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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.


April 2013


Program: Youth Literacy Grants

Agency: Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Next Deadline: 5/22/2013
Dollar General Literacy Foundation Youth Literacy Grants provide funding to schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading.


Program: Education Grants

Agency: Fleishhacker Foundation
Next Deadline: 6/14/2013
Grants are awarded to programs that improve early reading readiness, grade-level attainment by the end of 3rd grade, and students leaving 5th grade ready for the more challenging work of middle and high school (including college preparatory courses) – all key markers for future success in school and life.


Program: Grants Program

Agency: Goodrich Foundation
Next Deadline: 7/31/2013
The Goodrich Foundation provides support to charitable organizations serving the needs of the public in Goodrich Corporation's United States headquarters and plant communities, to selected educational institutions and selected national groups; and makes charitable grants in three broad categories: education; honoring the military and their families and engaging employees.


Program: Internationalizing Teacher Preparation

Agency: Longview Fndn. for Education in World Affairs & International Understanding
Next Deadline: 6/11/2013
The foundation will support efforts to expand teachers’ global knowledge and skills. Preference will be given to those teacher preparation institutions that are connected to state or citywide changes in order to have a more systemic effect and to those using online courses for pre-service education or professional development.


Program: Innovations in International Education

Agency: Longview Fndn. for Education in World Affairs & International Understanding
Next Deadline: 6/11/2013
This program supports strategic, field-building activities that help address gaps in knowledge or capacity. Projects will also be reviewed for their potential to have a broad impact and remain sustainable beyond the grant period.


Program: Institutional Development Grants

Agency: Wenner-Gren Foundation
Next Deadline: 5/14/2013
The Institutional Development Grant (IDG) supports the growth and development of anthropological doctoral programs in countries where the discipline is underrepresented and where there are limited resources for academic development. The grant provides $25,000 per year and is renewable for a maximum of five years providing a total of $125,000.