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Funding Opportunities Roundup, May 27

NOTE: Individuals interested in any solicitation that limits the number of submissions allowed by UT must submit a notification of interest to limitsub@utk.edu. See the ORE limited submission policy, View current and past opportunities, and sign up for the listserv.

Engagement Opportunities

Find new Engagement Opportunities and Funding at engagement.utk.edu. Contact Elizabeth Burman (eburman@utk.edu) if you are interested in these or other opportunities related to engagemetn funding. 

Opportunities that are Closing Soon:  

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grants for Programs to Promote Health Equity in the US.
Funding from $50-$100K for projects, programs, and models that build healthy places or social connection across the lifespan, get and keep children healthy, integrate health and social services, and increase the health care system’s focus on the root cause of poor health.
Deadline for short proposals: May 31, 2016. 

Ribbons of Hope Grants for Programs to Improve the Lives of Women and Girls.
$100,000 for an organization that empowers women and girls in the areas of education, health, economic independence, social well-being or human rights.
Deadline for applications: May 31, 2016. 

Engagement Awards from Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
Up to $250,000 for projects that encourage active integration of patients, caregivers, clinicians/providers, industry, payers/purchasers, researchers, and other stakeholders throughout the research process.
Deadline for LOIs: June 1, 2016.

The William E. Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science.
The National Center for Science and Civic Engagement presents this annual award to an individual and a team whose SENCER and other related activities have made exemplary and extraordinary contributions to citizen science. Recipients of the Bennett Award will be recognized at NCSCCE national symposia for their achievements.
The next deadline for nominations is June 2, 2016. 

Limited Submissions

Find information about limited submissions on the Limited Submissions Opportunities page.

Searle Scholars Program

The Searle Scholars Program is a limited submission award program which makes grants to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding early-career scientists in the biomedical sciences and chemistry who have recently been appointed as assistant professors on a tenure-track appointment. Grants are $300,000 for a three-year term with $100,000 payable each year of the grant, subject to the receipt of acceptable progress reports. Generally, the program makes 15 new grants annually.

Please read the full opportunity description for complete information.

Notification of Interest to ORE: 6/3/2016 12 PM
Application to Agency: 9/30/2016
Limit on Number of Applications: 1
Estimated Program Funding: $300K per award
Anticipated No. of Awards: 15

Find new Engagement Opportunities and Funding at engagement.utk.edu. Use SciVal Funding to conduct a self-directed search for funding opportunities from 7,000 program sponsors around the world or the Foundation Directory Online to search a database of the 10,000 largest private, community, and corporate foundations in the U.S.