July 2009 Archives

  • http://fundingopps.cos.com/alerts/104875
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; The foundation generally only accepts applications for research project grants from individuals holding a Ph.D. and working in universities, other research institutes or comparable institutions.
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline: 7/31/2009
  • Details: Research scholarships can be applied for directly by Ph.D. holders for larger-scale research work or in connection with a research project. The foundation's funding activities concentrate basically on German and foreign academia in the fields of historical humanities. Research projects in the following fields are supported in particular: - History - Prehistory and early history - Archaeology - Art history - History of Islam - Legal history
  • Keywords: History, archaeology, art, law, Islam, Germany

Korea Foundation:
Fellowship for Field Research

  • http://www.kf.or.kr/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Eligible applicants include doctoral candidates who have completed all academic requirements except their dissertation, university professors and lecturers, and professional researchers who are currently engaged in Korea-related research or courses at universities or research institutes. Applicants with a specific research purpose such as the writing of their dissertations or publication of books are preferred.
  • Award: 1,700,000-2,700,000 Korean won depending on education level
  • Deadline: 7/31/2009
  • Details: Support is provided for scholars who are university professors and instructors, doctoral candidates, professional researchers at research institutes and other qualified professionals who want to conduct field research on relevant subjects in Korea. Duration is from three to twelve months. Fellows receive a monthly stipend and round-trip international airfare.
  • Keywords: Humanities, social sciences, culture, arts, Korean studies, Korea language

NB: Candidates must possess adequate proficiency in Korean or English to conduct their research project and prepare required reports.

Monash University:
Fellowships Program

  • http://www.monash.edu.au/researchoffice/mu/monash-fellowships.html
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Applicants will normally have not less than two and not more than eight years of post-doctoral experience. Applicants must demonstrate excellent research outcomes at international level and the capacity to build collaborations across industry and/or research institutions and/or disciplines thus enabling the successful Monash Fellows to apply for externally funded national competitive fellowships.
  • Award: Up to AUD $165,000 (approx. $130,000 U.S.)salary per annum and a research support grant of up to AUD $50,000 (approx. $40,000 U.S.) per annum, for 5 years.
  • Deadline: 7/31/2009
  • Details: The principal aims of the Monash Fellowships Program are to: attract internationally competitive researchers, including outstanding young overseas researchers; provide the best possible research environment in which to undertake research of national and international significance; support and provide access to first-class research infrastructure; and develop and sustain national and international collaborations.
  • Keywords: Area studies, arts, humanities, business, management, education, energy, health, medicine, law, mathematics, technology, social sciences, Australia, international, research

College Art Association:
CAA Awards for Distinction

  • http://www.collegeart.org/awards
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Varies by award
  • Award: Varies by award
  • Deadline: 7/31/2009
  • Details: With these annual awards, CAA seeks to honor individual artists, art historians, authors, curators, and critics whose accomplishments transcend their individual disciplines and contribute to the profession as a whole and to the world at large. For more information about a particular award, see website.
  • Keywords: Arts, art history, criticism, book prize, teaching, feminist, theory, publication, award

European Cultural Foundation:
Artistic Project Grants

  • http://www.eurocult.org/we-support-cultural-cooperation/grants/#artisticgrants
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Cultural organisations AND individual artists
  • Award: €30 000 - €60 000
  • Deadline: 7/31/2009
  • Details: These grants are provided to support outstanding artistic projects which show vision in illuminating the issues of diversity in Europe. Artistic uniqueness and European relevance of projects are vital.
  • Keywords: Art, artists, Europe, Eurpoean, diversity
  • http://www.eastwestcenter.org/research/visiting-fellow-programs/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent. Applicants must be citizens or legal permanent residents of an Asian or Pacific country or of the United States.
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 7/31/2009
  • Details: East-West Center Visiting Fellowships program enables scholars to undertake research and publication during the academic year 2009-2010 in collaboration with EWC staff on an independent research project related to one of the four Research Program Study areas: Politics, Governance and Security; Economics; Population and Health; and Environmental Change, Vulnerability and Governance OR One of the following research themes: * An Interdisciplinary Framework for Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Risk Assessment * Sustainable Energy Strategy in China and Sino-U.S. Cooperation on Energy and Climate Control * Assessing Risk from Vegetation Fires * Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in the Asia-Pacific Region * China’s Capitalist Transition * Deepening Democracy in South Asia-Issues and Trends * Understanding the Spatial Dimension of Asian Demography * Very Low Fertility in East Asia
  • Keywords: Political science, public policy research, governance, international development, economics, population studies, environmental change, international security, health, poverty, Asia, the Pacific

