Funding Opportunities for Social Justice & Diversity at Appalachian State

Funding Opportunities for Social Justice & Diversity


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Social Justice & Diversity

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Historic Preservation Fund- History of Equal Rights- Preservation Grants
National Park Service (NPS)
11 Jul 2023
The National Park Service’s (NPS) History of Equal Rights Grant Program (HER) will preserve sites related to the struggle of all Americans to gain equal rights. HER grants are funded by the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF), administered by the NPS, and will fund a broad range of preservation…
 LIMITED  Grassroots Embattled Environmental Defenders Capacity Building and Small Grants
Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES)
13 Jul 2023
The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that advance the Biden Administration’s foreign policy priorities to reduce violence against…
Social Psychology Program
Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS)
15 Jul 2023
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The Social Psychology Program at NSF supports research and research infrastructure to advance basic knowledge in social psychology. Projects funded by the Social Psychology Program support the NSF mission to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare…
 LIMITED  DRL Nothing About Us Without Us: Building Evidence for an Integrated Human Rights Framework and Justice in Evaluation Practice
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL)
18 Jul 2023
The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for an applied research program that supports the following goal: contribute to building a portfolio of evidence in the field of…
State-Level Systemic Change Strategy
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation (ZSR)
22 Jul 2023
For decades, ZSR has supported positive changes to state-level systems and structures to ensure that North Carolina is a place where all people can thrive. This commitment is rooted in and driven by our mission and our core values. Over the years, our grantees have made significant gains for all…
Research Grants
William T. Grant Foundation
02 Aug 2023
Current opportunities:
Research Grants on Reducing Inequality
This program supports research to build, test, or increase understanding of programs, policies, or practices to reduce inequality in the academic, social, behavioral, or economic outcomes of young people ages 5-25 in the United States.…
Sociology Program
Division of Social and Economic Sciences (SES)
15 Aug 2023
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The Sociology Program supports basic research on all forms of human social organization -- societies, institutions, groups and demography -- and processes of individual and institutional change. The Program encourages theoretically focused empirical investigations aimed at improving the explanation…
Institutional Challenge Grant
William T. Grant Foundation
13 Sep 2023
The Institutional Challenge Grant encourages university-based research institutes, schools, and centers to build sustained research-practice partnerships with public agencies or nonprofit organizations in order to reduce inequality in youth outcomes.
The Institutional Challenge Grant asks grantees…
 LIMITED  Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
24 Oct 2023
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NSF INCLUDES is a comprehensive, national initiative to enhance U.S. leadership in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) discovery and innovation, focused on NSF's commitment to ensuring accessibility and inclusivity in STEM fields, as communicated in the NSF Strategic Plan for…
Community Action Grants (CAG)
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
01 Dec 2023
Community Action Grants provide funding to individuals, AAUW branches and AAUW state organizations as well as community-based nonprofits for innovative programs that promote education and equity for women and girls. Since 1972, AAUW has provided support to hundreds of communities across the United…
Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP)
Division of Human Resource Development (HRD)
09 Feb 2024
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The NSF's Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program contributes to the National Science Foundation's objective to foster the growth of a more capable and diverse research workforce. Through this solicitation, the NSF seeks to build on prior AGEP work, and other research…
Democracy Program
Carnegie Corporation of New York
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Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Democracy program supports civic integration of immigrants. The program also supports the protection of voting rights and promotes voter participation of all citizens. We work to foster a fair, diverse, and vibrant democracy that welcomes and offers opportunities…
Evidence for Action: Innovative Research to Advance Racial Equity
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
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Evidence for Action prioritizes research to evaluate specific interventions (e.g., policies, programs, practices) that have the potential to counteract the harms of structural and systemic racism and improve health, well-being, and equity outcomes. We are concerned both with the direct impacts of…
Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF)
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The Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) advances social change that contributes to a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world. As a private family foundation rooted in the Rockefeller tradition of philanthropy, we believe we have an obligation to take the long view, to experiment and take risks, to…

Published: May 30, 2023 2:26pm