Check out the upcoming external funding opportunities for humanities research and projects. For assistance with your application, reach out to Sarah Moser, our Research Advancement Admin. 

External funding opportunities - Defined deadlines

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The Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration grant program seeks to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations by providing modest financial assistance to diverse local partnerships focused on improving water quality, watersheds and the species and habitats


The Grants-in-Aid program is designed to provide a stipend to scholars for research and development of digital scholarship in the form of a digital publication and/or a digital project.


Sky Ranch Foundation is committed to giving at-risk youth a second chance by identifying and offering grants to efficient and effective programs focused on improving the quality of help available to these youth. 


The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood is an incubator of promising research and development projects that appear likely to improve the welfare of young children, from infancy through 7 years, in the United States.


The American Honda Foundation supports youth education with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment.


The Dissertation Fellowship (DF) programs offers up to ten $25,000 grants to support the final year of Ph.D. or Th.D. dissertation writing. Preference given to students engaged in research pertaining to North American Christianity, especially projects related to Institute mission priorities.


The Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies (NEAC), in conjunction with the Korea Foundation, offers a grant program in Korean studies designed to assist the research of individual scholars based in North America to improve the quality of teaching about Korea on both the colle

The purpose of this program is to fund organizations to provide a pre-apprenticeship program model that encompasses education, occupational skills training, leadership development, and post-program placement opportunities to at-risk youth.


Through competitively-awarded grants, the Luce Foundation aims to support collaborative, experimental, and field-shaping initiatives that enliven the practice of public scholarship on—and promote public understanding of—race, justice, and religion in America.


The FLAS fellowships award the graduate students up to $33,000 and undergraduate students up to $15,000 funded by the Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The FLAS Fellowship Applications for the Summer 2021 and Academic Year 2021-2022 is currently accepting applications.

External funding opportunities - Rolling deadlines

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#YouAreEssential is a social impact campaign & national relief fund that awards grants to grassroots organizations and mutual aid networks working directly with vulnerable communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.


The program looks to support research in the following selected topic areas: (1) Energy Markets and Policy Analysis, (2) Net Zero Innovation and Negative Emissions Technologies, (3) Transportation and Mobility, (4) Energy and Distributional Equity, (5) Industrial Decarbon


Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Democracy program supports civic integration of immigrants. The program also supports the protection of voting rights and promotes voter participation of all citizens.

Whether you are an academic institution interested in applying for a grant or another not-for-profit organization keen to tackle critical cancer related issues together, we want to hear from you.

The problems we seek to solve are complex, requiring long-term commitment to create lasting change. We select our partners thoughtfully, consistently evaluate our progress, and adjust strategies when needed.

The Domestic Public Policy Program supports projects that will help the public and policy makers understand and address critical challenges facing the United States. To that end, the Foundation supports research on and evaluation of existing public policies and programs, as well as projects


Evidence for Action (E4A), a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), funds research that expands the evidence needed to build a Culture of Health.


Carnegie Corporation of New York grantmaking aims to ensure that American public education prepares all students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions they need to fully participate in democracy and thrive in the global economy.

The Coca-Cola Company is committed to giving back 1 percent of its prior year’s operating income annually. Priority Areas: (1) Empowering women: economic empowerment and entrepreneurship, (2) Protecting the environment: access to clean water, water conservation and recycling, (3) Enhancing c

At Rising Tide Foundation, we believe the market economy, in concert with limited government and rule of law, holds the greatest promise of freedom and prosperity for all.