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R Consortium Infrastructure Steering Committee Call for Proposals – Now Open!

Mark Hornick
Senior Director, Data Science and Machine Learning

One focus of the R Consortium is to strengthen the R community by improving infrastructure and building for long term ecosystem stability. The R Consortium’s Infrastructure Steering Committee (ISC) funds development of projects that are progressive, pioneering projects that will benefit and serve the R community and ecosystem at large. The ISC’s goal is to foster innovation and help bring your ideas into tangible realities. The March 2021 ISC Call for Proposal is open now through April 19, 2021.

Proposal content

Proposals consist of a 2 to 5 page description of the problem you want to solve, covering the following areas:

  • Problem: What problem do you want to solve? Why is it a problem? Who does it affect? What will solving the problem enable?
  • Plan: How are you going to solve the problem? Include the concrete actions you will take and an estimated timeline.
  • Team: Who will work on the project? Briefly describe participants and the skills they bring to the project.
  • Milestones: Outline milestones for development and how much funding will be required for each stage.
  • ISC help: Describe how you think the ISC can help.
  • Dissemination: How will you ensure that your work is available to the widest number of people?

Submit a proposal

To submit a proposal for ISC funding and get additional details, please see the Call for Proposals page and submit a self-contained PDF using the online form.

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