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Limited Submission: NEA Research Labs

Posted: 6/2/2018 (Funding)

Program Description

The NEA’s five-year research agenda ( aims to build public knowledge about the arts’ contributions to individuals and society. Through the NEA Research Labs (“Research Labs”), we seek to extend this agenda and its impact by cultivating a series of transdisciplinary research partnerships, grounded in the social and behavioral sciences, to produce and report empirical insights about the arts for the benefit of arts and non-arts sectors alike. The purpose of this Program Solicitation is to select an organization(s) (Cooperator) to undertake the Research Labs program.


Pre-Proposal Instructions:

Please submit:

  1. a one-page letter of intent with a description of proposed aims and approach
  2. Biosketch or CV of the PI
  3. A letter of support from the Dean or Chair. This letter of support signifies that the Dean or Chair have ensured that the nominee and application are likely to be of sufficient quality to be competitive nationally


to by 5:00 PM Thursday June 7, 2018. Full proposals are due to the sponsor 7/9/18, so you will need to have your materials in to the Office of Sponsored Programs by 6/29/18 for processing, if given the go ahead by the Proposal Review Committee. Other open limited submissions opportunities, as well as the internal proposal review committee review and selection process outline, are here:  Please feel free to email us with questions or information on any limited submission opportunities that should be but are not already listed on that page.

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Deadline: 07/19/2018

Location: National Endowment for the Arts