Seed Grants are intended to support the planning and development of a potential research project in topic areas relevant to PolicyWise. Seed Grants enable PolicyWise to invest in the beginning stages of future research, thereby facilitating the generation of new knowledge and evidence in these areas.
Seed Grants are not intended to fund the conduct of a research project, and are not available to augment existing research funding. Potential Seed Grant activities include, but are not limited to:
- Developing a research team
- Building partnerships
- Feasibility assessment
- Environmental scan
- Addressing a methodological issue
- Pilot studies or baseline data collection
- Demonstration studies
- Proposal preparation
The maximum funding available for a Seed Grant is $10,000. The term of the grant is 12 months.