September 2009 Archives

Malevich Society:
Research Grants

  • http://www.malevichsociety.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 9/30/2009
  • Details: The sponsor seeks to advance knowledge about the Russian artist Kazimir Malevich. The sponsor welcomes applications from outstanding scholars of any nationality proposing projects that increase the understanding of Malevich and his work, or that augment historical, biographical and artistic information about Malevich and/or his artistic legacy.
  • Keywords: Kazimir Malevich, Modernism, Russian art
  • http://www.samhsa.gov/Grants/2008/OA_08_002cmhs.aspx
  • Fund Type: Meeting/Conference/Seminar. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $50,000
  • Deadline: 9/30/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support to disseminate knowledge about practices within the mental health services and substance abuse prevention and treatment fields and to integrate that knowledge into real-world practice and effectively and efficiently as possible.
  • Keywords: Mental health, substance abuse, treatment, knowledge dissemination, conference

Captain Planet Foundation:
Grants Program

  • http://captainplanetfdn.org/default.aspx?pid=3&tab=apply
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: $250 - $2,500
  • Deadline: 12/31/2008 Second Deadline: 09/30/2009
  • Details: The sponsor's mission is to fund and support hands-on environmental projects for children and youth. In order to be considered for funding, proposals must: • Promote understanding of environmental issues • Focus on hands-on involvement • Involve children and young adults 6-18 (elementary through high school)
  • Keywords: Environment, environmental education, children, youth, hands-on

NB: Deadline(s): 12/31/2008, 03/31/2009, 06/30/2009, & 09/30/2009

  • http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2003/nsf03509/nsf03509.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; The PI must have an active NSF research award; a letter of support from the cognizant Program Officer for the research award is required.
  • Award: Up to $75,000
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor provides grants of up to $75,000 to support projects that communicate to public audiences the process and results of current research that is being supported by any NSF directorate through informal science education activities, such as media presentations, exhibits, or youth-based activities.
  • Keywords: Communications, media, public audiences, research, exhibits, science education, STEM

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: A formal request for a supplement may be submitted at any time, but at least six months prior to the anticipated starting date.

  • http://www.borchardcenter.org/argp_rfp.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Open to all interested and qualified legal, health sciences, social sciences, and gerontology scholars and professionals.
  • Award: $20,000
  • Deadline: 9/30/2009
  • Details: The sponsor recognizes the need for further research and scholarship about new or improved public policies, laws and/or programs that will enhance the quality of life for the elderly (including those who are poor or otherwise isolated by lack of education, language, culture, disability, or other barriers).
  • Keywords: Aging, elderly, gerontology, law, public policy, social sciences, health
  • http://exam.ybmsisa.com/icf/icfe02_1.asp
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student; Applicants must have native-speaker level English skills and be engaged in M.A. or Ph.D. studies in Korean literature, English literature, comparative literature, or creative writing in an academic institution, whether in Korea or in an English-speaking country, or have received admission for such studies. Korean nationals with foreign residency status who otherwise meet the requirements are urged to apply.
  • Award: The stipend for the domestic program is two million Korean won per month. The stipend for the overseas program is a quarterly stipend of U.S.$5,000. The term is for one year and is renewable.
  • Deadline: 9/30/2009
  • Details: The International Communication Foundation (ICF) is a non-profit Seoul-based private foundation, established in 1982. The ICF sponsors the Korean Literature Translation Fellowship Program. The program is designed to provide prospective translators with financial assistance for studying at Korean universities or at their home institutions to develop their skills as translators of Korean literature.
  • Keywords: Korean language, translation

Feminist Review Trust:
Grants Programme

  • http://www.feminist-review-trust.com/guidelines.htm
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applications are open to men and women of any nationality
  • Award: up to £10,000
  • Deadline: 2/28/2009 Second Deadline: 9/30/2009
  • Details: The Feminist Review Trust exists to fund research and other scholarly activity on all aspects of gender. The Trust has four objectives: 1) To advance the education of the public in the subject of gender by carrying out research and/or assisting the research and study into the social, economic and legal position of women in society and to disseminate the results of such research and study; 2) To alleviate poverty and hardship by promoting and advancing good health and education among women in any part of the world; 3) To promote equality of opportunity between women and men in any part of the world; 4) To undertake other charitable purposes.
  • Keywords: Women's studies, gender, equality

NB: Deadline(s): 02/28/2009, 05/31/2009 & 09/30/2009

  • http://www.iue.it/Servac/Postdoctoral/SeniorFellowships/ConditionsAward.shtml
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: € 3,000/month
  • Deadline: 3/30/2009 Second Deadline: 9/30/2009
  • Details: The fellowship provides established academics with an opportunity to carry out research in one of its four departments. The four departments are as follows: Department of Economics; Department of History and Civilization; Department of Law; and Department of Political and Social Sciences.
  • Keywords: Social sciences, economics, political science, law, history

