Research Funding Opportunities & Updates

Interested in applying for a grant? Contact Sarah Marcotte, SoHE pre-award research administrator.

List of current funding opportunities posted to the “Research funding opportunities, news & info” blog.
List of grant funding opportunities for graduate students (fellowship, dissertation, travel/conference grants, etc.).

COVID-19 funding opportunities can be found on SoHE’s Search Funding Opportunities page.

Funding Opportunities This Week

SoHE’s Center for Child and Family Well-Being (CCFW) / Child Development Lab (CDL) / Preschool to Five (P25) – This year’s CCFW/CDL/P25 Call for Research Proposals invites applications from affiliates who have UW-Madison Principal Investigator (PI) status and from other investigators (e.g., Extension educators, faculty associates) applying in partnership with a PI. Project budgets may be up to $25,000, with additional funding available to support graduate and undergraduates on projects engaging in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) scholarship. Click here for a PDF of the Call for Proposals.
Due December 1

SoHE’s Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies (CommNS) – This year’s CommNS Discretionary Research Incentive Funding Call for Proposals invites applications from CSCS faculty (as PI or Co-PI) on applications for research and outreach that relate to inquiry and action for social change in civil society, the nonprofit sector, or community efforts.  Projects may budget up to $20,000, with additional funding available to support graduate and undergraduates on projects engaging in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) scholarship. Click here for a PDF of the Call for Proposals.
Due December 11

[reminder] Understanding and Reducing Inequalities Initiative – This initiative offered by the OVCRGE is designed to support research to build stronger bodies of knowledge on how to reduce inequalities; that is, it seeks to move beyond scholarship pertaining only to describing the causes and consequences of inequalities with the aim of identifying actionable pathways for reducing inequalities on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, disability, economic standing, language, minority status, country of origin, and/or immigration status. Requested budgets may be for <$100,000 or for $100,000-$250,000. Projects may be up to two years in duration. Click here for application instructions.
Abstract due November 13
Full Application due December 14

UW Institute of Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) Pilot Program – The ICTR Pilot Program has released several RFAs inviting community-partnered research proposals in the following areas:
> Clinical and Community Outcomes Research (CCOR) – $75,000 / 12 mos
> Collaborative Health Equity Research (CHER) – $50,000 / 12 mos
> Stakeholder & Patient Engaged Research (SPER) – $100,000 / 12 mos
LOI due November 20
Full Application December 21

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College – The Steven H. Sandell Grant Program supports scholars in the field of retirement or disability research and policy. The program is funded by the U.S. Social Security Administration to provide opportunities for junior or non-tenured scholars (within seven years of receiving their Ph.D.) from all academic disciplines to pursue cutting-edge projects on retirement or disability issues. Three awards of up to $45,000 will be made this cycle. Click here for a PDF of the proposal guidelines.
Due January 31, 2021

News and Updates

Two recent news items from the National Institutes of Heath (NIH):

Looking for more research funding opportunities and related items? Enter “Research” in the Search SoHE field at the top of this page.

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