Title: Call for Concept Proposals: Action
Sponsor: Sociological Initiatives Foundation
SYNOPSIS: The Sociological Initiatives Foundation is dedicated
to the belief that research and action are intrinsically inseparable.
The Foundation invites concept proposals for projects that link an
explicit research design to a concrete social action strategy.
Projects should also have clear social change goals.
Contact: Prentice Zinn, Administrator
Address: GMA Foundations
77 Summer Street, Suite 800
Boston, MA 02110-1006
Web Site: http://www.sifoundation.org/2014/04/foundation-announces-call-for-concept-applications-for-2013/
Award Type(s): General Project
Research Grants/R & D
OBJECTIVES: SIF funds projects in the areas of civic
participation, community organizing, crime and law, education, health,
housing, immigration, labor organizing, and language/literacy.
Examples of desired applicants are: academic-community
partnerships; advocacy or community groups that conduct research that
can withstand challenge in academic and policy arenas; and academics
that organize or link to a constituency through their research.
The grant amount is from $10,000 to $20,000. Projects typically
take two years.