The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) seeks to stimulate
innovative research related to federal food assistance programs
such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP
(formerly Food Stamps) and the National School Breakfast/Lunch
Program, and to support training of researchers interested in
food assistance issues.
The Russell Sage Foundation’s is interested in research that is
broadly related to analyzing the causes and consequences of
increased economic inequality. We encourage methodological
variety, but all proposals should have well-developed conceptual
frameworks and research designs. Analytical models should be
specified and research questions and hypotheses should be clearly
stated. Awards are available for research assistance, data
acquisition, data analysis, and investigator time for conducting
research and writing up results.