Minerva Research Initiative (MRI)

The summary for the Minerva Research Initiative (MRI) grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Dept of the Army Materiel Command, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Minerva Research Initiative (MRI): Minerva brings together universities, research institutions, and individual scholars and supports multidisciplinary and cross-institutional projects addressing specific topic areas determined by the Department of Defense. The MRI aims to promote research in specific areas of social science and to promote a candid and constructive relationship between DoD and the social science academic community. The Minerva Research Initiative competition is for research related to the seven (7) topics listed in Section VIII, of the BAA.
Federal Grant Title: Minerva Research Initiative (MRI)
Federal Agency Name: Dept of the Army Materiel Command
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: W911NF-11-R-0011
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 12.630
CFDA Descriptions: Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research in Science and Engineering
Current Application Deadline: Nov 07, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Nov 07, 2011
Posted Date: Jul 18, 2011
Creation Date: Jul 18, 2011
Archive Date: Dec 07, 2011
Total Program Funding: $35,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $2,000,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
The Minerva Research Initiative (MRI) is a DoD-sponsored, university-based social science research program initiated by the Secretary of Defense. The BAA focuses on areas of strategic importance to U.S. national security policy. It seeks to increase the Departments intellectual capital in the social sciences and improve its ability to address future challenges and build bridges between the Department and the social science community.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This MRI competition is open to institutions of higher education (universities), including foreign universities. Non-profit institutions and commercial entities may also be included on a university-led team, performing research as subawardees and receiving funding for their efforts.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Vonetta Goodson Contracting Officer Phone 919-549-4291

Contracting Officer Email [vonetta.y.goodson.civ@mail.mil]
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