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BER: Funding Listserv Links

Subscribing to funder and organizational listservs is a good way to stay abreast of both recurring funding competitions and special opportunities.


Limited Submission Mailing List.  Biweekly announcement from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) listing limited submission funding opportunities. Limited Submissions are those on which funders limit the number of proposals that one institution is permitted to submit. The OVCR performs a "downselect" review process among internal brief proposals to decide which should be fully developed and submitted to the funder.

OVCR Weekly Email. The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) Funding and Opportunities sends out a weekly roundup of research funding.

CSBS Community Mailing List. The Center for Social and Behavioral Science (CSBS, formerly called SBSRI) explores how to facilitate large-scale, interdisciplinary research projects that leverage campus social and behavioral sciences expertise and support the next generation of researchers in the field.

National Science Foundation

NSF Email Updates. Subscribe to NSF Email Updates (agency-wide, configurable for your interests). 

STELAR Mailing List. The STEM Learning and Research Center (STELAR) is led by Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC).  EDC’s mission is to design, implement, and evaluate programs to improve education, health, and economic opportunity worldwide. The mission of STELAR is to build capacity and magnify the results of ITEST projects to deepen the impact of the ITEST program. 

CIRCL Newsletter, from The Center for Innovative Research in Cyberlearning. CIRCL works with projects in the emerging field of cyberlearning to support, synergize, and amplify their efforts. The newsletter comes out 6 times a year (every other month).

US Department of Education

IES News Flash. Institute for Education Sciences (IES), the research arm of the US Department of Education. An e-mail-based alert service is designed to inform you about all new content posted to the IES website including news from its four Centers and programs within Centers such as the Regional Educational Laboratory Program. Configurable by areas of interest.

US Department of Education Email Updates. Department-wide news and information.

National Institutes of Health

NIH Extra Mural Research Blog. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research maintains a blog. You can subscribe to the Blog by email, or by RSS feed. Subscriptions covers all federal agencies that receive proposal submissions through the portal. Customizable email notifications, notifications on specific opportunities, and a newsletter are offered.

The Spencer Foundation

@Spencer_Fdn Twitter feed provides news and grant program updates. 

Joyce Foundation

Email List. Subscribe at the bottom of the Joyce home page. 

WT Grant Foundation

Blog. Subscribe to WT Grant blog updates.