Foundation / Corporation
Russell Sage Foundation (RSF)
11/19/20 2:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM PT
Grants to USA scholars for economic research related to psychology, political science, sociology, and other social sciences. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and recent mass protests, funding is intended for research that addresses the political, economic, or psychological disruptions of these crises, which affect social and living conditions. Research should use insights and methods from psychology, economics, sociology, political science, and other social sciences to examine and improve social and living conditions in the United States.
RSF is especially interested in research at the intersection of behavioral economics and behavioral sciences as it relates to the core issues of: The Future of Work; Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration; or Social, Political, and Economic Inequality.
The following examples illustrate but do not exhaust, the topics and types of research the foundation would be interested in supporting:
For additional information about these topics, see the URL for Full Text, below.
Grants are available for research assistance, data acquisition, data analysis, and investigator time for conducting research and writing up results. RSF is particularly interested in analyses that make use of newly available data or demonstrate novel uses of existing data, to answer emerging or long-standing questions of interest in the foundation’s program areas and special initiatives. RSF also supports original data collection. Proposals to conduct field experiments, in-depth qualitative interviews, and ethnographies are also encouraged.
GrantWatch ID#: 174369
Trustee Grants are generally capped at $175,000, including 15% indirect costs. Presidential Grants are capped at $35,000 (no indirect costs). PIs may request up to $50,000 (no indirect costs) when the proposed research project has special needs for gathering data (e.g., qualitative research) or gaining access to restricted-use data.
Projects are limited to no more than two years; RSF may consider longer projects in exceptional circumstances.
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