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 

Open Funding Opportunity

The Science Collaborative is currently running the 2020 Collaborative Research grant competition. The deadline for submitting a mandatory pre-proposal has passed. In mid-February 2020, a subset of applicants will be invited to develop full proposals.

Download the RFP: 2020 Request for Collaborative Research Pre-Proposals

References for Pre-proposals:

Q&A about RFP:

Additional Proposal Development Resources:

Questions about this funding opportunity can be directed to:
Phone: Maeghan Brass (734-763-0727), Lynn Vaccaro (734-763-0056)