Welcome to the Sponsored Research webpage of the Santa Fe Institute. This page is designed as a resource for SFI researchers (both resident and external), who are considering submission of a research proposal to a federal agency or private foundation, and contains information on proposal writing, links to sponsors, and upcoming deadlines. Please don't hesitate to contactanytime for a consultation about project development. Whether you want to know about guidelines or deadlines, making agency contacts, or writing competitive proposals, we stand ready to help! From time-to-time we will offer informal workshops on proposal preparation and development.
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Sample of Letter of Intent (LOI)
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- All Government Agencies