School Partnership Grants – Royal Society

Do you have a great idea for bringing research alive in school? The Partnership Grants scheme offers up to £3000 to UK schools or colleges to buy equipment to run a STEM investigation project in partnership with a STEM professional.

Deadline for applications 28 February 2019

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Science & Technology Facilities Council – Public Engagement Funding

A range of grant schemes support the STFC public engagement strategy.

Open schemes:

– Leadership Fellows in Public Engagement
– Public Engagement Legacy Awards – open until 20 February 2019
– Leadership Fellows in Public Engagement – open until 21 February 2019
– Public Engagement Spark Awards – opens on 14th March
– Public Engagement Reaction Awards – open call

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Public Engagement: What does a good funding application look like?

Researchers’ Public Engagement Network – Spring Event
Thursday 14 February, 12.00 -14.00
Room 102, Clore Management Centre

Take away practical advice about applying for public engagement funding. Discuss what funders are looking for and share your experiences with colleagues.

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Seed Funding – Wellcome Trust

Awards of up to £2500  are available for engagement activities in medical humanities or biomedical sciences.

Two rounds of funding will be available in the remainder of this academic year. Deadlines for applications:
20 February 2019
12 June 2019

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Seed Funding – UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

Awards of up to £2500 are available to enable researchers to develop and deliver projects that engage people outside of academia with their research. It is anticipated that this will enable new collaborations to be formed or pilot work to be trialled.

Deadlines for applications is 17 February 2019 (project must be complete by 30 September 2019)

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Arts & Humanities Research Council Follow-on Funding

Follow-on Funding for Impact and Engagement supports innovative and creative engagements with new audiences and user communities which stimulate pathways to impact. Funds will be awarded for knowledge exchange, public engagement, active dissemination and commercialisation activities.

Awards of up to £100,000
Deadline: Open call
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Collective Intelligence Grants

Nesta’s Centre for Collective Intelligence Design is awarding grants of up to £20,000 for innovative ideas to help generate evidence about how collective intelligence can be designed and applied for social impact. The project should include using new digital technologies and methods for enabling collective intelligence at scale, e.g. through deliberation, observation, prediction or idea creation, etc.

Deadline for expression of interest 9th November 2018.

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Funding – Education, Welfare, Justice

Nuffield Foundation – Grants for Research, Development, and Analysis

Funding available for projects that seek to improve the design and operation of social policy in education, welfare or justice.

Grants of £10,000 to £500,000 available.
Applications open biannually, 2018 deadlines are 16 March/24 September

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