Moore (Henry) Foundation:
Grants Programme

  • http://www.henry-moore-fdn.co.uk
  • Fund Type: Fellowships and Grants. Residential: . Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Depends on program.
  • Award: Depends on program. Up to £60,000.
  • Deadline: 12/1/2008 Second Deadline: 9/28/2009
  • Details: The sponsor aims to advance the education of the public by the promotion of their appreciation of the fine arts and in particular the works of Henry Moore. Support is concentrated on sculpture, drawing and printmaking. Various grants and fellowships are available.
  • Keywords: Art, fine arts, sculpture, drawing, printmaking

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: The sponsor's grants committee meets four times per year. Applications must be received before: 1 December 2008 for the 28 January 2009 meeting; 18 March 2009 for the 22 April 2009 meeting; 1 June 2009 for the 1 July 2009 meeting; and 28 September 2009 for the 28 October 2009 meeting.

  • http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-08-079.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement
  • Award: Up to $250,000 annually (direct costs)
  • Deadline: 9/25/2009 Second Deadline: 1/7/2010
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for Research Education Grants to foster the development of mental health researchers through creative and innovative educational programs. The NIMH encourages educational programs that will attract, train, and advance the career development of scientists committed to research careers relevant to the mission of the NIMH. These programs may be designed as institutional, regional or national programs. This program will use the NIH Research Education (R25) grant mechanism.
  • Keywords: Mental health, career development, educational programs, professional development

NB: Deadline(s): 01/07/2009, 09/25/2009, 01/07/2010 DEADLINE NOTE: Optional letters of intent should be submitted thirty days prior to the application receipt date.

  • http://www.nga.gov/resources/casvaflws.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility.
  • Award: varies by program, up to $50,000
  • Deadline: 3/21/2009 Second Deadline: 9/21/2009
  • Details: Various fellowships are available for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts. See website for more details.

NB: Deadline: varies by program, March 21, 2009-September 21, 2009

  • http://www.nga.gov/resources/casvavissen.htm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Post-doctoral; Visiting senior fellowships are intended for those who have held the PhD for five years or more or who possess an equivalent record of professional accomplishment at the time of application.
  • Award: $6,000-$8,000/ 2 month fellowship plus housing in apartments near the Gallery
  • Deadline: 3/21/2009 Second Deadline: 9/21/2009
  • Details: Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. They have access to the notable resources represented by the collections, the library, and the photographic archives of the National Gallery of Art, as well as to the Library of Congress and other specialized research libraries and collections in the Washington area.
  • Keywords: Visual arts, art history, theory, criticism, painting, sculpture, architecture, urbanism, prints, drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design

Travelers' Tales:
Solas Awards for Best Travel Writing

  • http://www.besttravelwriting.com
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $500-$1,000
  • Deadline: 9/21/2009
  • Details: The sponsor's program is intended to honor excellence in travel writing. The program provides cash awards to writers whose work inspires others to explore.
  • Keywords: Travel writing, literature, award

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Entries are accepted year-round. The current competition closes September 21, 2009.

  • http://www.afti.org/award_berger.php
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: . Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; ATA member.
  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: 9/18/2009
  • Details: This prize of $1,000 is offered to recognize excellence in scientific and technical translation by an ATA member.
  • Keywords: Translation, scientific, technical, award
  • http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-07-379.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 8/20/2009 Second Deadline: 9/18/2009
  • Details: The sponsors provide support for behavioral and social science research on the causes and solutions to health and disabilities disparities in the U. S. population. Health disparities between, on the one hand, racial/ethnic populations, lower socioeconomic classes, and rural residents and, on the other hand, the overall U.S. population are major public health concerns. Emphasis is placed on research in and among three broad areas of action: a) Public policy, b) health care, and c) disease/disability prevention. Particular attention is given to reducing “health gaps” among groups. Proposals that utilize an interdisciplinary approach, investigate multiple levels of analysis, incorporate a life-course perspective, and/or employ innovative methods such as system science or community-based participatory research are particularly encouraged.
  • Keywords: Social science, behavioral research, health disparities, disabilities, U.S. healthcare system, public policy

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: The deadline for receipt of optional letters of intent is August 20, 2009. The deadline for receipt of full applications is September 18, 2009.

