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Research Funding Update


Research Funding Update is published monthly by the office of Research Administration to notify the campus community about potential sources of external support for their research and scholarly activities.

Additional information about opportunities listed in the update can be obtained by clicking on the given link or by contacting your Sponsored Research Officer.


February 2013


Program: Research and Project Grants Program

Agency: American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation

Next Deadline: 8/31/2013


The sponsor intends to fund high impact projects that focus on addressing current industry challenges or understanding emerging trends. Funded projects should contribute to the prosperity, vitality, and profitability of the lodging industry. Grants may be made for the following types of initiatives: Projects; Research studies; Booklets, pamphlets, and video production.


Program: Economic Development Assistance Programs--Economic Adjustment Assistance Program

Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration

Next Deadline: 9/12/2013


EDA provides strategic investments that foster job creation and attract private investment to support development in economically distressed areas of the United States. Under this FFO, EDA solicits applications from both rural and urban areas to provide investments that support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects under EDA’s Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance programs. Grants made under these programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets to support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities.


Program: Grants Program

Agency: Firedoll Foundation

Next Deadline: 3/30/2013


The sponsor provides grants to eligible applicants for projects in the focus areas of Community Development and Entrepreneurship; Immigrant Issues and Human Rights; Environmental Conservation; The Peace Process in the Middle East; and Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury.