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Foundation Funding

Private foundations have proven to be a valuable source for research funding to faculty in the College of Engineering. Two resources for foundation funding:

Early Faculty Career Awards
For a list of foundation programs intended for late postdoc investigators and new faculty, particularly those at or below the rank of Assistant Professor, see Early Faculty Career Awards.
Recent Funding Sources
Below is a list of foundations that have funded faculty and projects in recent years, including relevant information on UW procedures and foundation priorities, award recipients and deadlines. For more information or for assistance, please contact engineering’s Corporate and Foundation Relations Office.

Conducts research that addresses specific questions and generates concreate recommendations for preventing crashes, injuries, and deaths on our roads. The AAA Foundation’s research program focuses on: teen driver safety, senior safety and mobility, road safety, and safety culture. They also focus on the following priority research areas: distracted driving, impaired driving, aggressive driving, and drowsy driving.

Deadlines

None published

Previous recipients

ISE – Linda Boyle (2013)

Website

https://www.aaafoundation.org/research

The Foundation is interested in projects that it expects will results in a strong benefit to society, and for which funding from the private sector, the government, or other foundations is not widely available.

Deadlines

Year-round. Due to significant pressures on their time, does not encourage unsolicited meetings with grant seekers.

Previous recipients

2018
  • CSE – Maya Cakmak
  • ECE – Arka Majumdar
2017
  • CSE – Ali Farhadi
2016
  • CSE – Emina Torlak
2015
  • CSE, ECE – Emily B. Fox (adjunct)
  • CSE – Shyam Gollakota
  • CSE – Thomas Rothvoss
2014
  • CSE – Jeffrey Heer
  • CSE – Edward Lazowska
  • CSE – Shyam Gollakota
2013
  • HCDE – Julie Kientz
  • ChemE – James Carothers
2012
  • CSE, EE – Shwetak Patel
2011
  • HCDE – Suzanne Brainard
  • CSE – Anup Rao
  • BioE, CSE, EE – Georg Seelig

Website

http://www.sloan.org/

Note: This is a Limited Submission Foundation/Corporation. All proposals must be coordinated carefully through the Relationship Manager or the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Please contact Erin Schwartz.

Deadlines

Does not accept unsolicited proposals

Previous recipients

BioE – Valerie Daggett (2015)

Website

http://www.pgafamilyfoundation.org/

AI2 has undertaken four main projects: Aristo, Semantic Scholar, Euclid, and Plato to drive fundamental advances in science and medicine through AI.

Note: This is a Limited Submission Foundation/Corporation. All proposals must be coordinated carefully through the Relationship Manager or the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Please contact Erin Schwartz.

Deadlines

Does not accept unsolicited proposals

Previous recipients

EE – Hannaneh Hajishrizi (2014)

Website

http://allenai.org/index.html

AHAF is committed to investing donor’s contributions in research that will find the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatments of each disease.

Deadlines

Vary by program. Check website to confirm dates.

  • Alzheimer’s Disease Research Grants: mid-October
  • Macular Degeneration Research Grants: mid-July 15
  • National Glaucoma Research Grants: early November 3

Previous recipients

BioE – Valerie Daggett (2012)

Website

http://www.brightfocus.org/

AHF helps meet the needs of American society in the areas of youth and scientific education by awarding grants to nonprofits, while strategically assisting in deriving long-term benefits.

Note: This is a Limited Submission Foundation/Corporation. All proposals must be coordinated carefully through the Relationship Manager or the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Please contact Erin Schwartz.

Deadlines

Verify on foundation website. Application deadlines that fall on a weekend are extended to the following Monday.

Deadline for Submission Anticipated Board Review Anticipated Grants Awarded
February 1 April May 1
May 1 July August 1
August 1 October November 1
November 1 January February 1

Previous recipients

BioE – Eric Chudler (2011)

Website

http://corporate.honda.com/america/philanthropy.aspx?id=ahf

The foundation seeks to promote scientific discoveries and particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments, and materials that will open up new avenues of research. The program areas that are funded include: Beckman Scholars, Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows, Beckman Young Investigators, and Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research.

Deadlines

None published.

Previous recipients

BioE – Kim A. Woodrow (2013)

Website

http://www.beckman-foundation.org

Autism Speaks' mission is to improve the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorder. In support of that mission, they provide funding along the entire research continuum – from discovery to development to dissemination – for innovative projects that hold promise for significantly improving the lives of those affected.

