The Tufts/UConn RIDGE Program seeks to support innovative economic research on domestic nutrition assistance programs and to broaden a network of researchers applying their expertise to USDA topics. RIDGE seeks applications from a diverse community of experienced nutrition assistance researchers, graduate students, early career scholars, and established researchers who bring expertise in another research area.
Full details are available in the 2017 Request for Proposals (RFP). Additional information was provided during the RIDGE Webinar for Applicants on Thursday, February 2, 2017. Webinar slides and recording are available for those who were unable to attend.
All RIDGE proposal submissions must use the online submission site.
Important Dates for the 2017 Submission Cycle
Request for proposals release: January 23, 2017
Informational webinar for applicants: February 2, 2017
Concept paper due: March 13, 2017
Full proposal (by invitation) due: May 15, 2017
Funding period (up to 18 months): July 11, 2017 - January 10, 2019