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Timing of grant applications and proposals to use the MCRDC

Many researchers will support their research at the MCRDC through a grant or contract with a NIA, NSF, Federal agencies, or private foundations.  Should the researcher apply first for the grant or for MCRDC access?  Given the potential for delay, researchers with a well developed project may want to apply simultaneously.

Is research analyzing Census Bureau data a Census Bureau purpose?

Not necessarily.  The Census Bureau collects and disseminates data.  The secondary analysis of these data need not be a Census Bureau purpose.  Researchers should study the definition and examples of Census Bureau purpose on the CES WWW page and be sure their proposals clearly state the Census Bureau purpose.


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