FOUNDATION/FUNDING AGENCY

REES-JONES FOUNDATION

This foundation will only accept one proposal per institution so please contact the CFR team with any interest you have in applying. 

The Foundation is solely interested in funding projects that impact the greater DFW area.

Giving areas: Human Services for Children, Youth and Families; Youth Development; Mental Health; Community Benefit. For more information, please click on the link below.

Award details: One year and will not fund more than 25% of the project’s budget. Cost share is not required.

Giving profile:

  • Average award: >$100,000
  • Total Foundation giving (2014): $27.2m
  • Past UTA recipient: D. Garner, Movin' Mavs

http://www.rees-jonesfoundation.org/

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to foundation's deadline.

Foundation: Request four (4) months before needing funding

Application: This is an online submission and the CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying.

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JOSIAH MACY JR. FOUNDATION

The foundation is focused on projects that:

  • Demonstrate or encourage interprofessional education and teamwork among health care professionals;
  • Provide new curriculum content for health professional education, including patient safety, quality improvement, systems performance and professionalism;
  • Develop new models for clinical education, including graduate medical education reform;
  • Improve education for the care of underserved populations, with an emphasis on primary care; and
  • Increase faculty skills in health professions education with a special emphasis on the career development of underrepresented minorities.

Giving Areas: healthcare. For more information, please click on the link below

Award details: Varies based on program area.

Giving Profile:

  • Total Foundation Giving (2014): $6m
  • No previous UTA recipients.

http://macyfoundation.org/

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: Accepted year round. Board meets three times (3) per year to review LOIs. Those dates are not given.

Application: This is an online submission and the CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying. Applying to be a Macy Scholar does not require prior CFR approval.

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WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports projects that address significant issues within culture, education, health and social service and that primarily serve large demographic and/or geographic constituencies. In each area of funding, the Foundation seeks to identify those organizations achieving truly differentiated results relative to other organizations making similar efforts for similar populations. The Foundations also look for evidence of sustainability beyond their support.

Giving areas: arts and sciences, higher education, and health and medical research. For more information, please click on the link below.

Award details: Varies based on project proposed.

Giving profile:

  • Average award range: $75k to $2m.
  • total foundation giving (2014): $34m.
  • No previous UTA recipient.

https://www.hearstfdn.org

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: No deadline. Applications accepted year round. Evaluation process takes a minimum of six weeks and selected projects will require a site visit by a program officer prior to award decision.

Application: This is an online submission and the CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying.

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W.M. KECK FOUNDATION

The Foundation seeks to generate far-reaching benefits for humanity by supporting pioneering discoveries in science, engineering and medicine, and organizations that enrich the lives of children, youth and families.

Giving areas: science, engineering, and medical research; learning and research experiences in science, engineering, and liberal arts for undergraduate students. For more information, please click on the link below.

Award details: Varies based on project.

Giving profile:

  • Total Foundation Giving (2014): $55m
  • No previous UTA recipient.

http://www.wmkeck.org

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: No deadline. Applications accepted year round. Evaluation process takes a minimum of six weeks and selected projects will require a site visit by a program officer prior to award decision.

Application: This is an online submission and the CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying.

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HILLCREST FOUNDATION

The Foundation provides financial support to qualified Texas charitable organizations for the advancement of education, the promotion of health and the relief of poverty. Most grants are made to charitable organizations located in Dallas County and the surrounding area.

Giving areas: education and health. The trustees will give priority consideration to the following types of grant requests:

  • Construction/improvements of permanent buildings
  • Programs and special projects for education, health and poverty relief
  • Capital campaigns
  • Buildings, facilities and equipment

Award details: One year and will not fund more than 25% of the project’s budget. Cost share is not required.

https://www.bankofamerica.com/philanthropic/grantmaking.go

Giving profile:

  • Average award: >$100,000
  • Total foundation giving (2014): $27.2m
  • No previous UTA recipient.

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: February 28, July 31 and November 30.

Application: This is an online submission and the CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying.

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HAROLD SIMMONS FOUNDATION/SIMMONS FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation seeks well-researched grant proposals for projects that address current community needs and that complement, rather than duplicate, other public and private efforts. Applicant collaboration with other agencies and public entities is encouraged.

Giving areas: Youth, arts & culture, civic improvement, education, health & medical, social welfare. For more information, please click on the link below.

  • Construction/improvements of permanent buildings
  • Programs and special projects for education, health and poverty relief
  • Capital campaigns
  • Buildings, facilities and equipment

Award details: Varies based on program area.

Giving profile:

  • Average award: $5k - $20k
  • Total foundation giving: $28 million (Harold Simmons Fnd in 2013); $3.3m (Simmons Family Fnd in 2013)
  • Previous UTA Gift: $1m (2013 for ICAP)

http://haroldsimmonsfoundation.org

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: None. Applications are accepted year round.

Application: This is an online submission and the CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying.

Note: Applying to either foundation will require final approval from the Office of the President.

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WILLIAM T. GRANT FOUNDATION

The foundation has been interested in facilitating a better understanding of how children and youth develop and thrive. The foundation is interested in research with the potential to improve the lives of young people between the ages of 5 and 25.

Giving areas: Reducing inequality, improving the use of research, connecting research, policy, and practice. For more information, please click on the link below.

Award details: Varies based on project proposed.

Giving profile:

  • Total foundation giving: $11m
  • No previous UTA recipient.

http://wtgrantfoundation.org

DEADLINE

Internal: Please check for the foundation’s deadline on the foundation’s website and submit your documents for department and college review two (2) months prior to foundation’s deadline.

Foundation: Deadlines vary among funding initiatives but has three (3) annual LOI periods in January, May, and August.

Application: This is an online submission and the CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying. Applying to the William T. Grant Scholars Program does not require prior CFR approval.

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MEADOWS FOUNDATION

The foundation is placing special emphasis for three current initiatives: improving public education, reducing mental illness, and protecting our water resources and the natural environment.

Giving areas: Arts and culture, civic and public affairs, education, health, and human services. For more information, please click on the link below.

Award details: Varies based on project proposed.

Giving profile:

  • Total foundation Giving: $22.3m
  • No UTA gift in last 13 years.

https://www.mfi.org/index.html

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: Foundation accepts proposals year round.

Application: The CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s relationship with the Foundation and the online application profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying.

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SIMONS FOUNDATION

The Foundation seeks to create strong collaborations and foster cross-pollination of ideas between investigators across disciplines.

Giving areas: Mathematics and physical sciences, life sciences, autism research (SFARI) and education & outreach. For more information, please click on the link below.

Award details: Varies across program.

Giving profile:

  • Total Foundation giving (2013): $109m
  • Past UTA recipient: $6k (2012)

https://www.simonsfoundation.org

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: Foundation deadlines vary based on program. Please check Foundation website for current deadline.

Application: This is an online submission and the CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying.

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JOHN TEMPLETON FOUNDATION

The foundation supports discoveries relating to the big questions of human purpose and ultimate reality, and research on subjects ranging from complexity, evolution, and infinity to creativity, forgiveness, love, and free will.

Giving areas: Science and the big questions, character virtue development, individual freedom & free markets, genetics, and exceptional talent & genius. For more information, please click on the link below.

Award details: Varies based on project but funding is distributed into two size categories.

Giving profile:

  • Total foundation giving: $111m
  • No previous UTA recipient.

https://www.templeton.org

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: Small Grant Cycle (<$217k) – Aug 31 and Nov 30, 2016. Large Grant Cycle (>$217k) – Aug 31, 2016. These deadlines are for the Online Funding Inquiry (OFI) but if asked to submit a full proposal, deadlines are set by the Foundation on an individual basis.

Application: This is an online submission and the CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying.

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ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION

The foundation makes grants to support original research and broad-based education related to science, technology, and economic performance; and to improve the quality of American life.

Giving areas: STEM research, STEM higher education, public understanding of science, technology & economics, digital information technology, economics, and energy & environment. For more information, please click on the link below.

Award details: Varies based on project.

Giving profile:

  • Total foundation giving: $88m
  • Previous UTA Gift: $2k (2013)

https://sloan.org

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: May submit a LOI (Letter of Interest/Intent) year round.

