John Templeton Foundation Funding Opportunities

January 22, 2010
By Christopher Tassava, Corporate & Foundation Relations

After a long hiatus, the John Templeton Foundation is now seeking proposals for research projects related to their longstanding interest in research on life’s biggest questions, from the laws of nature and the universe to questions on the nature of love, gratitude, forgiveness, and creativity. Online proposals will be accepted from February 1 to April 15, 2010, and August 1 to October 15, 2010 in two zones: Five "Core Funding Areas"

  • Science & the Big Questions
  • Character Development
  • Freedom & Free Enterprise
  • Exceptional Cognitive Talent & Genius
  • Genetics
and seven "Active Funding Priorities"
  • Quantum Physics and the Nature of Reality
  • Foundational Questions in the Mathematical Sciences
  • Culture, Biology, and Human Uniqueness
  • How Does Spirituality Promote Health?
  • Finding Free Will
  • Moral Formation
  • Private Gain and the Public Good
For more information, contact Christopher Tassava (x5833 or ctassava) or consult the Foundation's "What We Fund" webpage.