completed Research Grant application will include THREE copies
of the following items, typewritten in English and mailed
to The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, 25 West 53rd Street,
New York, N.Y. 10019-5401. The deadline for receipt of
applications by the foundation is August 1. Incomplete
or late applications will not be processed. Applications
may not be submitted by fax.
A. Title Page (download
If necessary, this form may be copied or imitated on a computer.
If the grant is to be administered by an institution, this
page must be signed by an appropriate official of that institution.
B. Abstract (download
Enter an abstract describing the project in plain English
and a statement specifying its relevance to human dominance,
aggression, or violence. The abstract and statement of relevance
should be self-contained and sufficient to serve as a succinct
and accurate description of the project. The name of the principal
investigator should appear on the upper right corner of the
abstract and on all succeeding pages.
Include curricula vitae and lists of relevant publications
for the principal investigator and all professional personnel.
Do not exceed two pages for each person.
Submit a budget in U.S. dollars broken down into informative
categories. The budget must be projected for each year of
support requested. (Please see "A Note on Budgets,"
E. Budget Justification
Describe the need for and planned use of the funds requested
for separate items in each budget category.
F. Research Plan
Outline the specific aims of the project and discuss
the background and significance of the proposed work. Describe
the methods and procedures of the research and the means by
which the results will be analyzed and interpreted. Be concise,
but give sufficient detail for a proper evaluation. (Research
plans typically range from 10 to 20 double-spaced pages.)
Supplementary supporting material is not necessary but may
be submitted. However, the foundation cannot be responsible
for the return of such material.
G. Other Support
Describe facilities and resources already available for the
proposed research. Also list the title, source, dollar amount,
period of time for funding expected or being sought for this
project from other sources during the period of the grant
requested, and the expected notification date, including actual
or probable publisher's advances. If no other applications
have been or will be submitted, please so state.
H. Protection of Subjects
Discuss what steps will be taken to protect the rights and
welfare of any human subjects who might be involved in the
research. If non-human animals are to be used in the project,
discuss how the animals will be cared for so that they will
not suffer unnecessary discomfort, pain, and injury. If this
concern is not applicable to your project, please so state.
I. Tax-Exempt Status
Include a copy of the Internal Revenue Service certification
of tax-exempt status if the application is submitted by an
institution in the United States. Such certification should
indicate whether an institution is a private organization
or is publicly supported. A foreign institution submitting
an application should provide an affidavit attesting to its
J. Referees' Comments (download
Send a copy of the application and a referee form to each
of two referees selected by you, the applicant, and enter
their names and addresses in the appropriate place on the
title page. The referees may not be involved in the project
directly. Request that the referees complete the forms and
return them to the foundation. They are due August 15.
Further Information | Requests for further information
about HFG Research Grants should be directed to The Harry
Frank Guggenheim Foundation, 25 West 53rd Street, New York,
N.Y. 10019-5401, or by telephone to (646) 428-0971, or fax to (646)
428-0981. To discuss an application in detail, call or write
to our program officers.
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