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COLA Grants Digest: May 14, 2013

Tue, May 14, 2013

Title: Global Programs to Develop and Assess the Humanitarian Community's Capacity to Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) within Refugee and Conflict-Affected Populations (PRM-PRMOAPGL-13-010, CFDA 19.522)

Sponsor: Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM)

Deadline: 5/15/2013

Amount: $100,000-$400,000

Description/Eligibility: Funding is available for proposals for globally-relevant capacity building, research, assessment, or evaluations projects that will strengthen the international humanitarian community's ability to reduce and effectively respond to gender-based violence (GBV) among PRM populations of concern. To maximize global reach, activities should involve multiple locations and, when possible, multiple partners. Proposals must: 1) Seek to build the capacity of NGO and implementing partners to prevent and respond to GBV with worldwide application and/or implications; and/or 2) Involve research, assessments or external evaluations (prospective or retrospective), that could inform and strengthen PRM and/or the international community’s policy and programming for GBV prevention and response. Such research, assessments, or evaluations should be conducted in an academically rigorous manner, include concrete policy and program recommendations for relevant humanitarian stakeholders, focus on PRM populations of concern, and include dissemination/roll-out strategies.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by May 15.

Full Announcement/Contacts:  https://www.grantsolutions.gov/gs/preaward/previewPublicAnnouncement.do?id=17952

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Title: U.S./Pakistan Professional Partnership Program for Journalists (ECA-PE-C-PF-13-45, CFDA 19.415)

Sponsor: Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA)

Deadline: 5/17/2013

Amount: $1,800,000

Description/Eligibility: ECA is seeking proposals for the “U.S./Pakistan Professional Partnership Program in Journalism.” This program will bring working broadcast and print journalists from the two countries together to develop cross-cultural relationships and develop professional skills that will positively impact people’s lives and will result in stronger ties between the two nations. The Bureau expects funding in the amount of approximately $1,800,000 to be available for the program and expects to award one grant in this competition. “The U.S./Pakistan Professional Partnership Program for Journalists” will involve approximately 60-70 Pakistani journalist and approximately 30-40 American journalists in a program designed to demonstrate journalism skills, offer professional development opportunities, and offer internships at U.S-based media outlets for Pakistani journalists.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by May 17.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://eca.state.gov/organizational-funding/open-grant-solicitations

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Title: Project:Connect—Summer Youth Programming Competition

Sponsor: Digital Media and Learning Competition

Deadline: 5/20/2013

Amount: $150,000

Description/Eligibility: The Project:Connect-Summer Youth Programming Competition supports single or multi-day participatory and hands-on learning experiences (labs, hackathons, pop-up events) to be held at U.S.-based organizations from July-September, 2013. Workshops or hackathons will support youth working with peers, mentors, and educators on learning and creating experiences toward a better web for all. Based on the principles of Connected Learning—learning that is equitable, social, and participatory—Project:Connect Summer Youth Programs will give young people hands-on experience creating, testing, and investigating ways to make using the web a better place to learn, connect, make, contribute, and share.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by May 20.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://dmlcompetition.net/summer-youth-programming/summer-youth-programming-competition

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Title: Activist Research Grant Initiative

Sponsor: Social Justice Institute (SJI), UT Community Engagement Center

Deadline: 5/22/2013

Amount: $2,500

Description/Eligibility: This is a summer research grant awarded to full-time UT graduate students whose research projects serve as direct political engagement. Activist Research is here defined as a scholarly project that advances social justice in collaboration with a community-based partner (organizations, coalitions or other community-based entities). For the purpose of this grant, such collaborations may be carried out locally, nationally or internationally. Applicants from all fields of study may apply. 

How to Apply: Contact Angela Gooden, Assistant Director, UT Community Engagement Center (agooden@austin.utexas.edu/512-232-8588) to request guidelines. Submit directly to sponsor by May 22.

Full Announcement/Contacts: n/a

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Title: Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries

Sponsor: Elsevier Foundation

Deadline: 6/3/2013

Amount: $100,000/3 yrs.