NB: Fellowships are typically awarded for between two and five months and must be undertaken during the period October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010. Visiting Fellowships are carried out at the EWC in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

Korea Foundation:

  • http://www.kf.or.kr/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Graduate students who are majoring or minoring in Korea-related subjects for master's or doctoral degrees; Faculty members and researchers engaged in teaching or research activities at universities or research institutes; or Professionals with cultural/artistic organizations related with Korea (e.g., museum curators, librarians, government officials in charge of Korean affairs, etc.)
  • Award: Up to 1,100,000 Won plus 300,000 Won settling allowance
  • Deadline: 7/31/2009
  • Details: Fellowship for Korean Language Training is designed to enhance competency in Korean language among overseas Korean Studies scholars, graduate students and professionals in Korea-related fields, by providing an opportunity to undertake intensive language training in a Korean language program at the leading universities in Korea.
  • Keywords: Korea, Korean language, East Asian studies

NB: Applicants must have a basic knowledge of and an ability to communicate in the Korean language (intermediate level preferred).

Wenner-Gren Foundation:
International Symposium Program

  • http://www.wennergren.org/programs/programs_show.htm?doc_id=368542&attrib_id=13230
  • Fund Type: Meeting/Conference/Seminar. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: Full costs of symposia
  • Deadline: 7/28/2009
  • Details: Support is provided for conferences intended for topics of broad significance for anthropology. These symposia involve a small group of invited scholars who meet for intensive discussion and debate. Wenner-Gren International Symposia take place twice a year, usually in early March and mid-September. Organizers choose the location from a list of suggested sites provided by the Foundation. The Foundation pays all costs related to the symposium and actively manages it, including sending out invitations and making travel arrangements. The Foundation also works with the symposium organizers and with Berg Publishers to produce the published results of the symposium in the Wenner-Gren International Symposium Series.
  • Keywords: Anthropology, conference, symposia, international

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Proposals for symposia should be received by the Foundation no less than two years before the proposed date for the symposium.

Carnegie Corporation of New York:
National Program

  • http://www.carnegie.org/sub/program/national_program.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: Wide range. $50,000-$1,200,000 awarded in last grant cycle to Universities.
  • Deadline: 7/28/2009
  • Details: This program aims to contribute to a robust democracy fueled by increased educational opportunity, improved institutions of learning, increased civic participation, and immigrant integration. Grantmaking activities will include support of demonstration programs, promising innovations and capacity-building in selected institutions as well as research, communications, policy analysis and advocacy.
  • Keywords: Education, student achievement, school reform, social sciences, civic participation, immigrant integration, democracy, demonstration project, research, policy analysis, research, advocacy, capacity-building

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Requests for funding are accepted at all times of the year.

  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2008/nsf08557/nsf08557.htm#cont
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; See website for additional eligibility details.
  • Award: $400,000 for a five-year period
  • Deadline: 7/23/2009
  • Details: The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the sponsor's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations. Such activities should build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research. Each year the sponsor selects nominees for the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from among the most meritorious new CAREER awardees.
  • Keywords: Career development, research, teacher-scholars, junior faculty
  • http://www.ifdaef.org/grants.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; IFDA members selected to speak at an event.
  • Award: $1,500
  • Deadline: 7/21/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides an award of $1,500 to go towards the travel expenses for two IFDA experts to speak at various industry venues, such as; Market Weeks, First Fridays, trade events, educational seminars and home shows.
  • Keywords: Design, furniture, speaking, travel

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Applications are accepted throughout the year, but applicants should allow at least thirty days for review and approval prior to the program start date.

