Requests for Proposals

The Collaborative periodically develops and distributes requests for proposals (RFP) to solicit submissions from eligible researchers on gun policy research topics.

Active RFPs


2021 Annual RFP



Key Dates

Due Friday, February 5
8:00 pm EST

Letters of Interest for the 2021 request for proposals were due by February 5, 2021. Letters will be reviewed by the Research Advisory Committed and selected applicants will be invited to submit full proposals.

Archived RFPs

2020 Annual RFP

Submissions of full proposals for the 2020 annual RFP were due on April 10, 2020. Award announcements were made in late July, 2020.

Harm To Gun Users RFP

The National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research partnered with the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to offer a new research funding opportunity to study the impact of gun policy on law-abiding gun users. Proposals closed on May 1, 2020.

2019 Annual RFP

The Collaborative's first annual request for proposals closed on April 1, 2019.