Deadlines

Varies depending on the type of grant

Previous recipients

HCDE – Julie Kientz (2013, 2014)

Website

https://www.autismspeaks.org/

100% of donor contributions for research are invested in grants leading to advances and breakthroughs in brain and behavior research.

Deadlines

  • NARSAD Young Investigator Grants: January – February
  • NARSAD Independent Investigator Grants: November – December
  • NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grants: June – July

Previous recipients

MSE – Marco Rolandi (2013)

Website

https://bbrfoundation.org/

BWF has 2 primary goals:

  • To help scientists early in their careers develop as independent investigators
  • To advance fields in the basic biomedical sciences that are undervalued or in need of particular encouragement

Note: This is a Limited Submission Foundation/Corporation. All proposals must be coordinated carefully through the Relationship Manager or the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Please contact Erin Schwartz.

Deadlines

Varies depending on the type of grant. See deadlines on the BWF site.

Previous recipients

ChemE – Buddy Ratner (2011)

Website

http://www.bwfund.org/

It fosters research projects in which at least one discipline is related to analog or mixed analog/digital integrated circuit design and analysis.

Deadlines

Vary according to announced calls for proposals

Previous recipients

Jacques Christophe Rudell (2014)

Website

http://www.catalyst-foundation.org/

Based in Chicago, the Institute has the capabilities, innovative spirit, and collaborative expertise to transform American manufacturing.

Deadlines

None published

Previous recipients

ISE – Wolf Kahn (2015)

Website

http://dmdii.uilabs.org/

Dedicated to the development of chemical sciences: "to advance the science of chemistry, chemical engineering and related sciences as a means of improving human relations and circumstances throughout the world." The programs support accomplished young faculty, develop leadership in environmental chemistry, support undergraduate research and emeritus faculty, and fund lectureships at primarily undergraduate institutions.

Note: This is a Limited Submission Foundation/Corporation. All proposals must be coordinated carefully through the Relationship Manager or the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Please contact Erin Schwartz.

Deadlines

See the foundation's Programs and Awards page

Previous recipients

  • ChemE - E. James Davis (2013)
  • CEE - Gregory Korshin (2012)

Website

http://www.dreyfus.org/

A private grant-making institution with a national and international scope. Their research grant programs are led by their Research Council, a body of volunteers consisting of technical experts in industry, academia, and consulting.

Deadlines

Two deadlines per year for pre-proposals (verify on foundation website):

  • January 6
  • June 1

Previous recipients

CEE – Heidi Lois Gough (2013)

Website

http://erefdn.org/index.php/grants/

Fetzer Institute pursues a unique role – working to investigate, activate, and celebrate the power of love and forgiveness as a practical force for good in today’s world.

Deadlines

None published

Previous recipients

CSE – Richard E. Ladner (2014)

Website

http://fetzer.org/

The four program areas include:

  • Global development
  • Global health
  • United States policy & advocacy
  • Global policy & advocacy

Note: This is a Principal Gift Prospect managed centrally by the UW; interested applicants must notify Erin Schwartz before submitting a request.

Deadlines

None published

Previous recipients

2015
  • CSE - Richard J. Anderson
  • ME – Jonathan D. Posner
  • BioE – Kim Woodrow
2014
  • CSE - Gaetano Borriello
  • ME – Dayong Gao
2013
  • ChemE – Buddy Ratner
  • BioE – Kim Woodrow
2012
  • CEE – Michael Dodd
  • HCDE – Beth Kolko
  • CSE – Zoran Popovic
  • ChemE – Buddy Ratner
2011
  • CEE – Seana Davidson
  • HCDE – Beth Kolko
  • CSE – Richard Lander
  • CEE, EE – Shwetak Patel
  • CSE – Zoran Popovic
  • ChemE – Buddy Ratner
  • BioE – Kim Woodrow
  • BioE – Paul Yager

Website

http://www.gatesfoundation.org/

By funding the work of leading researchers, the establishment of unique laboratories and research centers, and the purchase of sophisticated instruments, we are laying the groundwork for breakthrough discoveries and new technologies that will save lives, provide innovative solutions to complex problems and add immeasurably to our understanding of life on Earth and our place in the universe. We believe that a high-quality, well-rounded college education is vital for tomorrow's leaders. The Foundation's undergraduate education program promotes inventive approaches to instruction and effective involvement of students in research at colleges across the nation.

