2019 Tufts/UConn Submission Cycle

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. The RIDGE Program 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 2019 Request for Proposals (RFP). An informational webinar was held December 17, 2018.

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Important Dates for the 2019 Submission Cycle

Request for proposals release: November 28, 2018

Informational webinar for applicants: December 17, 2018

Concept paper due: January 25, 2019

Full proposal (by invitation) due: March 29, 2019

Funding period (up to 18 months): June 1, 2019 – November 30, 2020