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MSU's Institute for Public Policy and Social Research (IPPSR) is now accepting research proposals from MSU faculty for up to $25,000 grants. Grant recipients will conduct applied research on a current policy-relevant issue in Michigan and submit a written report on their research findings that is accessible to policymakers. This program internally distributes $150,000 annually.

To apply, faculty should submit a three-page proposal following the proposal guidelines noted below by June 20th. Additional information, as well as a list of previously funded MAPPR projects and reports, are posted here as well. Questions regarding the proposal or grant process may be directed to AnnMarie Schneider ( Please contact us in advance regarding budget preparation for projects that involve the Office of Survey Research or the State of the State Survey.

Additional 2017 MAPPR Grant Information Available Here (.pdf)