Calendar: Investment & Programs

A list of training and funding opportunities for solutions-focused researchers, practitioners, and teams

Stanford Impact Labs makes investments in solutions-focused research teams and runs training programs for solutions-focused faculty, scholars, nonprofit leaders, and local government staff. Here, you'll find a list of key dates for each opportunity (when we request proposals or applications, when we notify selected teams or applicants, when program cycles begin) and more information about each one.

Investments

Stage 1: Seed Partnerships

Request for Proposal: September - November

Notify Selected Teams: April - May

Learn more about Stage 1: Seed Partnerships

 

Stage 2: Test Solutions

Request for Proposal: September - November

Notify Selected Teams: June - July

Learn more about Stage 2: Test Solutions

 

Stage 3: Amplify Impact

Request for Proposal: September - November

Notify Selected Teams: October - November

Learn more about Stage 3: Amplify Impact

Programs

Design Fellowship

Application Period: April-May

Notify Selected Applicants: June

Start of program: September/October

Learn more about the Design Fellowship

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Application Period for Hosting Labs: September - November

Application Period for Postdoctoral Fellows: December - February

Notify Selected Applicants: February - March

Start of program: September/October

Learn more about the Postdoctoral Fellowship

 

PhD Fellowship

The PhD Fellowship will not be offered in Summer 2024. Application information for the Summer 2025 Fellowship will be available on this page in early 2025.

Application Period: March

Notify Selected Applicants: April

Start of program: Start of summer quarter

Learn more about the PhD Fellowship

 

Scholars in Service

First Application Period: January - March

Notify Selected Applicants for first cohort: April

Second Application Period: August

Notify Selected Applicants for second cohort: September - October

Start of program: Various points depending on design of Scholar's leave

Learn more about Scholars in Service