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Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Tel: 603-646-1257
Fax: 603-646-0550

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) works with Dartmouth faculty and administrators and with foundations and corporations to develop mutually beneficial partnerships that advance knowledge and have the potential to make a positive impact on campus and in the world.

Dartmouth faculty and administrators may visit RFPs & funding opportunities for resources.

For external audiences interested in learning more about faculty research and centers at Dartmouth, visit the respective webpages for corporations and for foundations.

 


MOST RECENT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

 

W.M. Keck Foundation — Science & Engineering Research
Dartmouth may submit up to four concept papers
SEE LIMITED APPLICATION PROCEDURES

  • Typically $1,000,000
  • Deadlines: November 1, 2017 to submit internal application to Kristen Rhodes in Provost's Office; May 1 external deadline
  • Support for high-risk, high-reward research projects (which would not otherwise receive support from traditional funding agencies), and which have the capacity to spur ground-breaking new territory in the field or open entirely new pathways of work. The foundation does not support applied research, but rather invests in fundamental/basic science. Collaboration with investigators from other universities is viewed favorably. No support for endowment.
  • Note: Interested internal candidates need only submit the following materials to Kristen Rhodes: (1) A one-page concept paper using the Foundation's guidelines; (2) a letter of nomination from the department chair/dean, and (3) the applicant's CV.

W.M. Keck Foundation — Medical Research
Dartmouth may submit up to four concept papers
SEE LIMITED APPLICATION PROCEDURES

  • Typically $1,000,000
  • Deadlines: November 1, 2017 to submit internal application to Kristen Rhodes in Provost's Office; May 1 external deadline
  • Support for high-risk, high-reward research projects (which would not otherwise receive support from traditional funding agencies), and which have the capacity to spur ground-breaking new territory in the field or open entirely new pathways of work. The foundation does not support applied research, but rather invests in fundamental/basic science. Collaboration with investigators from other universities is viewed favorably. No support for endowment.
  • Note: Interested internal candidates need only submit the following materials to Kristen Rhodes: (1) A one-page concept paper using the Foundation's guidelines; (2) a letter of nomination from the department chair/dean, and (3) the applicant's CV.

Gerda Henkel Foundation — Grants

  • Deadline: November 2017
  • Support for the historical humanities, in particular to support research projects in the following fields: Archaeology, Art History, Historical Islamic Studies, History, History of Law, History of Science, Prehistory and Early History
  • Types of support:
    • Research Grants
    • Ph.D. Scholarships
    • Special Programs
      • Islam, the Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements
      • Security, Society and the State
    • Scholarship Program M4HUMAN (longer research trips for experienced researchers in historical humanities and Islamic studies)
    • Fellowships

Google — Faculty Research Awards

  • Up to $150,000
  • Deadline: September 30, 2017
  • To support one graduate student for one year
  • Areas of computer science:
    • Algorithms and optimization
    • Computational neuroscience
    • Cooling and power
    • Digital Media Processing
    • Geo/maps
    • Human-computer interaction
    • Information retrieval and real time content
    • Machine learning and data mining
    • Machine perception
    • Machine translation
    • Mobile
    • Natural language processing
    • Networking
    • Physical interfaces and immersive experiences
    • Privacy
    • Recommendation systems
    • Security
    • Social Signal Processing
    • Software engineering and programming languages
    • Speech
    • Structured data, extraction, semantic graph, and database management
    • Systems (hardware and software)
  • Having a Google employee sponsor your application is recommended, but not necessary

 

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Last Updated: 8/14/17