Upcoming research opportunities

RISD Research

Find support for your research, including updates and new funding opportunities at the RISD Research website. While there, search our improved funding database, SPINPlus to receive notifications that match your unique research interests.

Upcoming Funding Opportunities: 

Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Inc.
What:  Small grants to support individual, feminist women in the arts whose work in some way focuses on women.
When: December 31, 2014
How Much: $500-$1500

Rhode Island Council for the Humanities
What: The program supports multi-disciplinary research on environmental and policy strategies with strong potential to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity, especially among high risk groups.
When: Concept papers due January 7, 2015
How Much: Approximately $425,000 will be awarded under this CFP. Awards up to 12 months and up to $75,000 each will be funded through this special solicitation

Five Star & Urban Waters Restoration Program
What: A program supported by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to develop the capacity of communities to sustain local natural resources, with a particular focus on water quality, watersheds, and the habitats they support.
When: February 3, 2015
How Much: Grant awards will range from $20,000 to $50,000 and must be matched on a one-to-one basis with cash and/or in-kind goods and services.

Edward A. Knapp Undergraduate Fellowship
What: A summer fellowship program, in Santa Fe, NM, to provide undergraduate students with a toolbox for understanding and using mathematical modeling in complex systems and individual disciplines. The fellowship runs approximately 10 weeks, from June 7 to August 15, 2015.
When: February 7, 2015
How Much: A living stipend, housing, meal-plan and some round-trip travel support are provided.


Contact Josephine Martell at jmartell@risd.edu to schedule a meeting to discuss grant funded research interests and for general questions about research or to discuss partnering with RISD, contact Eliot Bassett-Cann via research@risd.edu.


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