Application: This is an online submission and the CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying. Applying for a Sloan Research Fellowship does not require prior CFR approval.

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W. W. CARUTH JR. FOUNDATION

The foundation supports frontier-advancing projects in public safety, education, and scientific and medical research.

Giving areas: Education, public safety, and scientific and medical research. For more information, please click on the link below.

Award details: Foundation seeks to fund transformational projects with gift amounts in the millions.

Giving profile:

  • Total foundation giving: $16m
  • No previous UTA recipient.

https://www.cftexas.org/caruth-foundation-grants

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: Accepts LOIs (Letter of Interest/Intent) year round.

Application: The CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s relationship with the foundation and the online application profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying.

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AMON G. CARTER FOUNDATION

The foundation supports work in the fields of art and culture, civic and public affairs, education, health, and human services.

Giving areas: Amon Carter Museum, social services, education, health & medicine, and arts & humanities. For more information, please click on the link below.

Award details: Varies based on project but typical award does not exceed $250k.

Giving profile:

  • Total giving: $26m (2014)
  • Previous UTA gift: $250k (December 2015)

http://www.agcf.org

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: Foundation accepts proposals year round. The foundation board meets three times each year to consider grant requests. Meetings are typically held in February, May, and November.

Application: This is an online submission and the CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying.

Note: Applying to the Amon G. Carter Foundation will require final approval from the Office of the President.

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BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION

The foundation is global in scale and offers funding for initiatives that impact populations in developing nations. Within the United States, the foundation’s focus is primarily on post-secondary education. The Foundation largely partners with specific organizations and seeks out those partnerships themselves.

Giving areas: Data & information, financial aid, institutional partnerships, pathways for student success, personalized learning, and policy & advocacy. For more information, please click on the link below.

Award details: Varies considerably by project.

Giving profile:

  • Total foundation giving (2013): $3.4b
  • Previous UTA gift: $1.6m (2014-2016)

http://postsecondary.gatesfoundation.org

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: May submit a LOI (Letter of Interest/Intent) year round.

Application: This is an online submission and the CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying.

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ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION

The foundation is focused on funding projects that promote a culture of health.

Giving areas: Health leadership, health systems, healthy communities, and healthy kids/healthy weight. For more information, please click on the link below.

Award details: Varies based on project.

Giving profile:

  • Total foundation giving: $361m
  • Previous UTA gift: $24k (2006 – Industrial Engineering fund)

http://www.rwjf.org/en.html

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: Open RFP deadlines vary considerably. Please check foundation website to determine if any current opportunities are relevant to your project.

Application: The CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s relationship with the Foundation and the online application profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying.

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SID W. RICHARDSON FOUNDATION

Grants are made in support of educational, health, human service, and cultural programs and projects that serve the people of Texas.

Giving areas: Education, human services, and cultural programs. For more information, please click on the link below.

Award details: Varies based on project.

Giving profile:

  • Total foundation fiving: $18.7m (2014)
  • Previous UTA fift: $200k (2014 – one gift)

http://www.sidrichardson.org

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: January 15th of each year.

Application: This is an online submission and the CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying.

Note: Applying to the Sid W. Richardson Foundation will require final approval from the Office of the President.

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CRAIG H. NEILSEN FOUNDATION

Research funding is directed across a broad spectrum, including mechanistic, translational, clinical and psychosocial research, with a goal of opening innovative areas of inquiry and emphasizing progress across the entire translational spectrum. Another main funding priority is Quality of Life programs that assist individuals affected by spinal cord injury today and build stronger community and rehabilitative support.

Giving areas: Spinal Cord Injury research, psychosocial research. For more information, please click on the link below.

Award details: Varies based on project.

Giving profile:

  • Total foundation giving (2014): $26.4 million
  • UTA currently partners with the Foundation through the Neilsen Scholars program.

http://chnfoundation.org

DEADLINE

Internal: Two (2) months prior to your intention to submit.

Foundation: Foundation opens their LOI process each year in the spring. Please check foundation website for exact dates.

Application: This is an online submission and the CFR team is responsible for managing the university’s profile. Please contact CFR at cfr@uta.edu before applying.