  • http://fitchfoundation.org/Grants_Qualifications_Fitch.php
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be mid-career professionals with at least 10 years experience in historic preservation or related fields, including architecture, landscape architecture, architectural conservation, urban design, environmental planning, archaeology, architectural history, and the decorative arts.
  • Award: Up to $25,000
  • Deadline: 9/16/2009
  • Details: Support is provided to mid-career professionals for research in the following fields: historic preservation, architecture, landscape architecture, architectural conservation, urban design, environmental planning, architectural history, and the decorative arts.
  • Keywords: Historic preservation, architecture, landscape, conservation, urban design, environmental planning, architectural history, decorative arts

Kaplan (J.M.) Fund:
Furthermore Grants in Publishing

  • http://www.furthermore.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be 501(c)3 organizations
  • Award: $500-$15,000
  • Deadline: 3/15/2009 Second Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The Furthermore program is interested in nonfiction book publishing about the city; natural and historic resources; art, architecture, and design; cultural history; and civil liberties and other public issues of the day. Support is provided for writing, research, editing, design, indexing, photography, illustration, and printing and binding.
  • Keywords: Art, city, natural resources, architecture, design, cultural history, civil liberties, writing, research, editing, indexing, photography, illustration, printing, binding, publication
  • http://www.ams-net.org/subvention.php
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Individual authors or editors, or their sponsoring organizations, societies, or departments; publishers
  • Award: $2,500
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support to help individual authors or editors, or their sponsoring organizations, societies, or departments with expenses in the publication of works of musical scholarship, including books, articles, special issues of journals and works in non-print media.
  • Keywords: Musicology, arts, music, publication
  • http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/support.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: £5,000-£10,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: For costs incurred by authors on books, catalogues of exhibitions or permanent collections of British fine and decorative arts and architecture.
  • Keywords: British art, decorative arts, architecture, publication, author support

NB: The Centre's remit does not cover contemporary fine arts, archaeology, the current practice of architecture or the performing arts.

  • http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/support.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: up to $8,000
  • Deadline: 1/15/2009 Second Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: Educational programmes eligible for awards include lectures, conferences, symposia and seminars for scholars or provided at a scholarly level for the general public.
  • Keywords: British art, lecture, symposia, seminars, conferences

NB: The Centre's remit does not cover contemporary fine arts, archaeology, the current practice of architecture or the performing arts.

  • http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=n1YWK6FFGmsBhhTt1YZ1B1CWSrsNhYFsK4QHmRN374xQ94KrPnyS!1215949849?oppId=48020&flag2006=false&mode=VIEW
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: See Full Program Announcement; Each application will include one digital humanities center and one individual scholar.
  • Award: Up to $100,800 ($50,400 for the fellow's stipend and $50,400 for the direct and indirect costs of administering the fellowship)
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: NEH Fellowships at Digital Humanities Centers (FDHC) support collaboration between digital centers and individual scholars. An award provides funding for both a stipend for the fellow and a portion of the center's costs for hosting a fellow. Awards are for periods of six to twelve months of continuous full-time research.
  • Keywords: Digital humanities
  • http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?oppId=47547&flag2006=false&mode=VIEW
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $12,500-$500,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The sponsors support projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages.
  • Keywords: Endangered human languages, language studies, documentation
  • http://aic.stanford.edu/faic/grants/index.html
  • Fund Type: Meeting/Conference/Seminar. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $1,000-$2,500
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides grants to help defray costs to develop and hold small meetings and workshops
  • Keywords: Conservation, history, art, humanities

Literal Latte:
Essay Award

  • http://www.literal-latte.com/contests
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $1,000 (first place)
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides an award for the best essay submission. Unpublished essays, 6,000 words maximum are eligible. All subjects and styles welcome. All entries considered for publication.
  • Keywords: Essay, literature, nonfiction, writing, award, competition, publication

Claremont Graduate University:
Kate Tufts Discovery Award

  • http://www.cgu.edu/pages/6056.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; The work submitted must be a first book published between September 15, 2008 and September 15, 2009. Work must be original poetry written originally in English by a poet who is a citizen or legal resident alien of the United States.
  • Award: $10,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: Support is provided for a first book by a poet of genuine promise.
  • Keywords: Poetry, poet, writing, book, publication, award

Claremont Graduate University:
Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award

  • http://www.cgu.edu/pages/6056.asp
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; The work submitted must be a book published between September 15, 2008 and September 15, 2009. Work must be original poetry written originally in English by a poet who is a citizen or legal resident alien of the United States.
  • Award: $100,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: Support is provided to an emerging poet who is past the very beginning but has not yet reached the acknowledged pinnacle of his or her career. The Kingsley Tufts award the world’s largest monetary prize for a single collection of poetry.
  • Keywords: Poetry, poet, writing, book, publication, award
  • http://sloan.org/programs/fellowship_brochure.shtml
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; Applicants must be no more than six years from completion of the most recent Ph.D. or equivalent, unless they have held a faculty appointment for less than two years or unless one of the following special circumstances apply: military service, a change of field, or child rearing.
  • Award: $50,000 for two-year period
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year Fellowships are awarded yearly to 118 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.
  • Keywords: Chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, economics, neuroscience, computational, evolutionary molecular biology, interdisciplinary fields

NB: Funds are awarded directly to the Fellow's institution and may be used by the Fellow for such purposes as equipment, technical assistance, professional travel, trainee support, or any other activity directly related to the Fellow's research.

