Small Grants Competition

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Annual Small Grants Competition

The Center awards up to four grants of up to $25,000 each for research in our priority research areas. Preference is given to junior scholars from all disciplines, both quantitative and qualitative research proposals are welcomed. 

Awardees will present their findings the following year at our annual conference.

Acknowledgements: Funding for the Small Grants Competition was made possible in part by grant number AE00102 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Analysis (ASPE), which was awarded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The views expressed in publications resulting from supported research do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services.

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2014-15 Small Grants for Poverty Research Awarded

We are pleased to announce the winners for our 2014-2015 Small Grants for Poverty Research. All recipients will receive grants to support their research projects related to the core themes of the Center and will present at our 2016 Small Grants Conference. Congratulations!

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2013-14 Small Grants for Poverty Research Awarded

We are pleased to announce the winners for our 2013-2014 Small Grants for Poverty Research. All recipients will receive grants to support their research projects related to the core themes of the Center and will present at our 2015 Small Grants Conference. Congratulations!

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Call for 2014-15 Small Grants Competition
Deadline for Submissions: September 15, 2014 (5pm PST)

The Center for Poverty Research (CPR), located at the University of California, Davis invites proposals for its 2014–15 Small Grants Competition. CPR seeks to fund research that will expand our understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty.  The goal of this program is to fund proposals focused on our core research areas that display sound research design and high potential impact.  CPR anticipates funding up to 4 proposals, up to a maximum of $25,000 per award.

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First Group of Small Grants Recipients Present New Research on Poverty
April 29, 2013

DAVIS, Calif. — Emerging poverty researchers from across the country presented findings from their Center for Poverty Research Small Grants-funded studies at the 2011-2012 Small Grants Recipients Conference on Friday, April 26, 2013.

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2011-12 Small Grants for Poverty Research Awarded

We are pleased to announce the winners for our 2012 Small Grants for Poverty Research: Martha J. Bailey, Thomas DeLeire, Roberto G. Gonzales, Brian T. Melzer, and Patrick Sharkey. All will receive grants to support specific research projects related to the core themes of the Center and will present at our 2013 Small Grants Conference. Congratulations!

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