Grant Funding to Examine Poverty Solutions in Michigan

October, 14 2020

Are you interested in pursuing collaborative research to examine and address poverty in Michigan?

Download the applicationPoverty Solutions at the University of Michigan and the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center (Detroit URC) announce a grant funding opportunity for collaborations between academic researchers at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses, and community-based partners throughout the State of Michigan. The grants will support research projects focused on evaluating and strengthening interventions, programs, and policies that seek to prevent and alleviate poverty in the State of Michigan.

A total of $80,000 is available for grants up to $20,000-$25,000 to undertake research that is collaboratively developed by community and academic partners. A faculty member from any U-M campus must serve as a Principal Investigator. Partnerships with faculty across multiple campuses are encouraged. The deadline to apply is November 18, 2020.

Click here for details about this new funding opportunity, including a link to the Request for Applications (PDF), and please note the grant timeframe and more details below.

Also, make sure to check out Poverty Solutions' new report, Investing in Us: Detroiters' Priorities for Economic Mobility in Their City.

Grant Timeline

Deadline for Receipt of ProposalsNovember 18, 2020
Notification of AwardDecember 16, 2020
Project Start DateJanuary 1, 2021
First Grantees MeetingJanuary 29, 2021
Second Grantees MeetingJuly, 2021
Mid-Way Progress Report DueJuly, 2021
Project End DateDecember 31, 2021
Final Report DueJanuary 31, 2022
Third Grantees MeetingFebruary, 2022


Related Links

Past Grantees and More Information

Request for Proposals

Poverty Solutions at U-M