Data science research funding available through American Family partnership

The American Family Funding Initiative offers grants up to $100K to stimulate and support cutting-edge research in the rapidly growing field of data science. American Family Insurance has partnered with UW–Madison through the American Family Insurance Data Science Institute (DSI) to provide this research funding opportunity. UW–Madison faculty and staff with permanent PI status are eligible to apply. The application window opens January 26. Proposals are due March 3. Learn more here.

To help applicants create competitive applications, the American Family Funding Initiative offers a number of resources including a Town Hall meeting on February 15, office hours with American Family Insurance, and more. Details are available here.

The DSI is a campus-wide institute that aims to bring the power of data science to every discipline. Contact David R. Anderson Director Kyle Cranmer ( to discuss this and other data science opportunities.