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Call for Action on Racial Justice Grant Program

Ohio State has established the Seed Fund for Racial Justice to address the historic and contemporary effects of racism and racial disparities found in all aspects of American society.

Grants will be used to seed innovative, untested, and/or exploratory research approaches and creative ideas that will contribute to the elimination of racism and solve its underlying causes and consequences on our campuses, in our community, and across the nation. Proposals are expected to be interdisciplinary, innovative, and translational. They should also result in or create a clear path to, substantive change in policies, practices, programs, and processes in our systems, and in tangible human behaviors and societal outcomes. Round two concept papers are due by Feb 26, 5pm. More information is posted on the Office of Research website.

The seed grant program was developed at the request of the Office of the President through a collaboration of leaders from the offices of Research, Diversity and Inclusion, Outreach and Engagement and Academic Affairs, and the colleges of Education and Human Ecology and Social Work.