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Corporate & Foundation Funding

The University of Utah Corporate and Foundation Relations program can help build a relationship between you and potential private funding partners. Our team can advise on strategic approaches, arrange visits, review draft proposals and help translate ideas into fundable projects or programs. Please contact Chris Ostrander at 5-7220 if you are interested in applying for an opportunity listed below, or on the CFR Funding Opportunity website.

Foundation for Child Development — Young Scholars Program 
Deadline: June 30, 2020 
Amount: $225,000  
The Young Scholars Program supports scholarship for early career researchers working to implement policy and practice-relevant research in the field of the early care and education workforce. The funder is committed to diversity and equity in scholarship and encourages applications from underrepresented groups such as researchers of color, first generation college graduates, culturally and linguistically diverse students, and those from low incoming communities who represent a variety of disciplines and methodological approaches. 
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J. Templeton Foundation  
Deadline: August 14, 2020 
Amount: Up to ~$1M over multiple years 
The Foundation offers grants in support of research and public engagement in six major funding areas. Templeton invests in bold ideas from contrarian thinkers — ideas that cross disciplinary boundaries and challenge conventional assumptions. Templeton funds innovative programs that engage the public with these ideas, in an effort to open minds, deepen understanding, and inspire curiosity. Core funding areas include Science & the Big Questions, Character Virtue Development, Individual Freedom and Free Markets, Exceptional Cognitive Talent and Genius, Genetics, and Voluntary Family Planning.  
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Last Updated: 4/13/21