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COLA Grants Digest: July 23, 2013

posted: Tue, Jul 23, 2013

 

Title: Economics (Faculty—PD 98-1320, Graduate Students—NSF 11-547)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: 7/26/2013

Amount: Varies

Description: The Economics program supports research designed to improve the understanding of the processes and institutions of the U.S. economy and of the world system of which it is a part. It supports research in almost every area of economics, including econometrics, economic history, environmental economics, finance, industrial organization, international economics, labor economics, macroeconomics, mathematical economics, and public finance. The Economics program welcomes proposals for individual or multi-investigator research projects, doctoral dissertation improvement awards, conferences, workshops, symposia, experimental research, data collection and dissemination, computer equipment and other instrumentation, and research experience for undergraduates.

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 26.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5437&WT.mc_id=USNSF_39&WT.mc_ev=click

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Title: Decision Risk and Management Sciences (Faculty—PD 98-1321, Graduate Students—NSF 11-547)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: 7/26/2013

Amount: Varies

Description: The Decision, Risk and Management Sciences program supports scientific research directed at increasing the understanding and effectiveness of decision making by individuals, groups, organizations, and society. Disciplinary and interdisciplinary research, doctoral dissertation research, and workshops are funded in the areas of judgment and decision making; decision analysis and decision aids; risk analysis, perception, and communication; societal and public policy decision making; management science and organizational design.

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 26.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5423&WT.mc_id=USNSF_39&WT.mc_ev=click

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Title: Cultural Anthropology (Faculty—PD 98-1390, Post-Docs—NSF 7-544, Graduate Students—NSF 11-547)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: 7/26/2013

Amount: Varies

Description: The Cultural Anthropology Program supports basic scientific research about the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability. The program accepts proposals for a variety of project types: Senior Research proposals; proposals for Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (DDRIGs); Cultural Anthropology Scholars awards (for research-related, post-PhD training); and CAREER proposals. The Program will also consider proposals for workshops and training programs, as well as supplements to current awards to support Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) and Research Experience for Graduate Studies (REG).

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 26.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5388&WT.mc_id=USNSF_39&WT.mc_ev=click

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Title: Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS) (Faculty—NSF 12-510, Graduate Students—NSF 11-547)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: 7/26/2013

Amount: Varies

Description: The Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS) Program is an interdisciplinary program in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences that supports the development of innovative analytical and statistical methods and models for those sciences. MMS seeks proposals that are methodologically innovative, grounded in theory, and have potential utility for multiple fields within the social and behavioral sciences. The MMS Program supports a variety of different types of awards, including: Regular Research Awards, Mid-Career Research Fellowships, Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (DDRIGs), and Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Supplements.

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 26.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5421&WT.mc_id=USNSF_39&WT.mc_ev=click

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Title: Gleitsman International Activist Award

Sponsor: Center for Public Leadership

Deadline: 8/5/2013

Amount: $125,000

Description: The Gleitsman International Activist Award, given biennially (alternating with the Citizen Activist Award), was created in 1993 by the late Alan Gleitsman to honor leadership in social activism that has improved the quality of life in countries and inspired others to do the same. The honoree receives $125,000 and a specially commissioned sculpture designed by Maya Lin, the creator of the Vietnam War Memorial. Past honorees have included Nelson Mandela, Muhammad Yunus, activists such as Dr. Jaya Arunachalam and Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, and, most recently, Karen Tse, founder of International Bridges to Justice.

How to Apply: Submit nominations directly to sponsor.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.centerforpublicleadership.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=354&Itemid=256

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Title: Grants

Sponsor: Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC)

Deadline: 8/9/2013

Amount: Unspecified

Description: RMHC grants improve the health and well being of children and support non-profit organizations around the world that make an immediate, positive impact on children who need it most. Grants will be awarded to stable efficient U.S. based organizations operating internationally or domestically with proven outcomes and strong partnerships with key stakeholders. RMHC considers organizations whose project methodology involves a comprehensive, ethnographic approach to research, program development, program implementation and evaluation. Pilot programs from established organizations also considered.

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 August 13.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://rmhc.org/what-we-do/grants/how-to-apply/

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Title: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program: Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers: Community Living Policy (ED-GRANTS-071813-001, CFDA 84.133B-11)

Sponsor: Department of Education  

Deadline: 8/13/2013

Amount: $875,000

Description: The purpose of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs), which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, is to achieve the goals of the Rehabilitation Act through advanced research, training, technical assistance, and dissemination activities in general problem areas. 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 Inquiry directly to sponsor by August 24. 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 3.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-07-18/pdf/2013-17272.pdf

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Title: Revision Applications to Promote Collaborative Research on Addiction at NIH (CRAN): Comorbidity-Related Research (R01) (RFA-DA-14-014)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 8/24/2013 (Letter of Inquiry), 9/3/2013 (Full Proposal)

Amount: $150,000/yr. (1-2 yrs.)

