Kenan Creative Collaboratory

A program that provides funding opportunity for innovative research, teaching and problem-solving at the intersection of private enterprise, engineering, technology and science, arts and ethics. The goal is to incubate and advance partnerships among researchers, teachers, practitioners, performers and artists to find connections in the collective work of the four Kenan Institutes – the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at UNC Kenan-Flagler, the William R. Kenan Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology and Science at North Carolina State University, the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts at the UNC School of the Arts and Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University.

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An electronic PDF copy of your proposal package should be submitted via email to the following address: kenaninstitutes@gmail.com. Proposals are due by 5pm on April 1, 2015


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The Kenan Creative Collaboratory has been announced by the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School.

The program will provide funding opportunity for innovative research, teaching and problem-solving at the intersection of private enterprise, engineering, technology and science, arts and ethics. 

The goal of the Collaboratory is to incubate and advance partnerships among researchers, teachers, practitioners, performers and artists to find connections in the collective work of the four Kenan Institutes – the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at UNC Kenan-Flagler, the William R. Kenan Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology and Science at North Carolina State University, the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts at the UNC School of the Arts and Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University.

Projects may focus on research, education, economic development, performance or policy and practice as well as topics that cut across the areas.

To eligible for funding, projects must draw participants from two or more of the four institutions that house a Kenan Institute. In addition to Project leaders are encouraged to include partners from outside these institutions and from the private sector, community organizations and government agencies. 

Proposals can be new initiatives or expansions of existing partnerships.  Additional considerations include plans for:

Awards could range from $5,000 to $50,000 per project, although proposals for up to $100,000 will be considered. Total funding is $400,000. Applications are due April 1, 2015.