Māori Economic Development Request For Proposals 2014

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Requests for Proposal are now closed for 2014 NPM seeks to invest in research projects focussing on its research priority ‘Optimising Māori Economic Performance’ that aligns to its research direction. The total maximum budget available per project is $150,000 (fully costed, exclusive of GST, over 12 months). Funding is available for a 1 December 2014 commencement date. NPM is seeking applications from individuals or groups within its PRE Network interested in undertaking research within the scope of the RFP. Applications should provide a concise summary of the research project including: Up to two pages outlining the proposed research (goals and objectives, methods, details of the significance and/or relevance of the research);

  • Excellence, Benefits and Transformations;
  • An outline of the relevant collaborative arrangements;
  • A dissemination plan;
  • Biographical sketches; and
  • Budget details.

The applications details are short but must contain in the proposal a specific research question and methodology. Applicants should have identified a research team and the study design and methods the team propose to use. Applicants should have secured access to information (or have clearly identified the pathways for access) and demonstrated mechanisms for engagement of key stakeholders, including the express support of Māori communities or other relevant parties where required. The research outlined in the application is expected to be feasible within a 12 month time frame and the available investment budget.