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Reseach-Current Funding Opportunities

Each week SoHE research administrators post funding opportunities relevant to the SoHE community.

Only active funding opportunities are listed.

Click this link for all funding opportunities posted within the past 12 months, both active and inactive.

Sponsor / ProgramDescriptionLinkDue Date
Center for Retirement Research (CRR) at Boston CollegeSteven H. Sandell Grant Program supports retirement and disability research and policy.CRR Sandell Grant Program1/31/21
SoHE Research Expenses Funding
Support for immediate need or foundational research-related expenses.
Additional deadlines will be February 15, 2021 and Apri. 15, 2021.
SoHE Research Expense Funding
UW Global Health Institute
Global health grants and awards in five categories: Seed Grants, Clinical Research Awards, Virtual Visiting Scholar Awards, Graduate Student Research Grants and the Henry Anderson Graduate Award.
Global Health Grants
OVCRGE Research Forward
Formerly UW2020, supports collaborative, multidisciplinary, multi-investigator research projects that are high-risk, high-impact, and transformative.
OVCRGE Research Forward
ACLS Digital Extension Grants
Advances humanistic scholarship by enhancing established digital projects, extending their reach to new communities of users, and supporting digital research teams.
ACLS Digital Extension Grants
Spencer Foundation
Racial Equity Special Research Grants support education research that can contribute to understanding and ameliorating racial inequality in education.
Spencer Racial Equity Grants
SoHE CFS (Center for Financial Security)
CFS research incentive funding is available via a limited competition grant process. See the call for proposals for details and eligibility.
CFS fall for proposals
SoHE CommNSCommNS research incentive funding supports research and outreach related to CommNS priorities: inquiry and action for social change in civil society, the nonprofit sector, or community efforts.CommNS call for proposals12/11/20
Morgridge Center for Public ServiceSupports community-based research (CBR) projects.Morgridge Center
SoHE CCFW/CDL/P25Incentive funding for research in priority areas relevant to CCFW and P25 research and/or use of CDL facilities.CCFW call for proposals12/4/20
Terra Foundation for American ArtAcademic Workshop and Symposium Grant program supports American art projects in Chicago or with substantial international attendance.Terra Foundation
Center for Retirement Research (CRR) at Boston College
Steven H. Sandell Fellowship Program supports dissertation research in the field of retirement or disability.
CRR Sandell Fellowship Grant
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities.PAR-20-31003/17/21
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health.PAR-20-2385/17/21
Compeer Financial Rural Feasibility Study Grant Program.
Rolling deadline.
Compeer grants
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Stephen L. Katz Early Stage Investigator (ESI) Research Grant Project for researchers changing research direction and for which no preliminary data exist.
PAR-21-038 (clin trial not allowed)
PAR-21-039 (hum subjects research)
Spencer Foundation
Supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly defined. The listed deadline is for submission of an LOI.
Spencer Foundation Large Research Grants
William T. Grant Foundation
This program funds projects that enhance the use of research evidence in ways that benefit youth. The deadline is for submission of an LOI.
Grant Foundation Enhancing Research Evidence

Additional Resources

SoHE Internal Funding Opportunities, including

  • SoHE Course Release Incentive Funding Opportunities
  • SoHE Centers Discretionary Research Incentive Funding Opportunities

UW-Madison Internal Funding Opportunities

UW Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (VCRGE)

UW Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP)

  • PIVOT - PIVOT provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration.
    NOTE: you must be on the UW-Madison campus network or VPN to access PIVOT. 
  • InfoEd/SPIN - InfoEd/SPIN is a database of over 40,000 funding opportunities from more than 10,000 global sponsors.

Private Organizations that Fund Academic Research

UW Libraries Grant Information Collection (GIC)

Resources for Preparing a Proposal

Graduate Student Resources:

Supports collaborative, multidisciplinary, multi-investigator research projects that are high-risk, high-impact, and transformative

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