Warwick's Impact Fund for 2015-16 is now accepting applications. The purpose of the Impact Fund is to increase the University's capacity and capability to deliver world-class, innovative Impact, the priority being for REF2020 Case Studies. Funding applications are invited for the submission deadline of Friday 26 June 2015. There will be a further round of applications with a deadline of Friday 30 October 2015. Funding will commence on 1 August 2015 and all expenditure must be complete on or by 31 July 2016.
There are two streams of funding available:
Impact Development Awards –Support for impact activity specifically related to Departmental Impact plans (maximum £10,000).
Strategic Impact Awards – To provide pump-priming support for the development of new impact activities and initiatives which are creative and innovative and clearly of a strategic nature. Projects should ideally be of an inter- or multi-disciplinary nature and must show clearly a significant pathway to Impact and/or have the potential to lead directly to future bids for external funding (maximum £50,000, requiring Chair of Faculty statement of support).
The Warwick Impact Fund will be administered through Research and Impact Services, all applications will be supported by the relevant University Impact Officer:
Arts: Dr Catriona Firth, Catriona dot Firth at warwick dot ac dot uk , 07876 876973
Science and Medicine: Larry Atwood, L dot A dot Atwood at warwick dot ac dot uk , 07876 596334
Social Sciences: Stephanie Seavers s dot seavers at warwick dot ac dot uk , x73930
Please contact your relevant Impact Officer as soon as possible if you are considering an application. For further information see the Warwick Impact Fund webpage.