Berkeley faculty and researchers are invited to apply for up to $12,000 in seed funding for new collaborations with colleagues in France.
The FBF accepts single-discipline or interdisciplinary proposals in all fields (STEM, arts & humanities, social sciences, law, business, education, and public health). For the 2021 grant cycle, we also welcome proposals for projects that address today’s global challenges in key areas including (but not limited to):
- Sustainability, energy and the environment
- Democracy and social justice
- Diversity, equity and inclusion
- Artificial intelligence and digital technology
- Innovation and the future of work
Eligibility: FBF grants are open to all faculty and researchers who hold a permanent appointment and principal investigator status at UC Berkeley and/or the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Proposals must be submitted jointly with a colleague who holds a permanent appointment at a public university or research center in France.
Duration: For the 2021 grant cycle, grants will be awarded on July 1 and funded projects must be completed within 18 months (by December 1, 2022).
***Interested in applying? Join our virtual info session on Monday, October 26 at 10am PT. First-time applicants are especially encouraged to attend.