Note: This is a Limited Submission Foundation/Corporation. All proposals must be coordinated carefully through the Relationship Manager or the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Please contact Erin Schwartz.

Deadlines

Deadlines two times a year for each category (verify on foundation website)

Previous recipients

  • EE - Les Atlas (2014)
  • ChemE - Francois Baneyx (2014)

Website

http://www.wmkeck.org/

The GE Foundation's areas of focus:

Deadlines

None published; the foundation does not encourage unsolicited proposals.

Previous recipients

A&A - Anthony Waas (2015)

Website

http://www.gefoundation.com/

Funding areas:

  • Health science education (undergraduate and graduate level research programs)
  • Community-wide civic initiatives
  • Programs that provide "everyday needs" assistance for veterans with PTSD and families of children with cancer.

Deadlines

Verify on foundation website

  • mid-January
  • beginning of April
  • beginning of July
  • mid-September

Previous recipients

UW GenOM Project - Lisa Peterson (2011, 2012, 2013)

Website

http://www.gene.com/good/grants/genentech-foundation/grant-awards

Our vision is a world where Canadians live healthy lives free of heart disease and stroke. The Heart and Stroke Foundation is a volunteer-based health charity active in communities across the country. We are sustained by the commitment and generosity of more than 125,000 volunteers and more than 1.4 million donors.

Funding areas:

Deadlines

None Published

Previous recipients

BioE - Michael Regnier (2015)

Website

http://www.heartandstroke.com/

The Ivanhoe Foundation grants Fellowships to needy and deserving students from developing countries.

Deadlines

None published.

Previous recipients

CEE - Faisal Hossain (2014)

Website

http://www.theivanhoefoundation.com/

Through thoughtful planning and strategic partnerships, the Johnson Scholarship Foundation has built a network of innovative funding programs and progressive relationships with some of the country’s most respected and important community programs, schools, colleges and universities. Through the vision of our founder, Theodore R. Johnson, the Foundation has quietly and confidently enabled the education of thousands of disabled, economically disadvantaged and American Indian students.

Deadlines

None published

Previous recipients

CSE - Richard Ladner (2011, 2012)

Website

http://www.johnsonscholarshipfoundation.org/

JDRF funds research that transforms the lives of people with type 1 diabetes (T1D). We want a cure, and we won’t stop until we find one. Along the way, we will continue to drive scientific progress that delivers new treatments and therapies that make day-to-day life with T1D easier, safer and healthier.

Deadlines

None published

Previous recipients

  • ISE - Shuai Huang (2015)
  • CEE - Shaoyi Jiang (2015)

Website

http://jdrf.org/

Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized institution that funds patient care, research and professional training, special education, and community.

Funding areas:

Autism spectrum disorders
Behavioral disorders
Bone disorders
Brain injury
Cerebral palsy
Developmental disorders
Down syndrome
Feeding disorders

Learning disorders
Muscular dystrophy
Rehabilitation
Sleep disorders
Spina bifida
Spinal cord injury and paralysis
Sturge-Weber syndrome

Deadlines

None published

Previous recipients

MSE - Kannan Krishnan (2014, 2015)

Website

http://www.kennedykrieger.org/

The Henry Luce Foundation was established in 1936 by Henry R. Luce, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Time Inc., to honor his parents who were missionary educators in China. The Foundation builds upon the vision and values of four generations of the Luce family: broadening knowledge and encouraging the highest standards of service and leadership. A not-for-profit corporation, the Luce Foundation operates under the laws of the State of New York and aims to exemplify the best practices of responsible, effective philanthropy.

Note: This is a Limited Submission Foundation/Corporation. All proposals must be coordinated carefully through the Relationship Manager or the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Please contact Erin Schwartz.

Deadlines

Grants are distributed 3 times a year

Previous recipients

EE - Eve Riskin (2013)

Website

http://www.hluce.org/

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. Selects the MacArthur Fellows and works to defend human rights, advance global conservation and security, make cities better places, and understand how technology is affecting children and society.

Note: Principal Gift Prospect managed centrally by the UW. Interested applicants must notify Erin Schwartz prior to submission of a request.

