and maternal health racial disparities. NSF Developmental Sciences (DS) program’s annual funding cycle has a deadline of July 15. Campus is offering a Grant-Writing Boot Camp for social scientists, apply by June 1. RSP has a new webpage addressing furlough impacts on sponsored programs.
The Center for Financial Security is interested in funding research on the impacts of COVID-19 on Social Security programs. The Craft Futures Fund invites proposals for creative craft projects related to COVID-19, due May 12. The SMPH at UW-Madison is overseeing an internal competition for the Hartwell Foundation Individual Biomedical Research Awards, due May 28. NIH standard grant application deadlines are approaching for parent R01 (June 5) and R03 and R21 (June 16) grant applications. NSF Social Psychology and Sociology programs have upcoming deadlines in July and August. NIGMS at the NIH is offering webinars on a variety of topics of interest to graduate students, post-docs and faculty researchers. RSP has released comprehensive FAQs about international research collaborations and what must be reported in grant applications and progress reports.
The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood invites LOIs for its upcoming deadline of May 31. USDA NIFA invites applications to the New Beginning for Tribal Students Program, due June 12.
SMPH medRAMP now offers a listing of both UW and external COVID-19 funding opportunities. USDA expanded its AFRI program to include rapid response proposals for agriculture and food systems, due June 4 . Robert Wood Johnson Foundation seeks proposals for its Pioneering Ideas call, rolling deadline. RRF Foundation for Aging invites proposals for its next grant cycle, due August 3. This week’s NIH Nexus highlights a tool to mine and analyze COVID-19 research articles; provides updates to FAQs; and offers practical advice to proposers impacted by the pandemic. Also, be sure to check out UW-Madison’s knowledgebase that summarizes the features and options available for online video meetings and conferences.
Several open-access compilations of COVID-19 funding opportunities are now available. The Russell Sage Foundation has changed its immediate priorities for the next LOI deadline, May 25. The Research at UW newsletter is chock-full of updates, news, and resources for campus researchers. NIH Nexus provides a number of newsworthy updates relevant to applicants and awardees of NIH funding.
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) invites proposals for Rapid Response COVID-19 funding, due May 1. The William T. Grant Foundation invites Letters of Intent for its Research Grants on Reducing Inequality program, due May 6. UW-Madison OVCRGE invites applications to the limited competition for NIH Science Education Partner Award (SEPA), for Research Education activities in alignment with the mission areas of the NIH. Internal applications are due May 8.