Simons Foundation: Targeted Grants to Institutes
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Grant amount: Up to US $1,000,000
Anticipated deadline: Sep 25, 2020 8:59pm PDT
Applicant type: Organizations
Funding uses: Conference, Education / Outreach
Location of project: Anywhere in the world
Location of residency: Anywhere in the worldView website Save Need help writing this grant?
About this funder:
The Simons Foundation’s Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MPS) division invites applications for the Targeted Grants to Institutes program.
Rationale: The program is intended to support established institutes or centers in the mathematics and physical sciences through funding to help strengthen contacts within the international scientific community. Our aim is to enable institutes to extend and enhance their mission; this program will not provide primary support for operating or establishing an institute. Examples of institutes and programs the foundation is currently supporting through this program can be found here.
Level and Duration of Funding: The Targeted Grants to Institutes program provides funding for up to five years and up to $200,000 per year, which includes 20 percent per year in indirect costs to the institution.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
Applications may be submitted by established U.S. and foreign public and private institutes and research centers.
- Allowable expenses:
- The funding provided under the targeted grant is flexible and based on the type of support requested by the institution in the proposal.
- Awardees must reapply to the Targeted Grants to Institutes program for new funding for a period after their current award ends.
- Awards will not be considered for renewal.
- The program is not intended to support institutes or centers whose main purpose is to provide a focal point for research of faculty at a specific university.
- This program will not support national labs, or the equivalent, with a primary focus on experiments.
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