Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan has issued two requests for proposals for action-oriented research.
Junior faculty small grants competition
The first request for proposals is intended for junior faculty at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Campus.
Proposed research projects should focus on informing strategies that seek to prevent and alleviate poverty.
Up to five awards of up to $20,000 each will be given for self-contained research projects or as seed funding that may be leveraged to pursue larger external awards.
- The deadline for receipt of proposals is Friday, December 2, at 5:00 p.m. (EST).
Community-academic research partnerships
Poverty Solutions and the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center have together announced a request for proposals for collaborations between academic researchers at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Campus, and community-based partners in the State of Michigan.
Grants will support research focused on evaluating and strengthening interventions, programs, and policies that seek to prevent and alleviate poverty.
Up to four awards of up to $25,000 each will be given to undertake research that is collaboratively developed by community and academic partners.
- The deadline for receipt of proposals is Monday, November 21, at 11:59 p.m. (EST).
Poverty Solutions is a new interdisciplinary initiative at the University of Michigan, run by Luke Shaefer (social work, public policy), that seeks to foster action-oriented research that identifies and tests strategies for preventing and alleviating poverty.