Description/Eligibility: The Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries program provides grants to libraries in the developing world to improve access to scientific, technical, and medical information. The 2013 program priorities include professional librarian training that enables librarians to serve as pivotal advocates in their research ecosystems and projects that demonstrate the link between research access, training, usage, and health impact. The foundation is particularly interested in projects that demonstrate strong outcomes and have the potential for a strong model or multiplier effect. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by June 3.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.elsevier.com/about/press-releases/corporate-social-responsibility/the-elsevier-foundation-calls-for-2013-new-scholars-and-innovative-libraries-projects

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Title: Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs): Employment of Individuals with Physical Disabilities (ED-GRANTS-050913-003, CFDA 84.133B-4)

Sponsor: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Deadline: 6/13/2013

Amount: $875,000

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of the RRTCs, which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, is to achieve the goals of, and improve the effectiveness of, services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act through advanced research, training, technical assistance, and dissemination activities in general problem areas, as specified by NIDRR. These activities are designed to benefit rehabilitation service providers, individuals with disabilities, and the family members or other authorized representatives of individuals with disabilities.

How to Apply: Submit Letter of Intent directly to sponsor by June 13. Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by June 17.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=233893

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Title: Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs): Health and Function of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ED-GRANTS-050913-004, CFDA 84.133B-5)

Sponsor: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Deadline: 6/13/2013

Amount: $875,000

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of the RRTCs, which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, is to achieve the goals of, and improve the effectiveness of, services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act through advanced research, training, technical assistance, and dissemination activities in general problem areas, as specified by NIDRR. These activities are designed to benefit rehabilitation service providers, individuals with disabilities, and the family members or other authorized representatives of individuals with disabilities.

How to Apply: Submit Letter of Intent directly to sponsor by June 13. Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by June 17. 

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=233894

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Title: Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs): Community Living and Participation for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ED-GRANTS-050913-005, CFDA 84.133B-6)

Sponsor: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Deadline: 6/13/2013

Amount: $875,000 

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of the RRTCs, which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, is to achieve the goals of, and improve the effectiveness of, services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act through advanced research, training, technical assistance, and dissemination activities in general problem areas, as specified by NIDRR. These activities are designed to benefit rehabilitation service providers, individuals with disabilities, and the family members or other authorized representatives of individuals with disabilities.

How to Apply: Submit Letter of Intent directly to sponsor by June 13. Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by June 17. 

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=233913

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Title: Closing the Gap in Healthcare Disparities through Dissemination and Implementation of Patient Centered Outcomes Research (U18) (RFA-HS-13-010)

Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Deadline: 6/14/2013

Amount: $500,000/yr., 1-3 yrs.

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to identify strategies to engage stakeholders through shared decision making that can be used to effectively implement interventions specific to health care delivery systems, clinicians, and/or patients that focus on the reduction of racial/ethnic healthcare disparities in under-resourced settings.  The effective strategies will incorporate the translation, dissemination, and implementation of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) findings for racial/ethnic minority populations. Successful applicants are required to demonstrate an ability to leverage the capacities of relevant and diverse stakeholders in their strategies to reduce healthcare disparities in under-resourced settings.

How to Apply: Submit Letter of Intent directly to sponsor by June 14. Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by July 10.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HS-13-010.html

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Title: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRPs): Community Living and Participation of Individuals with Disabilities Research (ED-GRANTS-050713-001, CFDA 84.133)

Sponsor: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Deadline: 6/17/2013

Amount: $472,500-$950,000 

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act).

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by June 17.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=233473

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Title: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRPs): Community Living and Participation of Individuals with Disabilities Development (ED-GRANTS-050713-002, CFDA 84.133)

Sponsor: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Deadline: 6/17/2013

Amount: $472,500-$950,000

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act).

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by June 17.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=233474

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Title: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRPs): Health and Function of Individuals with Disabilities Research (ED-GRANTS-050713-003, CFDA 84.133)

Sponsor: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Deadline: 6/17/2013

Amount: $472,500-$950,000

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act).

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by June 17.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=233475

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Title: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRPs): Health and Function of Individuals with Disabilities Development (ED-GRANTS-050713-004, CFDA 84.133)

Sponsor: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Deadline: 6/17/2013

Amount: $472,500-$950,000

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act).

