Of Current Interest
Counseling Advice Period
Counseling advice on Phase I Application submissions for the
November 1, 2016 deadline will take place only between
July 1 and August 15. Potential applicants are encouraged to submit their ideas for grants in the form of a single-page concept paper. For a complete list of the Foundation’s concept paper guidelines and process and important dates and deadlines:
Grant Cycle Timeline
Concept Paper Guideline
Impact Story: Atomically Precise Chemical Modification of Graphene
Researchers at Northwestern University have explored chemical modification of graphene with the goal of establishing new classes of two-dimensional nanomaterials with tailored chemical, electrical and optical properties.
Upcoming Deadline - By Invitation ONLY
Once invited to submit a Phase II Proposal, hard copy submissions for the December 2016 grant cycle should be received no later than Monday, August 15, 2016, 4:30pm (PT). Deadlines are based on Pacific Time. Requests must be received in hard copy form at the Foundation by 4:30pm (PT) in order to be considered. Phase II Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered. We appreciate early submissions.
Research Program Phase II Information
Undergraduate Education Program Phase II Information
Southern California Program Phase II Information
For a complete list of the Foundation’s important dates and deadlines:
Grant Cycle Timeline
Next Phase I Application Deadline for All Programs
Phase I Application forms required for the Tuesday, November 1, 2016 submittal can be found under the following links:
Requests must be received in our offices in hard copy form no later than 4:30pm (PT) in order to be considered. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
Research Program Phase I Information
Undergraduate Education Program Phase I Information
Southern California Program Phase I Information
60 Years (1954 - 2014)
In celebration of the W. M. Keck Foundation's 60th anniversary, we reflect on the growth of our grantmaking through six decades of furthering our founder's mission: to provide far-reaching benefits to humanity by funding high-risk, high-impact scientific endeavors.
The W. M. Keck Foundation seeks to generate far-reaching benefits for humanity by supporting pioneering discoveries in science, engineering and medicine, and organizations that enrich the lives of children, youth and families.
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