From our friends at Tufts University…


OPEN REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Tisch College Community Research Center, Tufts University

The Tisch College Community Research Center at Tufts (TCRC) is a collaborative of Tufts researchers and community representatives from Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, Medford, and Grafton/Worcester areas.

The TCRC 2020-21 seed grant opportunity for community-university research projects is open to Tufts faculty and their community partners, in any discipline or field. Awards averaging $12,000 are available for a one-year period (July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021). Applicant research teams must include at least one Tufts-based researcher with a faculty appointment and at least one representative from a community-based organization. Proposals are highly encouraged but not required to address urgent or overlooked issues identified by community groups and/or issues related to Tufts host communities (including Boston Chinatown). For information on TCRC, previously funded projects, and the application process, please see:

Proposal deadline: Monday, May 4, 2020, 5:00 PM EST.

Please reach out to Elaine Donnelly, Director of TCRC, with any questions or further information: elaine.donnelly[at]