Retirement Research Foundation: Responsive Grants

The Retirement Research Foundation is accepting Letters of Interest (LOIs) from interested applicants with research projects that have a regional or national impact on older Americans. The Foundation is interested in projects that seek causes and solutions to significant problems facing older adults, age 65 and older, through support of applied and policy research for which federal funding is not available. Award amount varies. The LOI deadline is June 15, 2017.

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations has identified the following private funding opportunity:

Retirement Research Foundation: Responsive Grants
http://www.rrf.org

The Retirement Research Foundation is accepting Letters of Interest (LOIs) from interested applicants with research projects that have a regional or national impact on older Americans. The Foundation is interested in projects that seek causes and solutions to significant problems facing older adults, age 65 and older, through support of applied and policy research for which federal funding is not available. The application must go through the university or hospital, rather than a foundation affiliated with the university or hospital. Up to 10% of the requested budget may be allocated for indirect costs. The Foundation does not fund biomedical, theory development or dissertation research; research not focused on aging; or, conferences or fundraising events.

LOI Deadline: June 15, 2017. Invited full proposals due August 1, 2017. Application Guidelines for the award: http://www.rrf.org/grants/responsive-grants/research#overview

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities. If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please email cfr@unc.edu or phone 919.962.2867.

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