Foundation / Corporation
Russell Sage Foundation (RSF)
03/12/20 2:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM PT
Grants to USA scholars for innovative research addressing factors that contribute to inequality in America. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Studies will address how economic, political, and social inequalities have affected outcomes in these areas. This includes equality of access and opportunity, social mobility, civic mobilization and representation, and the intergenerational transmission of advantage and disadvantage.
The Foundation seeks investigator-initiated research projects that will broaden understanding of the causes and consequences of rising economic inequalities in the United States. RSF encourages methodological variety and inter-disciplinary collaboration.
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Examples of the kinds of questions that are of interest can be found on the URL for Full Text link below.
GrantWatch ID#: 175588
Project Grants are generally capped at $175,000, including 15% indirect costs. Projects that use publicly available data are capped at $75,000, including indirect costs.
Presidential grants are capped at $35,000 (no indirect costs). In rare circumstances, investigators may apply for a Presidential Grant of up to $50,000 (no indirect costs) when the proposed research project has special needs for gathering data (e.g.: qualitative research) or gaining access to restricted-use data.
Projects are limited to no more than two years; RSF may consider longer projects in exceptional circumstances.
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