American and Canadian college faculty: Acton is accepting proposals for mini-grants on free market economics. If you’re a professor or you know of a professor teaching in the United States or Canada, be sure to visit the Mini-Grants page. The deadline to turn in proposals is March 31, 2016 and grants can range from $1,000 to $10,000. Acton is accepting applications for proposals in course development and faculty scholarship.
Interested in applying, but not sure how to get started? Here are some characteristics of a successful grant proposal:
- Have a clearly defined topic that the project intends to address, and why this is of value to the teaching, scholarship and practice of free-market economics.
- Have clearly defined objectives.
- Have a well-defined project budget.
- Demonstrate that the individual and/or team members have related experience, technical knowledge, scholarly and/or business community networks, and other appropriate resources (intellectual, social, financial) that will contribute to the success of the proposed project.
- Demonstrate the potential to improve understanding of free market principles.
- Illustrate how the results will be disseminated throughout the larger academy.