  • http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5408
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement.
  • Award: not specified
  • Deadline: 1/15/2009 Second Deadline: 7/15/2009
  • Details: Supports scientific research of all types that focus on human language as an object of investigation. The program supports research on the syntactic, semantic, phonetic, and phonological properties of individual languages and of language in general; the psychological processes involved in the use of language; the development of linguistic capacities in children; social and cultural factors in language use, variation, and change; the acoustics of speech and the physiological and psychological processes involved in the production and perception of speech; and the biological bases of language in the brain.
  • Keywords: Linguistics, language, speech

Parapsychology Foundation:
Eileen J. Garrett Scholarship

  • http://www.parapsychology.org/dynamic/040200.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Undergraduate or graduate student
  • Award: $3,000
  • Deadline: 7/15/2009
  • Details: A $3,000 scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student wishing to pursue the academic study of the science of parapsychology. Applicants must demonstrate a previous interest in parapsychology.
  • Keywords: Psychology, parapsychology, psychic phenomena, scholarship, undergraduate, graduate
  • http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/Collections_and_resources.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $100,000-$350,000
  • Deadline: 7/15/2009
  • Details: Support is provided for projects that preserve and create intellectual access to such collections as books, journals, newspapers, manuscript and archival materials, maps, still and moving images, sound recordings, art, and objects of material culture.
  • Keywords: Preservation, access, humanities, collections, archival materials, art, material culture

Literal Latte:
Poetry Award

  • http://www.literal-latte.com/contests
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $1,000 (first prize)
  • Deadline: 7/15/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides an award for the best poetry submission. Unpublished poems, 2,000 words maximum are eligible. All subjects and styles welcome. All entries considered for publication.
  • Keywords: Poetry, poem, literature, writing, award, competition, publication
  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2006/nsf06557/nsf06557.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $125,000-$330,000 (approximate)
  • Deadline: 7/14/2009 Second Deadline: 1/14/2010
  • Details: The sponsor seeks highly innovative and interdisciplinary proposals aimed at advancing a rigorous understanding of how the human brain supports thought, perception, affect, action, social processes, and other aspects of cognition and behavior, including how such processes develop and change in the brain and through time.
  • Keywords: Neuroscience, cognition, human brain, thought, perception, affect, action, social processes, behavior
  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2009/nsf09544/nsf09544.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $900,000-$1,500,000 annually for up to five years
  • Deadline: 7/14/2009
  • Details: The Decision Making Under Uncertainty (DMUU) collaborative groups competition offers awards to support teams of researchers who will advance fundamental understanding of decision making under uncertainty for climate change and related long-term environmental risks. The focus of these collaborative groups will be to generate fundamental new knowledge as well as information and tools that decision makers will find useful to help them incorporate climate change and related long-term environmental risks in their decision making. The focus of these collaborative groups should be to provide new knowledge about how public officials, firms in the private sector, other groups, and/or individuals can incorporate existing knowledge about climate change and related long-term environmental risks into their decisions.
  • Keywords: Environment, climate change, environmental risks, decision making, uncertainty
  • http://fundingopps.cos.com/alerts/118306
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $2,500,000
  • Deadline: 7/14/2009
  • Details: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits research project grant (R01) applications from institutions or organizations that propose to conduct rigorous, theory-driven research on the effects of recent legislative and regulatory changes affecting insurance coverage for drug abuse treatment services.
  • Keywords: Economics, health care, insurance, drug abuse
  • http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=47619
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 7/14/2009
  • Details: The sponsor is seeking proposals for Methodological Research to Support the Redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). The purpose of this project is to analyze the current and pre-redesign crime screening questions.
  • Keywords: Survey, crime screening, questionnaire research, statistics

Wisconsin Historical Society:
Alice E. Smith Fellowship

  • http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/whspress/fellowships.asp
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Professional and nonprofessional writers, academics, and independent scholars are invited to apply.
  • Award: $1,000-$2,000
  • Deadline: 7/13/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for research and writing for publication of books by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. The Wisconsin Historical Society Press publishes books dealing with Wisconsin history and culture.
  • Keywords: History, culture, Wisconsin, publication, research, writing, books

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Applications may be submitted throughout the year, but are evaluated during the first week of January, April, July, and October.

Boeing Company:
Contributions Program

  • http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/aboutus/community/corp_cash_grants.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; U.S.-based IRS 501(c)(3) qualified charitable or educational organization or an accredited K-12 educational institution
  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor support projects and programs that align with one or more of five focus areas and corresponding objectives. The focus areas for corporate giving are: education (consisting of early learning and primary and secondary education); arts and culture; health and human services; civic; and environment.
  • Keywords: Education, arts, culture, health, human services, civic, environment

NB: No deadline indicated. Contact local corporate representative for details.