Description: The purpose of this announcement is to notify Program Directors/Principal Investigators (PDs/PIs) that funds are available for revisions to augment existing R01 research projects in order to help meet the goals of Collaborative Research on Addiction at NIH (CRAN); namely, the support of research in cross-cutting areas of substance use, abuse, addiction and related health consequences.  Through this revision program, CRAN specifically encourages applications for supplemental funding to target new and/or under-recognized opportunities and synergies addressing poly-substance use and comorbidity.

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 13.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-14-014.html

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Title: Administrative Supplements to Promote Collaborative Research on Addiction at NIH (CRAN): Comorbidity-Related Research (Admin Supp) (PA-13-275)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 9/3/2013

Amount: $100,000/yr. (2yrs.)

Description: The purpose of this announcement is to notify Program Directors (PDs)/Principal Investigators (PIs) that funds are available for administrative supplements to parent awards (see the Activity Code(s) listed above) in order to help meet the goals of Collaborative Research on Addiction at NIH (CRAN); namely, the support of research in cross-cutting areas of substance use, abuse, addiction and related health consequences.  Administrative supplements must support work within the scope of the original project and will be reviewed by NIH program staff. 

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 3.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-275.html

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Title: All Children Reading Grand Challenge for Development (2013-4-7)

Sponsor: U.S. Agency for International Development

Deadline: 9/9/2013

Amount: Unspecified

Description: USAID, AusAID, and World Vision (US and Australia) anticipate launching a second competitive funding round for the All Children Reading Grand Challenge for Development in Fall 2013 which will focus on innovative uses of technology to advance the impact, scale and/or sustainability of early grade reading programs. 

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 9.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www07.grants.gov/search/synopsis.do;jsessionid=hrdKRtlVV2hy1n1gh1TZT6NsK2l0lBlZtJZQNhgM6z0j2sTrTJQd!793112861

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Title: Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program

Sponsor: National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Deadline: 10/1/2013

Amount: Stipend, Insurance, and Travel Reimbursement

Description: The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program is designed to enable activists, practitioners, scholars, and journalists from around the world to deepen their understanding of democracy and enhance their ability to promote democratic change. The program offers five-month fellowships to practitioners so that they can focus on strategies and best practices for developing democracy in their country of interest, and to scholars to conduct original research for publication. Fellows maintain full-time residence at the International Forum for Democratic Studies, NED's research arm in Washington, D.C. Applicants interested in the scholarly track are expected to possess a doctorate (a Ph.D. or academic equivalent) at the time of application, have a proven record of publication in their field, and have developed a detailed research outline for their fellowship project.

How to Apply: Apply directly to sponsor. See grant announcement for complete list of materials to be submitted with application.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://www.ned.org/fellowships/reagan-fascell-democracy-fellows-program

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Title: Reporting Fellowships on Health Care Performance

Sponsor: Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ)

Deadline: 10/14/2013

Amount: $6,500

Description: AHCJ Reporting Fellowships on Health Care Performance are intended to support journalists based in the United States working on reporting projects that hold the promise of informing and educating the public about health care. Candidates should be experienced journalists with expertise in health reporting. The fellowship is designed to enable fellows to work independently over a one-year period while still maintaining their regular employment. Fellows may focus on specific aspects of the system such as nursing care, pharmacy or payment structures, or medical errors, or on the system as a whole. The package can be for a single media platform or multiple platforms. 

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 October 14.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://healthjournalism.org/secondarypage-details.php?id=701 _______________________________________________________________________

Title: Administrative Supplements for Informationist Services in NIH-funded Research Projects (Admin Supp) (PA-13-276)

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Deadline: 10/16/2013

Amount: Unspecified

Description: The National Library of Medicine (NLM), in conjunction with NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) named above, announces an Administrative Supplement opportunity available to eligible NIH awardees with active R01 grants and, in some cases, with active P01, P20, P30, P50, R21, R21/R33, R24, R34, U01, U19, U24, U54 and UM1 grants (see details above in the Activity Code Section). These administrative supplements provide funds to supported research and center grants in order to enhance the storage, organization, management and use of electronic research data through the involvement of informationists, also known as in-context information specialists.

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 October 16.

Full Announcement/Contacts: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-276.html

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Title: Land Recovery Efforts

Sponsor: Indian Land Tenure Foundation (ILTF)

Deadline: Rolling

Amount: $10,000-$100,000 

Description: The Indian Land Tenure Foundation is a national, community-based organization that supports American Indian nations and people working to recover and control heir homelands. ILTF works to promote education, increase cultural awareness, create economic opportunity, and reform the legal and administrative systems that prevent Indian people from owning and controlling reservation lands. ILTF is accepting Letters of Inquiry to support various aspects of Native land recovery, with a focus on reacquiring alienated federal lands.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Melanie Morgan (mmorgan@austin.utexas.edu) in the COLA Office of Research to apply. 

Full Announcement/Contacts: https://www.iltf.org/grants/special-initiatives/land-recovery-efforts

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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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