Deadlines

None listed

Previous recipients

  • CSE - William Gregory Howe (2015)
  • CSE - Shwetak Patel, MacArthur Fellow Award (2011)

Website

https://www.macfound.org/

The Foundation is a private foundation with the mission to support early stage investigators engaged in biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of disease.

Deadlines

August 1 (verify on website)

Previous recipients

MSE – Marco Rolandi (2015)

Website

http://emallinckrodtfoundation.org/

The mission of The Mary Kay Foundation is to eliminate cancers affecting women. Since the foundation began in 1996, it has granted $54 million dollars to organizations fighting cancer and violence against women.

Note: This is a Limited Submission Foundation/Corporation. All proposals must be coordinated carefully through the Relationship Manager or the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Please contact Erin Schwartz.

Deadlines

None published.

Previous recipients

BioE – Patrick Stayton (2011)

Website

http://www.marykayfoundation.org/Pages/Home.aspx

MEAF will also consider projects to create tools that help break down barriers to employment and increase job opportunities for young people with disabilities entering the workforce, including returning veterans with disabilities.

Deadlines

MEAF accepts concept papers from January 1st to June 1st to be considered for the following year’s funding.

  • January 1 – Concept papers (aka online applications) accepted
  • June 1 – Concept papers due
  • July 1 – Full proposals due
  • December 1 – Funding Decision made
  • January 1 – New project funding begins

Previous recipients

UW IT – Sheryl E. Burgstahler (2014)

Website

http://www.meaf.org/how_to_apply/priorities_guidelines/

This private, American foundation focuses upon portfolios of large-scale initiatives and encourages collaboration so as to achieve the most significant and enduring outcomes possible. The foundation was established by Intel co-founder Gordon E. Moore and his wife Betty I. Moore in September 2000.

Note: This is a Limited Submission Foundation/Corporation. All proposals must be coordinated carefully through the Relationship Manager or the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Please contact Erin Schwartz.

Deadlines

None published

Previous recipients

  • CSE - Jeffrey Heer (2015)
  • CSE - Edward Lazowska (2013, 2014)

Website

https://www.moore.org/

The M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust seeks to enrich the quality of life in the Pacific Northwest by providing grants and enrichment programs to nonprofit organizations that seek to strengthen the region's educational, spiritual, and cultural base in creative and sustainable ways.

Note: This is a Limited Submission Foundation/Corporation. All proposals must be coordinated carefully through the Relationship Manager or the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Please contact Erin Schwartz.

Deadlines

Various

Previous recipients

RECIPIENTINFO

  • EE/BioE - Karl F. Bohringer (2013)
  • ChemE - Hugh Hillhouse (2011)

Website

http://www.murdock-trust.org/

Morris Animal Foundation is a nonprofit organization that invests in science to advance animal health. The Foundation is a global leader in funding scientific studies for companion animals, horses, and wildlife. Since its founding in 1948, the Foundation has invested more than $92 million towards 2,300 studies that have led to significant breakthroughs in animal health.

Deadlines

Varies depending on grant. There are grants for small animal studies, large animal studies, wildlife studies, and etc.

Previous recipients

BioE – Narendra P. Singh (2012)

Website

https://www.morrisanimalfoundation.org/

The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by making strategic grants, forging strong community partnerships, and fostering innovation.

Deadlines

Grant applications are accepted only during certain time frames. Varies depending on the type of grant.

Previous recipients

UW IT – Sheryl Burgstahler (2012, 2013, 2014)

Website

http://www.motorolasolutions.com/en_us/about/company-overview/corporate-...

To raise awareness and create interest in the challenge of developing better treatments for kidney disease and its complications, the NKF has established a Young Investigator grant program to support clinical research studies addressing important issues for patients with kidney disease. Projects must be patient-oriented.

Deadlines

Verify on the NKF website.

  • Application available: early July
  • Application deadline: mid-February
  • Notification of awards: Spring

Previous recipients

BioE – Cecelia Giachelli (2011)

Website

https://www.kidney.org/professionals/research/awards

The Foundation was established in 2002 to award grants to a broad spectrum of charities, including those who benefit spinal cord injury efforts.

