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Blackness and Anti-Black Racism Grants

Rapid Response Research Grant program

Understanding Blackness and Addressing Anti-Black Racism in our Local, National, and International Communities

The Call for Proposals closed on August 17, 2020.


News

USF selects 23 research projects for funding in anti-racism effort
September 9, 2020
From medicine to marketing to engineering, university researchers will work with community partners to address long-standing disparities and roadblocks to equity (USF Newsroom).

Call for proposals: USF funds anti-Black racism
July 21, 2020
The initiative is funded by the Office of the Provost and USF Research & Innovation, which has jointly committed $500,000 for Round 1 of a year-long research grant program to understand and address the effects of systemic racism at the local, national, and international levels (83 Degrees).

USF launches research initiative to better understand and address racism in local, national and international communities
July 20, 2020
The university will invest $500,000 to support interdisciplinary projects with a goal to foster anti-racism, build community partnerships (USF Newsroom).

USF launches half-million dollar program to fight racism in Tampa Bay
July 20, 2020
The university announced Monday a $500,000 fund was formed by the Office of the Provost and USF Research and Innovation. The fund will invest in yearlong projects from USF researchers, delving into the various factors that contribute to economic disparity, police violence, social injustices and more (Tampa Bay Business Journal).

USF launches a new research project: explore systemic racism
July 20, 2020
The university sets aside $500,000 for its researchers to dig into the problem and look for solutions. (Tampa Bay Times).

USF launches research initiative to better understand and address racism in our local, national and international communities
July 20, 2020
University of South Florida faculty members will embark on a year-long series of research projects exploring the perpetuation of systemic racism in society that has resulted in economic inequities, social injustices, police violence and other issues (Mirage News).