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Funding Opportunity: National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research

  • 1.  Funding Opportunity: National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research

    Posted 01-10-2019 12:57
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    The National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research (which is funded by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation and supported by the RAND Corporation) has just issued its first request for proposals. The website is providing the RFP and providing more information about the collaborative is: National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research
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    National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research
    The National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research is a philanthropic fund that supports scientific research on gun policy.
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    A copy of the RFP is attached. As the RFP notes, "The mission of the National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research (NCGVR) is to fund and disseminate nonpartisan scientific research that offers the public and policymakers a factual basis for developing fair and effective gun policies." The collaborative plans to issue between 10-25 research awards, with a budget of up to $10 million. Three of more $25K awards for dissertation research will be made. Awards will be made to 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organizations only."

    Research area topics include:
    - Characteristics of firearm use and violence
    - Interventions and strategies for firearm violence reduction
    - New collections of data needed for understanding gun violence and evaluating programs and policies

    Short letters of interest (LOIs) are due by 8:00 p.m. EST, February 4, 2019.

    Best regards,

    John Hollywood

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    John Hollywood
    Senior Operations Researcher and Professor of Policy Analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Rand Corporation
    Arlington VA
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