  • http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/E9-12416.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $10,000,000
  • Deadline: 7/10/2009
  • Details: The sponsor announces an open competition for two or more assistance awards for the 2010 Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes, which provide foreign language instruction overseas for American undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Keywords: Foreign language instruction, summer institutes, international, Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Indic, Persian, Turkic

Grant (William T.) Foundation:
Scholars Program

  • http://www.wtgrantfoundation.org/info-url_nocat3042/info-url_nocat_show.htm?doc_id=76878&attrib_id=4398
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must have received their terminal degree within seven years of submitting their application. In many scholarly disciplines, this translates to a maximum of seven years following the award of the doctoral degree and includes time spent as a post-doctoral fellow. In medicine, the seven-year maximum is dated from the completion of the first residency. The award may not be used as a post-doctoral fellowship.
  • Award: $350,000 over five years
  • Deadline: 7/9/2009
  • Details: The Foundation supports research to understand and improve the settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States. First, we fund studies that enhance our understanding of how settings work, how they affect youth development, and how they can be improved. Second, we are interested in studies that improve our understanding of how and under what conditions research is used to influence policies and practices that affect youth settings.
  • Keywords: youth studies, youth policy, youth settings

Sundance Institute:
Sundance Documentary Fund

  • http://www.sundance.org/press_subgen.html?articleID=4&colorCode=green
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to $20,000
  • Deadline: 7/7/2009
  • Details: This program makes grants in support of U.S. and international documentary films for cinematic feature documentaries that focus on contemporary human rights and social justice issues.
  • Keywords: Film, documentary, human rights, freedom, expression, social justice, civil liberties
  • http://www.theihs.org/grants_and_contest/id.712/default.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Graduate students and untenured faculty members
  • Award: Up to $1,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Hayek Fund for Scholars makes strategic awards for career-enhancing activities such as presentations at academic or professional conferences, travel to academic job interviews (on campus or at professional or academic conferences), travel to and research at archives or libraries, participation in career development or enhancing seminars, distribution of a published article to colleagues in his or her field, and submission of unpublished manuscripts to journals or book publishers.
  • Keywords: Area studies, arts, humanities, business, education, law, social sciences

NB: Applications are accepted year-round. Please note: we do not accept applications for attendance at a conference only.

  • http://www.fmep.org/about/grant_program.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $1,000 to $50,000 in the past
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Foundation awards grants to organizations and activities that contribute significantly to a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. For example, grants have supported educational, humanitarian, public affairs, civil rights, and Palestinian-Israeli reconciliation activities, as well as small-scale economic projects that meet the needs of victims of the current conflict.
  • Keywords: International peace, security, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, international relations

NB: Grant applications are evaluated on a continuous rolling basis.

  • http://www.mapplethorpe.org/foundation-guidelines.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Museums and other public institutions
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Foundation will support museums and other public institutions by assisting in the creation or expansion of photography departments. The Foundation’s emphasis is on permanence, which is to say, the acquisition of photographs or the support for study and exhibition facilities. Support is also available for important exhibitions which ideally will be accompanied by quality catalogues, books, or other documents to insure their place as reference resources for the future documentation of photography as a fine art.
  • Keywords: Photography, art, visual arts

NB: No formal applications forms are currently being utilized. If your project falls within the context of the Foundation’s Guidelines, please condense your description of any project to only a few pages. If the Board finds the project potentially interesting, you will be contacted and very likely asked for additional information concerning, for example, physical facilities, (where applicable), other financial resources obtained or being sought, full descriptions and qualifications of personnel involved including other similar or dissimilar projects for which they were responsible, and complete budget information.

Philippe Foundation, Inc.:

  • http://fundingopps.cos.com/cgi-bin/getRec?id=3732
  • Fund Type: Grants. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; The Philippe Foundation awards grants to doctors and scientists interested in exchange programs between France and the United States.
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Philippe Foundation is a small organization specializing in the exchange of scientists and doctors between the United States and France for research related endeavors. The grants are designed to encourage and facilitate Franco-American exchanges, but cannot provide the primary source of support.
  • Keywords: Social sciences, humanities, arts, France

NB: Deadline note: Continuous. Applications must be sent at least one month before the end of the quarter to be included in the next session. They will be examined at the end of each of the following quarters: March, June, September, and December. Applications may be written in either English or French.