Deadlines

Exact deadlines are posted, along with the most current application guide, when a specific grant cycle opens. Deadlines vary depending on the type of grant. See How to Apply.

Previous recipients

  • EE – Howard Jay Chizeck (2013)
  • BioE – Suzie H. Pun (2013)

Website

chnfoundation.org

NephCure Kidney International is the only organization committed exclusively to support research seeking the cause of the potentially debilitating kidney disease Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and Nephrotic Syndrome, improve treatment and find cure.

Deadlines

None published.

Previous recipients

BioE – Suzie Pun (2014)

Website

http://nephcure.org/research/

A family foundation guided by enduring business philosophy and personal values of Lucile and David, whose innovative approach to management helped transform a small electronics shop in their garage to one of the world’s leading technology companies.

Note: This is a Limited Submission Foundation/Corporation. All proposals must be coordinated carefully through the Relationship Manager or the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Please contact Erin Schwartz.

Deadlines

March 15, for invited institutions to submit an application.

Previous recipients

  • ChemE – James M. Carothers (2013)
  • CSE – Shyam Gollakota (2013)

Website

https://www.packard.org/

To provide the AEC industry with a better way to design and build. Our MISSION: To be a catalyst to advance innovation in the design and construction of buildings.

Deadlines

Research need statements may be submitted at any time.

Previous recipients

CEE - Laura Lowes (2013)

Website

http://www.pankowfoundation.org/index.cfm

Mrs. Elsa U. Pardee’s life was taken by cancer on October 2, 1944. Mrs. Pardee provided a $1 million trust fund “for the promotion of the control and cure of cancer.” She directed that this bequest be used to support research in the field of cancer and to provide for others the advantages of new knowledge and techniques for the treatment of this related group of disabling and frequently lethal diseases.

Deadlines

Deadline for Submission Review
February 1 May
June 1 September
October 1 December

Previous recipients

BioE – Narendra P. Singh (2013)

Website

http://www.pardeefoundation.org/

Founded in 1993, PCF has raised more than $615 million and providing funding to more than 2,000 research programs at nearly 200 cancer centers and universities. PCF advocates for greater awareness of prostate cancer and more efficient investment of governmental research funds for transformational cancer research. Its efforts have helped produce a 20-fold increase in government funding for prostate cancer.

Deadlines

None published

Previous recipients

MSE – Peter J. Pauzauskie (2013)

Website

http://www.pcf.org

RCSA is a private operating foundation that supports research independently proposed by college and university faculty members, convenes conferences and actively advocates for science advancement. RCSA is a strong supporter of improvements in science education. High impact projects include clinical research to evaluate new drugs, novel treatment strategies for prostate cancer, and basic science research to better understand the biology of prostate cancer.

Deadlines

Fall and Spring cycles

Previous recipients

ChemE – Hugh Hillhouse (2011)

Website

http://rescorp.org/

The Schlumberger Foundation is an independent nonprofit entity that recognizes the link between science, technology, and socioeconomic development, as well as the key role of education in realizing individual potential. The foundation flagship program is Faculty for the Future.

Deadlines

None published.

Previous recipients

AA – Anthony Waas (2015)

Website

http://www.slb.com/about/foundation.aspx

The Searle Scholars Program supports research of outstanding individuals who have recently begun their appointment at the assistant professor level, and whose appointment is their first tenure-track position at a participating academic or research institution. Today, 158 institutions are invited to participate in the program.

Deadlines

Applications available on September 1 and due September 30 (confirm on website).

Previous recipients

  • ChemE – Cole DeForest (2015)
  • EE, CSE – Georg Seelig (2011)

Website

http://www.searlescholars.net/

The foundation supports selected projects carried out by independent non-profit organizations in Europe and Brazil. The funding areas of the foundation are:

  • Education
  • Children and Youth
  • Disabilities
  • Elder Care
  • Science and Research in the following areas:
    • Complementary medicine research
    • Biodynamic research
    • Educational reform
    • Natural Resources

Deadlines

None published.

Previous recipients

Bioengineering (2015-Gerald Pollack)

Website

http://www.software-ag-stiftung.de/en/the-foundation/about/

The Spencer Foundation has sought to support high-quality, innovative research with the potential to improve education. In pursuing that goal, we have always had broad ideas about the questions such research might ask, the methods it might use, and the ways in which we might support it.

