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How Proposals Are Reviewed

Projects will initially be ‘blind’ reviewed, meaning reviewers will not know which researchers submitted the proposal nor how much funding was requested. This will allow them to judge the project solely on the merits of the proposed research study. A final review of the top proposals in each round will include all information such as researcher vitas and requested funding amounts.

How to Submit Your Proposal

Researchers should submit the entire completed proposal via email to The email should have attached two Word files (one complete version and one Blind Review version), following the guidelines outlined on this website. An optional third pdf file containing endorsement letters, survey instruments, etc. may also be submitted.

After Submitting

After you send your proposal, you will receive an e-mail acknowledgment from tIRC4HR confirming receipt of your grant application. If you do not receive an acknowledgement in a couple of days, feel free to reach us at

All applicants will be notified via e-mail of the Board’s final funding decision approximately 3 months after application. Please notify the Foundation if your e-mail address changes during this time.