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Tender to assess philanthropic funding of European research

As foreseen in the 2007–2008 capacities work programme of the 7th framework programme, the European Commission Directorate General for Research is launching a call for tender for a study to assess fundraising from philanthropy for research funding in European universities. The study will include an identification of universities active in fundraising from philanthropic sources. Afterwards, data will be collected and analysed notably in terms of their fundraising structure and cost, degree of success, forms of philanthropic support, funds allocation, strategies and tactics adopted to raise funds for research, positive/negative impacts associated with the receipt of philanthropic funding for research, success and failure factors. The expected duration of the contract is 26 months.

Budget: between EUR 200 000 and EUR 300 000

Deadline:  24 October 2008

European Commission