Infinity Foundation:

  • http://www.infinityfoundation.com/callforgrantproposals.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Infinity Foundation is calling for project proposals to do research and/or develop educational materials, whose objective would be to improve the authenticity of portrayal of Indic traditions in the educational system. These projects would result in one or more of the following: books, curriculum development, articles, conferences, CD-ROMs, digital slide shows, Internet presentations, and audio/video materials.
  • Keywords: Philosophy, history, religion, science, art, sociology, India, South Asia, Indic languages, Indian studies

NB: No deadline.

  • http://www.creynolds.org/guide.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $2,000-$140,000 (based on 2007 grants made)
  • Deadline:
  • Details: Since 1995, the Foundation has been steadily increasing its support of work that focuses on: 1) U.S. relations with Cuba; and 2) needs in Cuba as defined by Cubans themselves Types of support: Conferences/seminars; Continuing support; Exchange programs; General/operating support; Technical assistance.
  • Keywords: Cuba, Cuban-US relations, international relations, political science

NB: Deadline note: Applications are due 30 days prior to board meetings (quarterly)

Earthwatch Institute:

  • http://www.earthwatch.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Earthwatch supports doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, or researchers with equivalent scholarship or commensurate life experience. The Research Program welcomes proposals from advanced scholars and professionals of any nationality.
  • Award: $17,000-$51,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: For field research projects focused on climate change, oceans, sustainable resource management, and sustainable cultures . A project usually involves 30 to 60 total volunteers per field season, with 5 to 12 volunteers each on 4 to 5 teams. Each team typically spends 8 to 15 days in the field. Earthwatch grants cover the cost of maintaining volunteers and principal research staff in the field. The grants may also assist with other project expenses, but cannot be used for PI salaries, capital equipment, or overhead costs.

    Earthwatch supports research projects that plan to run for three years or more. However, funding priorities are reviewed on an annual basis and renewal of funding is not guaranteed and it is contingent on an evaluation of the project's accomplishments against the goals outlined in the proposal, the quality of the volunteer experience, and the financial viability of the project.

  • Keywords: Biology, physical, social sciences, cultural studies, field research, climate change, oceans, resource management, sustainable cultures

NB: No deadline indicated

JEHT Foundation:

  • http://www.jehtfoundation.org/application/
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Support for tax-exempt organizations.
  • Award: Wide range, from small grants up to over $4 million
  • Deadline:
  • Details: Areas of interest: Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice, International Justice, and Fair and Participatory Elections.
  • Keywords: Civil rights, International affairs, social, criminal, juvenile justice, reform, elections, international, accountability

NB: The Foundation's staff reviews grant requests on an ongoing basis, and funding decisions are made throughout the year.

  • http://www.sendzimir.org.pl/
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Support to tax-exempt organizations.
  • Award: up to $ 20,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Sendzimir Foundation seeks to support inquiry, communication and practice that deepens understanding of and helps to improve the interactions between Poland's environment and society. The Foundation supports efforts to study and protect the Polish environment and to help Polish society to become one that values and protects ecological balance for future generations; and promotes human well-being by fostering communities' capacity to sustain their integrity in the face of an uncertain social and environmental future. The Sendzimir Foundation's Areas of Interest: * Ecology * Adaptive management * Community development (Agenda 21) * Industrial Ecology * Environmental literacy in schools and universities
  • Keywords: Poland, Polish society, ecology, environment, adaptive management, community development, industrial ecology, Eastern Europe, environmental literacy, sustainable development

NB: No deadline indicated.

  • http://www.schalkenbach.org/How-to-apply.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The foundation seeks individuals to carry out projects that are related to our mission. We are particularly interested in research and policy-related projects that will reveal new connections between the principles of Henry George and intellectual debates and policy issues.
  • Keywords: History, sociology, urban planning, development studies, philosophy, jurisprudence, political theory, economics, property tax issues, natural resources, fiscal policy, poverty, international development, Henry George

NB: No deadline

  • http://www.prrac.org/grants_apply.php
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $10,000 maximum
  • Deadline:
  • Details: PRRAC's Small Grants Program for Research/Advocacy funds social science research tied directly to ongoing advocacy projects. Our purpose is to support, encourage, and disseminate action-oriented research; to make connections between and among those who engage in action, advocacy, organizing and research; and to build public awareness about the various dimensions of and challenges faced by those at the intersections of race and poverty.
  • Keywords: Civil rights, race, intergroup relations, poverty studies.

