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COLA Grants Digest: June 11, 2013

posted: Tue, Jun 11, 2013

Title: Curriculum Development: Planning and Implementing Effective Mental Health Services in Jails

Sponsor: National Institute of Corrections (NIC) (CFDA 16.601)

Deadline: 6/12/2013

Amount: Unspecified

Description/Eligibility: The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for an 18-month period to begin no later than September 15, 2013. Work under this cooperative agreement will involve developing curriculum, based on the Instructional Theory Into Practice (ITIP) model, to train participants in the purpose, functions, and operational complexities surrounding the housing and treatment issues of inmates exhibiting signs and symptoms of mental illness. The awardee will produce a program description (overview), detailed narrative lesson plans, a participant manual that follows the lesson plans, and presentation slides for each lesson plan. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by June 12.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://community.nicic.gov/blogs/nic/archive/2013/06/06/cooperative-agreement-curriculum-development-planning-and-implementing-effective-mental-health-services-in-jails.aspx

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Title: Gender-Informed Research (Women): Enhanced Approaches to Project Development (CFDA 16.601)

Sponsor: National Institute of Corrections (NIC)

Deadline: 6/14/2013

Amount: Unspecified 

Description/Eligibility: The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement with NIC for an 18-month period to begin no later than September 15, 2013. Work under this cooperative agreement will involve convening a working group with the purpose of identifying key areas of gender-informed knowledge specific to women that will both inform a future research agenda and define a project that would further incorporate these keys areas into NIC initiatives and provide further guidance for policymakers and practitioners in their management of this population.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by June 14.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://community.nicic.gov/blogs/nic/archive/2013/06/06/cooperative-agreement-gender-informed-research-women-enhanced-approaches-to-project-development.aspx

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Title: Responsible Accountable Democratic Assembly (RADA) Program in Ukraine (RFA-121-13-000004, CFDA 98.001)

Sponsor: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Deadline: 6/17/2013

Amount: $4,500,000

Description/Eligibility: USAID, through the Regional Contracting Office in Kyiv, Ukraine is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement to implement a program entitled “Responsible Accountable Democratic Assembly (RADA) Program in Ukraine.” The purpose of the RADA program is to strengthen the legislature to become more accountable, representative and independent and to improve civic engagement in the legislative process. The program will pursue three main objectives: Objective 1: Improved public representation in the legislative process; Objective 2: Expanded role of citizens in monitoring the work of Parliament; Objective 3: Role of legislature in providing independent oversight of the Executive branch strengthened. 

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

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=235974

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Title: Exploratory Research on the Impact of the Growing Oil Industry in the Dakotas and Montana on Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking (CFDA 16.560)

Sponsor: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

Deadline: 7/15/2013

Amount: $500,000 

Description/Eligibility: NIJ seeks applications for funding to support exploratory, mixed-methods research, employing both quantitative and qualitative data collection, related to the impact (if any) of the oil industry on domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking in the Dakotas and Montana. Research proposed may be focused at the federal, state, local, and/or tribal levels. The goal of this solicitation is to fund a mixed-methods study to comprehensively assess whether the growing oil industry is having any impact on victims of, or contributing to an increase in, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking in the Dakotas and Montana. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by July 15.

Full Announcement/Contacts: https://ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/sl001078.pdf _______________________________________________________________________

Title: America’s Media Makers (CFDA 45.164)

Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Deadline: 7/23/2013

Amount: $1,000,000

Description/Eligibility: America’s Media Makers (AMM) grants support the following formats: interactive digital media; film and television projects; and radio projects. Interactive digital media may be websites, games, mobile applications, virtual environments, streaming video, podcasts, or other digital formats. Film and television projects may be single programs or a series addressing significant figures or events and drawing their content from humanities scholarship. The programs must be intended for national distribution. Radio projects may involve single programs, limited series, or segments within an ongoing program. They may also develop new humanities content to augment existing radio programming or add greater historical background or humanities analysis to the subjects of existing programs. They may be intended for regional or national distribution. NEH encourages projects that feature multiple formats to engage the public in the exploration of humanities ideas. 

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by July 23.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.neh.gov/grants/public/americas-media-makers-development-grants

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Title: Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) (NSF 11-554)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: 8/30/2013

Amount: $150,000

Description/Eligibility: Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) is a joint funding program of the National Science Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop and advance scientific and scholarly knowledge concerning endangered human languages. Made urgent by the imminent death of roughly half of the approximately 7,000 currently used human languages, DEL seeks not only to acquire scientific data that will soon be unobtainable, but to integrate, systematize, and make the resulting linguistic findings widely available by exploiting advances in information technology.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by August 30.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?WT.z_pims_id=12816&ods_key=nsf11554

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Title: Innovation in Archives and Documentary Editing (CFDA 89.003)

Sponsor: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Deadline: 9/12/2013

Amount: $150,000 - $500,000 

Description/Eligibility: The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks projects that are exploring innovative methods to improve the preservation, public discovery, or use of historical records. Projects may also focus on techniques and tools that will improve the professional performance and effectiveness of those who work with such records, such as archivists, documentary editors, and records managers. Projects must anticipate results that will affect more than a single institution or a single state. Projects may focus on methods of working with records in any format, including born-digital records. Projects designed to publish historical records must focus on innovative methods of presenting archival records as primary sources. The Commission does not fund projects focused on artifacts or books.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by September 12.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/innovation.htm

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Title: Documenting Democracy Access to History Records Projects (CFDA 89.003)

Sponsor: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Deadline: 9/12/2013

Amount: $200,000

Description/Eligibility: The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals that promote the preservation and use of the nation's most valuable archival resources. Projects should expand our understanding of the American past by facilitating and enhancing access to primary source materials. The Commission will support such activities as establishing archives programs, processing archival collections at the basic or detailed levels, surveying and accessioning archival records, and converting existing archival collection finding aids to new online formats.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by September 12.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/access.html

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Title: Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections (CFDA 45.159)

Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Deadline: 11/11/2013

Amount: $350,000 

Description/Eligibility: Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections (SCHC) helps cultural institutions meet the complex challenge of preserving large and diverse holdings of humanities materials for future generations by supporting preventive conservation measures that mitigate deterioration and prolong the useful life of collections.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Kathy Thatcher (thatcher@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by November 11.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/sustaining-cultural-heritage-collections

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Title: Pearson Early Career Grant

Sponsor: American Psychological Association (APA)

Deadline: 12/2/2013

Amount: $12,000

Description/Eligibility: The program's goals are to support psychology's efforts to improve areas of critical need in society, including but not limited to innovative scientifically based clinical work with serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, incarcerated or homeless individuals, children with serious emotional disturbance (SED) and adults with serious mental illness (SMI); and to encourage early career psychologists to devote their careers to under-served populations. This grant is intended for psychologists with an Ed.D.,  Psy.D., or Ph.D. from an accredited university who are no more than seven years postdoctoral.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research and return Proposal Review Form by December 2. 

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/pearson-rfp.pdf

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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

Vivian Smyrl vsmyrl@austin.utexas.edufor Post-Award

 

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