Grant Funding to Examine Poverty Solutions in Michigan

Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan and the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center (Detroit URC) announce a grant funding opportunity for collaborations between U-M academic researchers and community-based partners in the State of Michigan. These grants will support research focused on evaluating and strengthening interventions, programs, and policies in the State of Michigan that seek to prevent and alleviate poverty.

More than $100,000 is available for grants up to $25,000 to undertake research that is collaboratively developed by community and academic partners. The deadline to apply is November 12, 2018.

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


Deadline for Receipt of Proposals November 12, 2018
Notification of Award December 10, 2018
Project Start Date January 1, 2019
First Grantees Meeting January 31, 2019
Second Grantees Meeting July, 2019
Mid-Way Progress Report Due July 15, 2019
Project End Date December 31, 2019
Final Report Due January 31, 2020
Third Grantees Meeting February, 2020


Related links:

University of Michigan Record Article about First Year of Poverty Solutions Initative (January 30, 2018)

Request for Proposals (Webpage & Link to PDF)

Poverty Solutions Website


The Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center
University of Michigan School of Public Health (U-M SPH)
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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