General Grant Information
New from NIJ
Released: October 28, 2014
National Institute of Justice
Bridging Research and Practice Program
Deadline: rolling basis
Excerpt from RFP: "NIJ's Bridging Research and Practice (BRP) program provides funding to former NIJ grantees to share their findings with practitioner audiences.Sometimes research produces results that affect an unanticipated audience, and as researchers engage in dissemination activities, they may become aware of new venues for dissemination to reach targeted audiences. NIJ offers financial support through BRP to former grantees for unanticipated dissemination activities to practitioners that arise after an award has closed...NIJ will consider funding activities such as:Presenting at professional practitioner-focused conferences or webinars;Publishing in trade journals or other practitioner publications, including blogs;Recording videos or podcasts for practitioner audiences;Engaging in any other reasonable means to reach practitioner audiences, such as writing a series of posts for electronic dissemination via blogs or webpages"
IBM Center for the Business of Government
Excerpt from RFP: "The Center solicits proposals that result in reports that have sound research, insightful findings, and actionable recommendations for government leaders and public managers in the following areas of interest:
1. Fostering Innovation and Transformation
2. Aligning Mission Support with Mission Delivery
3. Developing Cost Savings Strategies That Improve Efficiency and Effectiveness
4. Making the Best Use of Performance and Results Management
5. Managing Risk in a Rapidly Changing World
6. Developing New Models of Public Leadership Within and Across Agencies While the six topics outlined above frame the Center's priorities, it also welcomes interesting and timely practical research and actionable recommendations in other current and emerging areas of importance for government, such as acquisition, supply chain, social media, human capital and workforce development, financial management, information technology, healthcare reform implementation, and sustainability."
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National Endowment for the Humanities (2)
Deadline: April 30, 2015
Excerpt form RFP: "Fellowships support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources in the humanities. Projects may be at any stage of development."
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Public Scholar Program
Deadline: March 3, 2015
Excerpt from RFP: "The Public Scholar program supports well-researched books in the humanities intended to reach a broad readership. Although humanities scholarship can be specialized, the humanities also strive to engage broad audiences in exploring subjects of general interest. They seek to deepen our understanding of the human condition as well as current conditions and contemporary problems... Making use of primary and/or secondary sources, they should open up important and appealing subjects for wider audiences. The challenge is to make sense of a significant topic in a way that will appeal to general readers. ...NEH especially welcomes applicants who are in the writing stages of their projects or who already have a commitment from a publisher. However, the Public Scholar program also supports projects in the early stages of development."