Creating a Competitive Application

The American Family Funding Initiative hosts a number of events designed to help applicants create competitive proposals.

American Family Funding Initiative Town Hall recording and slides

On February 8, 2022 we held a Town Hall meeting that provided an overview of the topics of interest to American Family, tips for navigating the submission process, and resources available for applicants’ data and computing needs. If you missed the Town Hall or wish to revisit it, you can view the event recording and slides.

American Family Insurance Office Hours

The AmFam team will be available to answer business questions or provide feedback on your project idea as it relates to AmFam’s topics of interest. We will post details when we open the next round of the funding competition.

Research Cyberinfrastructure

The team from UW Research Cyberinfrastructure is available to discuss the data management and computing resources available for your research project. To set up an appointment email

Frequently Asked Questions

After reading the FAQ, if you have additional questions about the application process, please email For other project-related questions, please contact