Collaborative Research Grants

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Collaborative Research

Generating new science to inform decisions

Collaborative research projects conduct new applied science through an end user driven, collaborative process that results in research, data, tools, or other products that will inform decision making related to a reserve management need. Collaborative research projects can use social and/or natural science research approaches and must have a well-defined research question that the project is designed to answer. To learn more about recent projects browse the project catalog: Collaborative Research Projects 

Open Funding Opportunity

The Science Collaborative is currently running the 2020 Collaborative Research grant competition. Pre-proposals have been reviewed and a subset of applicants have been invited to develop full proposals. Note: To be eligible for this funding opportunity, applicants must have submitted a pre-proposal and been invited by the Science Collaborative to submit a full proposal. 

Resources for Developing Full Proposals:

Q&A about Full Proposal Guidelines:

  • Full Proposal Guidelines Q&A webinar, 4pm EDT March 9, 2020 - Register here

Resources from the Pre-Proposal Phase of the Competition:

Additional Proposal Development Resources:

Questions about this funding opportunity can be directed to:
Phone: Maeghan Brass (734-763-0727), Lynn Vaccaro (734-763-0056)