Deadlines

Various. See the foundation's Apply page.

Previous recipients

HCDE - Sarah Kriz (2011) (no longer at UW)

Website

http://www.spencer.org/mission

The Simons Foundation’s mission is to advance the frontiers of research in mathematics and the basic sciences.

Note: This is a Limited Submission Foundation/Corporation. All proposals must be coordinated carefully through the Relationship Manager or the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Please contact Erin Schwartz.

Deadlines

Various

Previous recipients

Computer Science (in collaboration with The Tides Foundation)

Website

https://www.simonsfoundation.org/about-us/

USAISR's mission is to provide combat casualty care medical solutions and products for wounded warriors, from self-aid through definitive care across the full spectrum of military operations; provide state-of-the-art trauma, burn, and critical care to Department of Defense beneficiaries and civilians; and provide Burn Flight Teams.

Deadlines

None found.

Previous recipients

Human Photonics Lab - Hunter Hoffman (2015)

Website

https://health.mil/Training-Center/US-Army-Institute-of-Surgical-Research

The U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) promotes scientific relations between the U.S. and Israel by supporting collaborative research projects in a wide area of basic and applied scientific fields, for peaceful and non-profit purposes. Travel grants also available.

Deadlines

Various. See the foundation's Guidelines and Calls page.

Previous recipients

  • CSE – Mark Oskin (2013)
  • CSE – Anna Karlin (2011)

Website

https://www.bsf.org.il/BSFPublic/Default.aspx

The Dr. Anthony Volpe Research Center is active in the cutting-edge of fields of biomaterial and tissue engineering technologies that are unique to their institute. The VRC's work is underscored by its mission statement: Advance the oral health of the public through:

  • Basic and applied research
  • Technology transfer
  • Measurement and test methods
  • Standards reference biomaterials

Deadlines

Vary depending on the type of grant.

Previous recipients

MSE – Dwayne D. Arola (2015)

Website

http://www.adafoundation.org/en/adaf-volpe-research-center

The Volvo Research and Educational Foundations is the collective name under which four foundations collaborate to finance research and education in the areas of transportation, environment, and energy. VREF inspires, initiates, and supports research and educational activities through the Future of Urban Transport Programme.

Deadlines

Various. Calls for proposal are linked from the funding page on the foundation's website.

Previous recipients

CEE - Anne Goodchild (2012)

Website

http://www.vref.se/aboutthevref.4.7cd018df146d4c36803302ee.html

The Foundation provides leading scientific and medical societies the resources to develop distinctive educational programs designed to improve the quality of care in resource-limited areas. Its university-based translational research grant programs establish a business-like process to accelerate academic innovations to the marketplace. The Foundation also supports Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations, establishing one cohesive community, promoting collaboration and partnerships.

Deadlines

Unpublished

Previous recipients

BioE - Paul Yager (2011)

Website

http://whcf.org/the-wallace-h-coulter-foundation/

By advancing brilliant research and early-stage entrepreneurs, we help to grow Washington's technology economy.

Note: This is a Limited Submission Foundation/Corporation. All proposals must be coordinated carefully through the Relationship Manager or the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Please contact Erin Schwartz.

Deadlines

various

Previous recipients

CEE - David Stensel (2013)

Website

http://www.wrfseattle.org/wrf-overview.php

The Water Environment Research Foundation, formed in 1989, is America’s leading independent scientific research organization dedicated to wastewater and storm water issues.

Deadlines

RFPs opened on ongoing basis. See the foundation's Funding page.

Previous recipients

  • CEE – David Stensel (2013)
  • CEE – Michael Dodd (2012)

Website

http://www.werf.org/

The foundation's programs have ambitious goals that include: helping to reduce global poverty, limiting the risk of climate change, improving education for students in California and elsewhere, improving reproductive health and rights worldwide.

Deadlines

None published; seekers should submit a letter of inquiry online

Previous recipients

CSE - Zoran Popović (2013)

Website

http://www.hewlett.org/about-us

WEPAN's culture-transforming projects support faculty efforts to create inclusive and engaging classroom environments where diverse communities of students are welcomed and succeed.

Deadlines

Unpublished

Previous recipients

  • Center for Workforce Development - Elizabeth Litzler (2014)
  • HCDE - Suzanne Brainard (2013)

Website

https://www.wepan.org/