Tinker Foundation - Institutional Grants
The Foundation’s Institutional Grants program has as its goal the creation of effective policy changes to improve the lives of Latin Americans. Projects should have a strong public policy component, offer innovative solutions to problems facing these regions, and incorporate new mechanisms for addressing these programmatic areas. Activities may include, but are not restricted to, research projects, workshops and conferences related to the Foundation's areas of interest.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Science of Science and Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SciSIP-DDRI)
The Science of Science and Innovation Policy Program (SciSIP) awards Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (DDRIs) in all areas of research supported by the Program. The Program supports research designed to advance the scientific basis of science and innovation policy. Research funded by the program thus develops, improves and expands models, analytical tools, data and metrics that can be applied in the science policy decision making process.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) - T2 Translational Research: Research Leading to New Health Care Practices, Community Programs and Policies Affecting Older Persons (R21)
This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages exploratory/developmental research projects on translational research (T2) directed towards development of health care practices, community programs and policies,including monitoring and quality improvement for pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches for preventing and treating key health issues affecting the elderly.
Searle Freedom Trust - Grants
The Searle Freedom Trust is primarily interested in supporting domestic public policy research. Recognizing that good policymaking relies on the availability of high-quality research, the foundation invests primarily in scholarship that results in the publication of books, journal articles, and policy papers. Funding is typically provided in the form of research grants, fellowships, and other types of targeted project support.
Rockefeller Brothers Fund - Democratic Practice Program
The Democratic Practice program seeks to strengthen the vitality of democracy in the United States and in global governance. The program’s core ideas—that for democracy to flourish and deliver on its promises its citizens must be engaged, empowered, and assertive, and institutions of governance must be inclusive, transparent, accountable, and responsive—provide a frame for the Fund’s Democratic Practice work in the United States and in global governance.