Collaborative Research Grants

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Collaborative Research

Generating new science to inform decisions

Collaborative research projects conduct new applied science through an end user driven, collaborative process that results in research, data, tools, or other products that will inform decision making related to a reserve management need. Collaborative research projects can use social and/or natural science research approaches and must have a well-defined research question that the project is designed to answer. To learn more about recent projects browse the project catalog: Collaborative Research Projects 

The deadline for submitting proposals in response to the 2020 RFP has passed, but the application materials are provided here as references. We anticipate releasing another Request for Collaborative Research Proposals in fall of 2020. Collaboarative research grants support one- to three-year projects with awards up to $200,000 per year.

Collaborative Research Grants

Collaborative Research grants support 2-3 year projects with awards up to $200,000. In July, the Science Collaborative announced projects recommended for funding from the 2020 call for proposals (see: announcement). We anticipate releasing another Request for Collaborative Research Proposals in fall of 2020. The 2020 RFP and application materials are provided here as references.

Download the RFP: 2020 Request for Collaborative Research Proposals

Resources for Developing Full Proposals:

Q&A about Full Proposal Guidelines:

Resources from the Pre-Proposal Phase of the Competition:

Additional Proposal Development Resources:

Contact
Questions about this funding opportunity can be directed to:
Email: NERRS-info@umich.edu
Phone: Maeghan Brass (734-763-0727), Lynn Vaccaro (734-763-0056)