Funding Opportunity: J.M.K Innovation Prize (J.M. Kaplan Fund)

Deadline for Applications: April 07, 2017

Title: J.M.K. Innovation Prize
Sponsor: J.M. Kaplan Fund
Amount: $175,000

Description: The J.M.K. Innovation Prize is an exciting initiative of The J.M. Kaplan Fund, a New York-based family foundation.  The Prize seeks to support innovation in the fields of the environment, heritage conservation and social justice.  The Prize is particularly designed for early stage ideas being piloted or prototyped by dynamic visionaries. This year, prize recipients will ideally present innovative concepts that fall within, in-between or in a matter related to the Fund’s three funding categories: The Environment – Reducing the pace and impacts of climate change; Heritage Conservation – Conserving America’s greatest monuments and places; and Social Justice – Supporting decarceration and humane immigrant integration.

How to Apply: Contact your departmental Grants and Contracts Specialist or Vanessa Lopez ( in Liberal Arts Grants Services and return the Proposal Review Form by April 7.

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