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Game-Changing Research Incentive Program for Economic Access and Opportunity (GRIP-EAO)

This announcement comes from the Poole College of Management and the university Research Development Office. This is an excellent opportunity for our faculty to attract resources for timely and important research. Please let me know if you have any questions about this outstanding opportunity.

Special Announcement:
Game-Changing Research Incentive Program for Economic Access and Opportunity (GRIP-EAO)
Pre-Proposal Submission Deadline: Jan. 10, 2024, 5 p.m.
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Dear Colleagues,Using funds donated by the Caterpillar Foundation, the Poole College of Management, in conjunction with the NC State Research Development Office, is requesting proposals for research projects that seek to improve understanding and create solutions that lead to better access and opportunities for underrepresented minorities and women in the economy and business world.This RFP is offered with the expectation that it will catalyze research outcomes that have real world impacts on our broad understanding of the barriers to success for underrepresented participants in the economy. Furthermore, successful proposals should generate actionable and impactful insights and recommendations, and lead to future funding opportunities. Potential areas of research include, but are not limited to, workforce development and education, entrepreneurship, economics, human resource management, supply chain management, risk management, finance, marketing, business analytics and accounting.The GRIP-EAO Program will provide a total of $650,000 over a three-year project period with awards of up to $100,000 per proposal. It is expected that all funds will be expended by the end of the third year, or earlier.Click here for the Full RFP»Pre-proposals will be submitted through the Smartsheet-based GRIP-EAO Submitter Dashboard. Full instructions can be found on the Dashboard.Pre-Proposal Submission Deadline: Jan. 10, 2024, 5 p.m
Click here to visit the GRIP-EAO Submitter Dashboard»
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