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2020 Grant Funding to Examine Poverty Solutions in Michigan

Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan and the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center (Detroit URC) announce a grant funding opportunity for collaborations between academic researchers at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses, and community-based partners throughout the State of Michigan. The grants will support research projects focused on evaluating and strengthening interventions, programs, and policies that seek to prevent and alleviate poverty in the State of Michigan.

A total of $80,000 is available for grants up to $20,000-$25,000 to undertake research that is collaboratively developed by community and academic partners. A faculty member from any U-M campus must serve as a Principal Investigator. Partnerships with faculty across multiple campuses are encouraged. The deadline to apply is November 18, 2020.

Click here for details about this new funding opportunity, including a link to the Request for Applications (PDF), and please note the grant timeframe and more details below.

Grant Timeline

Milestone Date
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals November 16, 2020
Notification of Award December 16, 2020
Project Start Date January 1, 2021
First Grantees Meeting January 29, 2021
Second Grantees Meeting July, 2021
Mid-Way Progress Report Due July, 2021
Project End Date December 31, 2021
Final Report Due January 31, 2022
Third Grantees Meeting February, 2022


Related Links

Past Grantees and More Information

Request for Proposals

Poverty Solutions at U-M