IBM Center for The Business of Government
The aim of the IBM Center for The Business of Government is to tap into the best minds in academe and the nonprofit sector who can use rigorous public management research and analytic techniques to help public sector executives and managers improve the effectiveness of government. We are looking for very practical findings and actionable recommendations – not just theory or concepts – in order to assist executives and managers to more effectively respond to mission and management challenges. Read our research announcement.
Description of Stipends
Individuals receiving a stipend should produce a 10,000- to 12,000-word report. The manuscript should be submitted no later than six months after the start of the project. Recipients will select the start and end dates. The report should be written for government leaders and public managers, providing very practical knowledge and insight.
Individuals working in universities, nonprofit organizations, or journalism.
Size of Stipends
$20,000 for each report
There are two funding cycles, with deadlines of:
- October 1, 2019
- April 1, 2020
Applicants will be informed of a decision eight weeks after the deadlines. Applications must be received online (by midnight EST) or postmarked by the above dates.