This is a list of potential sponsors and is not indicative of actual funding received by SFI.
Welcome to the Sponsored Research webpage of the Santa Fe Institute. This page is designed as a resource for SFI researchers (both resident and external), who are considering submission of a research proposal to a federal agency or private foundation, and contains information on proposal writing, links to sponsors, and upcoming deadlines. Please don't hesitate to contactor anytime for a consultation about project development. Whether you want to know about guidelines or deadlines, making agency contacts, or writing competitive proposals, we stand ready to help! From time-to-time we will offer informal workshops on proposal preparation and development.
American Institute of Physics – October 23, 2015 - Senators Drafting America COMPETES Bill, Seek Further Input From Science Community. Senators Cory Gardner and Gary Peters, in charge of drafting the Senate version of the America COMPETES bill, are seeking further input from the science community on STEM education/workforce issues and research commercialization and technology transfer.
Background: U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation – October 20, 2015 – Press Release: Gardner and Peters Continue Efforts to Strengthen American R&D Policy, Competitiveness
Vanderbilt News – October 19, 2015 - Study estimates cost of regulatory compliance at 13 colleges and universities
Thompson Funding Attractions – October 15, 2015 - Sneak Preview: COFAR Updates FAQ on Uniform Grant Guidance
National Science Foundation – October 15, 2015 - A new proposal and award policies and procedures guide will be implemented for all proposals submitted on or after January 25, 2016 NSF 16-1 Look here for a list of the Significant Changes and Clarifications.
Federal Register – October 14, 2015 – A notice by the National Science Foundation - Request for Public Comment on Updated Research Terms and Conditions by December 14, 2015.
October 13, 2015 - NIH & AHRQ Announce Upcoming Changes to Policies, Instructions and Forms for 2016 Grant Applications Notice Number: NOT-OD-16-004
NIH – October 13, 2015 - Simplification of the Vertebrate Animals Section of NIH Grant Applications and Contract Proposals. Notice Number: NOT-OD-16-006
ScienceInsider – October 8, 2015 – NSF peer review remains target for Congress
Thompson – October 4, 2015 – Sneak Preview: 2 C.F.R. 180 Addresses Administrative Agreements
Government Executive – October 2, 2015 - The Shutdown Was Avoided, But Agencies Can't Exactly Celebrate
Sample of Letter of Intent (LOI)
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The Sponsored Research Office is supported by, Director; , Grants Analyst; and , Manager, Office of the Vice President for Science.
(acts as SFI's IRB)
(Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), Human Subjects, Research Misconduct, Conflict of Interest, etc.)
You can sign up for funding opportunity alert services for federal agencies and most private foundations based on your research areas of interest. Below are two examples.
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