NB: No deadline

The Pioneer Fund, Inc.:

  • http://www.pioneerfund.org/Apply.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Typically grants to Universities.
  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Pioneer fund has focused its resources on supporting cutting-edge research in: * Behavioral Genetics * Cognitive Ability * Social Demography * Group Differences – Sex, Social Class, and Race
  • Keywords: Higher education, psychology, cognitive ability, social sciences, behavioral genetics, social demography, group differences, sex, class, race

NB: No deadline indicated.

  • http://www.iaoshaughnessyfdn.org/guidelines.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Support to tax-exempt institutions.
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Foundation is currently interested in making Board Grants to: Support high quality education that prepares students in disadvantaged communities for educational and life success. We fund organizations that: • provide support networks • remove impediments to student success • are broadly supported by the community • have a record of demonstrated success
  • Keywords: Education, human services, youth, children, disadvantaged communities, student success, support networks

NB: No deadline. Types of support: Annual campaigns; Building/renovation; Capital campaigns; Continuing support; Endowments; Equipment; General/operating support; Matching/challenge support; Program development; Research; Scholarship funds.

  • http://www.csfund.org/guidelines.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Support for tax-exempt institutions.
  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The CS Fund and Warsh/Mott Legacy are private foundations which are linked by common issue interests and boards of directors. CSF and WML are dedicated to preserving biodiversity, defending democracy, preventing the commodification of life, and protecting human and environmental health.
  • Keywords: Economic globalization, food sovereignty, emerging technologies, civil liberties, human rights, biodiversity, democracy, environmental health

NB: Letters of Inquiry accepted; no deadline.

Overbrook Foundation:

  • http://www.overbrook.org/apply/apply.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applications must be sponsored by a nonprofit institution as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Tax Code.
  • Award: $25,000-50,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Overbrook Foundation strives to improve the lives of people by supporting projects that protect human and civil rights, advance the self-sufficiency and well being of individuals and their communities, and conserve the natural environment. Generally speaking, the Foundation's domestic programs support policy development, advocacy, coalition building, research, legal and other strategies likely to impact large classes of people or shape issues important to the Foundation's mission.
  • Keywords: Civil rights, liberties, self-sufficiency, environment, policy development, advocacy, coalition building, research, communities

NB: A Letter of inquiry, no more than 2 pages in length, must be submitted to begin the process. Letters are accepted throughout the year. Inquiries by e-mail are preferred; you may apply by sending your inquiry to apply@overbrookfoundation.org.

  • http://www.delmas.org/index.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Varies. $2,000-$50,000 (based on 2005 grants)
  • Deadline:
  • Details: To encourage an intellectual interest in the city, Gladys Krieble Delmas established The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation in 1976 and inaugurated programs of annual grants for United States and Commonwealth scholars studying Venetian history and civilization. With contributions from the estates of Jean Paul Delmas in 1988 and Gladys Krieble Delmas in 1991, the Foundation, in addition to continuing the program for scholars in Venice, now recognizes and supports the major interests of the donors' lives: the humanities, research libraries, and the performing arts in New York City.
  • Keywords: Humanities, performing arts, artistic creativity, research libraries, humanistic inquiry, Venetian scholarship, cultural heritage

NB: Organizations seeking funding, within the scope of the program guidelines, should send a letter of inquiry (should not exceed 2 pages) to the Foundation Administrator. A copy of the IRS determination letter should be included.

  • http://www.brown.edu/Research/JNBC/about_the_jnbc.php
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; open to academics, staff at cultural organizations, and independent scholars
  • Award: Stipend of up to $1,500 per month, a place to work, access to Brown University libraries, and participation in a community of interested faculty, students, and public humanists.
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The John Nicholas Brown Center offers several kinds of fellowships to encourage thoughtful reflection on issues of concern to the public humanities and to connect cultural organizations and the public. Three categories of fellowships provide stipends, office space, and access to Brown University resources, a fourth provides funding for a student in the public mumanities M.A. program; and a fifth, support for attendance at the New England Museums Association.
  • Keywords: Public humanities, cultural heritage, history, library research

NB: Applications are accepted and reviewed year round.

  • http://www.umich-cseas.org/outreach/sharing.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Faculty; The program is open to U.S. citizen faculty (college faculty, community college faculty, and K-12 teachers)
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Academic Sharing Program at the center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) is open to faculty who do not have the resources available to them comparable to the University of Michigan library for papers, books, and classroom material and information.
  • Keywords: Asian studies, Southeast Asia

NB: There is no specific deadline to apply for funds.

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