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Funding Digest 06/15/2018

 

Please contact Liberal Arts Research Coordinator Jessica Schneider (jk36@txstate.edu) if you wish to pursue any of the following.

 

Title: Center for Research on Hispanic Children and Families
Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services; Administration for Children and Families
Funding: Up to $1,050,000
Duration: 5 Years
Deadline: July 11, 2018
Description: The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is considering soliciting applications for a Center for Research on Hispanic Children and Families, to lead and support investigation of the needs of Hispanic populations served by ACF and promising approaches to promote social and economic well-being among low-income Hispanic families. 
Link: https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2018-ACF-OPRE-PH-1378

 

 

Title: Kluge Fellowships
Sponsor: The Library of Congress
Funding: $4,200/Month
Duration: Up to 12 Months
Deadline: July 15, 2018
Description: Encourages humanistic and social science research that makes use of the large and varied collections. Scholars must have received a terminal advanced degree within the past seven years in the humanities, social sciences or a professional field such as architecture or law.
Link: http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/kluge.php

 

 

Title: Grant Programs
Sponsor: United States-Japan Foundation
Funding: Not Specified
Duration: Not Specified
Deadline: July 15, 2018
Description: Supports cooperation between the U.S. and Japan through three programs: Communication/Public Opinion funds projects that raise awareness and address issues that affect bilateral relations and stimulate quality media coverage; Pre-college Education supports improved instruction about Japan in U.S. schools and the U.S. in Japanese schools through creative curriculum development and teacher training; and U.S. Japan Policy funds projects in foreign policy, trade relations, energy and the environment, managing globalization, national identity, and understanding institutions.
Link: http://us-jf.org/programs/grants/

 

 

Title: Faculty Early Career Development Program
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Funding: $400,000
Duration: 5 Years
Deadline: July 19, 2018
Description: The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Activities pursued by early-career faculty should build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research. NSF encourages submission of CAREER proposals from early-career faculty at all CAREER-eligible organizations and especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and persons with disabilities to apply.
Link: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17537/nsf17537.pdf

 

 

Title: Biological Anthropology
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Funding: Not Specified
Duration: Not Specified
Deadline: July 20, 2018
Description: The Biological Anthropology Program supports basic research in areas related to human evolution and contemporary human biological variation. Research areas supported by the program include, but are not limited to, human genetic variation, human and nonhuman primate ecology and adaptability, human osteology and bone biology, human and nonhuman primate paleontology, functional anatomy, and primate socioecology. Grants supported in these areas are united by an underlying evolutionary framework, and often by a consideration of adaptation as a central theoretical theme. Proposals may also have a biocultural or bioarchaeological orientation.
Link: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5407

 

 

Title: Exploration Grants
Sponsor: National Geographic Society
Funding: Up to $30,000
Duration: Not Specified 
Deadline: July 10, 2018
Description: An Exploration Grant application is a request for funding by an experienced project leader in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. The applicant and his or her team members are expected to demonstrate successful completion of similar projects with measurable and/or tangible results.
Link: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/grants/grant-opportunities/

 

 

Title: Documenting Human Migrations
Sponsor: National Geographic Society
Funding: Up to $70,000
Duration: Not Specified
Deadline: July 10, 2018
Description: The goal of this RFP is to support impactful projects that - through education or storytelling - seek to increase understanding of and acceptance of migrants and migrant communities. Types of human migrations include (but are not limited to) nomadic communities, refugees of all kinds, migrant labor, victims of human trafficking, and people exploring the planet and beyond. 
Link: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/grants/grant-opportunities/documenting-human-migrations/

 

 

Title: Developmental Sciences
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Funding: Up to $200,000/Year
Duration: Up to 3 Years
Deadline: July 16, 2018
Description: DS supports basic research that increases our understanding of cognitive, linguistic, social, cultural, and biological processes related to human development across the lifespan. Research supported by this program will add to our knowledge of the underlying developmental processes that support social, cognitive, and behavioral functioning, thereby illuminating ways for individuals to live productive lives as members of society.
Link: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=8671

 

 

Title: Grant Program
Sponsor: Chatlos Foundation, Inc.
Funding: Up to $10,000
Duration: Up to 12 Months
Deadline: Rolling
Description: The Foundation's areas of interest are: Bible Colleges/Seminaries, Religious Causes, Medical Concerns, Liberal Arts, and Social Concerns. Please see the Categories of Giving page for more details. The Information for Applicants page provides guidelines for submitting proposals for funding. Program support remains a current priority for the Foundation.
Link: http://www.chatlos.org/information-for-applicants/

 

 

Title: National Endowment for the Arts Research Labs
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Arts
Funding: Up to $150,000
Duration: Up to 2 Years
Deadline: July 19, 2018
Description: NEA's five-year research agenda aims to build public knowledge about the arts' contributions to individuals and society. Through the NEA Research Labs ("Research Labs"), they seek to extend this agenda and its impact by cultivating a series of transdisciplinary research partnerships, grounded in the social and behavioral sciences, to produce and report empirical insights about the arts for the benefit of arts and non-arts sectors alike. 
Link: https://www.arts.gov/program-solicitation-national-endowment-arts-research-labs-may2018

 

 

Title: Rural Cooperative Development Grant
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Funding: Up to $200,000
Duration: Not Specified
Deadline: July 24, 2018
Description: The Rural Cooperative Development Grant program helps improve the economic condition of rural areas by helping individuals and businesses start, expand or improve rural cooperatives and other mutually-owned businesses through Cooperative Development Centers. Grants are awarded through a national competition.
Link: https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-cooperative-development-grant-program

 

 

Title: OVC FY 2018 Enhancing Access to Services Program
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Justice; Office for Victims of Crime
Funding: Up to $600,000
Duration: 2 Years
Deadline: July 16, 2018
Description: This program seeks to enhance services to crime victims in linguistically specific communities by breaking down barriers that prevent millions of Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and limited English proficient (LEP) crime victims across the country from accessing the services they need after crime victimization. This program will promote innovation and collaboration in affected communities and will enhance the work of community-based organizations and programs working to help victims report crimes and access the services they need to heal in the aftermath of crime victimization.
Link: https://ovc.gov/grants/pdftxt/FY18-VS21-EnhancingAccesstoServices-508.pdf

 

 

Title: Marriage Strengthening Research & Dissemination Center
Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services; Administration for Children and Families
Funding: Up to $1,000,000
Duration: 5 Years
Deadline: July 11, 2018
Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is soliciting applications for the establishment of a Marriage Strengthening Research & Dissemination Center. The grantee will oversee a 60-month plan that aims to form a nexus between basic and applied research and evaluation on marriage and families in the United States and programmatic approaches to supporting healthy marriages and families, especially approaches fundable by the federal Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) program.
Link: https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2018-ACF-OPRE-PR-1372