Of Current Interest
Impact Story: Blurring the Boundaries of the Animate and Inanimate
With the support of the W. M. Keck Foundation, a team from Brandeis University developed a hierarchy of systematically tunable model systems and materials that capture the essential functionalities found in the living organisms.
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
Next Counseling Advice Period
Counseling advice on Phase I Application submissions for the May 1, 2017 deadline will take place only between January 1 and February 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
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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