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Searle Freedom Trust Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and
Scholars for Research on Public Policy

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The Searle Freedom Trust

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Grants to USA nonprofits, scholars, and IHEs for scholarly research on public policy issues that impact on the personal and economic liberties of the nation and its citizens. Funding is primarily intended to support scholarship that results in the publication of books, journal articles, and policy papers. The Foundation will also fund public outreach initiatives, including seminars, conferences, film and journalism projects, and new media projects. Funding is typically provided in the form of research grants, fellowships, and other types of targeted project support.

With the foundation’s assistance, university and think tank scholars investigate a wide range of issues, including:
- Tax and budget policy
- Cost-benefit analysis of regulatory practices and proposals
- The workings of the legal system
- Environmental policy
- Social welfare reform
- K-12 and higher education policy

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GrantWatch ID#: 170643

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

University and think tank scholars investigating a wide range of public policy issues may apply.

The Searle Freedom Trust will not typically support the following:
- Building projects
- Individuals
- Organizations that are not nonprofit, charitable organizations
- Organizations that are primarily dependent upon government funds
- Capital campaigns
- Endowments

It is the Foundation’s policy not to support unspecified overhead costs associated with university research projects.

Pre-Application Information:

The board of the Searle Freedom Trust meets three times per year. Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis, with deadlines of December 15 for the Spring meeting; April 16 for the Summer meeting; and August 22 for the Winter meeting.

Grant proposals should be submitted online.

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online application:

Kimberly O. Dennis, President and CEO
(202) 375-7822

Searle Freedom Trust
1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW, Suite L 26
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 202-375-7820

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