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by June 17.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=233476

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Title: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRPs): Employment of Individuals with Disabilities Research (ED-GRANTS-050713-005, CFDA 84.133)

Sponsor: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Deadline: 6/17/2013

Amount: $472,500-$950,000

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act). 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by June 17. 

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=233477

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Title: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRPs): Employment of Individuals with Disabilities Development (ED-GRANTS-050713-006, CFDA 84.133)

Sponsor: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Deadline: 6/17/2013

Amount: $472,500-$950,000

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act).

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by June 17. 

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=233478

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Title: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRPs): Inclusive Cloud and Web Computing (ED-GRANTS-050713-007, CFDA 84.133)

Sponsor: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Deadline: 6/17/2013

Amount: $750,000 

Description/Eligibility: The purpose of the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act).

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by June 17. 

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=233453

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Title: Evidence-Based Approach to Understanding and Addressing Vicarious Trauma in Victim Assistance Professionals, Law Enforcement Officers and Other First Responders (OVC-2013-3623, CFDA 16.582)

Sponsor: Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

Deadline: 6/21/2013

Amount: $1,250,000

Description/Eligibility: One cooperative agreement will be awarded to support the examination, assessment, identification, and pilot testing of evidence-based policies, practices, procedures, and protocols designed to facilitate an understanding of and comprehensive approach to addressing vicarious (or secondary) traumatic stress in victim assistance professionals, law enforcement personnel, and other first responders who are subject to the impact of traumatic stress due to large-scale incidents of criminal mass violence or a series of exposures to an accumulation of traumatizing incidents.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by June 21.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=232235

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Title: Subventions for Publications

Sponsor: American Musicological Society (AMS)

Deadline: 7/25/2013

Amount: $2,500

Description/Eligibility: The Publications Committee of the American Musicological Society makes available funds to help with expenses involved in the publication of works of musical scholarship, including books, articles, special issues of journals, and works in non-print media. Individual authors or editors, or their sponsoring organization, society, or department, may apply for assistance to defray costs not normally covered by publishers, such as illustrations, musical examples, facsimiles, accompanying audio or video examples, and permissions. We encourage the submission of proposals from scholars at all stages of their careers.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by July 25.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.ams-net.org/pubs/subvention.php

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Title: Research “Center of Excellence” Grant Program (P50) (PAR-13-222)

Sponsor: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Deadline: 8/25/2013

Amount: Unspecified

Description/Eligibility: This Funding Opportunity Announcement is to provide support for research Centers that (1) conduct drug abuse and addiction research in any area of NIDA’s mission, (2) have outstanding innovative science, (3) are multidisciplinary, thematically integrated, synergistic, and (4) serve as national resource(s) to provide educational and outreach activities to drug abuse research communities, educational organizations, the general public, and policy makers in the NIDA research fields.

How to Apply: Submit Letter of Intent directly to sponsor by August 25. Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form by September 4.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-222.html

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Title: Sustainable Environments Program

Sponsor: Surdna Foundation

Deadline: Open

Amount: Unspecified 

Description/Eligibility: The Sustainable Environments Program is working to overhaul our country’s outdated and crumbling infrastructure with a new approach that will foster healthier, sustainable, and just communities. Focusing on urban areas and their surrounding suburbs, we seek solutions that connect and improve these infrastructure systems in ways that maximize positive impacts and minimize negative environmental, economic and social consequences. The Sustainable Environments Program seeks to create just and sustainable economies in four ways: Sustainable Transportation Networks & Equitable Development Patterns, Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment, Urban Water Management, and Regional Food Supply.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) and return Proposal Review Form three weeks before you plan to submit. 

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.surdna.org/what-we-fund/sustainable-environments.html

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Please contact the Office of Research grants staff with any questions you have about applying for grants as a COLA faculty member, academic unit, or graduate student or visit our website at http://www.utexas.edu/cola/research/grants-contracts/ 

Kathy Thatcher thatcher@austin.utexas.edu for Federal Grants

Melanie Morgan mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu for Foundations

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