Rothschild (Judith) Foundation:
Grants

  • http://www.judithrothschildfdn.org/guidelines.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicant organizations should be primarily tax exempt, publicly supported nonprofit institutions, such as, but not limited to, museums, public galleries, art schools, and academic institutions. In certain cases, the foundation will also consider making grants to the estates of qualifying deceased artists, and to independent curators, scholars, and historians who have a direct recognized relationship to the artist's work.
  • Award: up to $35,000
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The grant program is dedicated to ensuring that the work of under-recognized, deceased artists has meaningful opportunities for public viewing and critical reassessment. Grants are made to present, preserve, or interpret work of the highest artistic merit by lesser known American artists who have died after September 12, 1976.
  • Keywords: Museums, exhibition, art, visual arts, painting, photography, sculpture, under-recognized artists
  • http://www.gf.org/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; For those who as writers, scholars, or scientists have a significant record of publication, or as artists, playwrights, filmmakers, photographers, composers, or the like, have a significant record of exhibition or performance of their work.
  • Award: Varies, $40,000 average
  • Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: The Fellowships are awarded to men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. The Foundation consults with distinguished scholars and artists regarding the accomplishments and promise of the applicants and presents this evidence to the Committee of Selection.
  • Keywords: Creative arts, natural sciences, social science, humanities
  • http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/support.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Up to £3,000
  • Deadline: 1/15/2009 Second Deadline: 9/15/2009
  • Details: Research support grants for travel, subsistence, and other research costs such as photography, are offered to scholars already engaged in research involving the study of British art or architecture. Grants may be used to visit collections, libraries, archives or historic sites within the United Kingdom or abroad. They are not awarded to assist with conference attendance.
  • Keywords: British art, architecture, travel, research support, United Kingdom

NB: The Centre's remit does not cover contemporary fine arts, archaeology, the current practice of architecture or the performing arts.

Psychology Without Borders:
Mission Awards--Request for Proposals

  • http://psychologybeyondborders.com/MA2010application.aspx
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be affiliated with a university or non-profit organization.
  • Award: $5,000 - $15,000
  • Deadline: 9/11/2009
  • Details: Psychology Beyond Borders' Mission consists of five key areas: 1. Research to contribute to the body of knowledge about what psychosocial strategies heal (or harm) in prevention, preparedness and response to large scale disaster, armed conflict or terror attacks.

    2. Psychosocial service delivery, including partnerships with response teams in communities impacted by large-scale traumatic events.

    3. Education programs to raise awareness about the psychosocial impacts of disaster, armed conflict or terror attacks and build community competencies in best practice methods of preparedness and intervention.

    4. Public policy recommendations to assist in community preparedness, response and recovery associated with large scale traumatic events.

    5. Building a network to enhance international collaboration, knowledge sharing and systems for prevention, preparedness and response to disaster, armed conflict or terror attacks.


  • Keywords: Psychology, disaster, conflict, terrorism, psychosocial service delivery, research, education, public policy, prevention, preparedness

  • http://www.longviewfdn.org/page.php?lev=page&no=3
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $15,000-$30,000
  • Deadline: 6/12/2009 Second Deadline: 9/11/2009
  • Details: To foster greater awareness of world affairs and international understanding within American schools at the K-12 grade level.
  • Keywords: International understanding, global affairs, teacher preparation, education

Center for Inquiry:
Visiting Research Fellowships

  • http://www.centerforinquiry.net/research/more_information/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Faculty
  • Award: Stipend (amount not indicated) and accomodations
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor awards visiting research fellowships and scholarships in the areas of the borderlands of science; religion, ethics, and society; medicine and mental health. All relevant disciplines are welcome.

    Visiting fellows take up residence for at least one semester, receiving a courtesy appointment in the appropriate department at State University of New York at Buffalo, a stipend, and accommodations in the Center's guest residence.


  • Keywords: Science, religion, ethics, society, medicine, mental health


NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Applications are considered on a rolling basis.

Arcus Foundation:
Gay and Lesbian Fund Grants Program

  • http://www.arcusfoundation.org
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Wide range, $5,000-$1,000,000 (based on 2008 grants)
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor provides support to advance social justice inclusive of sexual orientation, gender identity and race.
  • Keywords: Social justice, GLBT, sexual orientation, race, gender identity

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Letters of inquiry and full proposals are accepted on a rolling basis.

Fordham (Thomas B.) Foundation:
Research Internships

  • http://www.edexcellence.net/detail/opportunity.cfm?page_id=134&opportunity_id=1&id=134
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Stipend, amount not indicated
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The sponsor, based in Washington, D.C., provides internships throughout the year in the area of the reform of K-12 education.
  • Keywords: Education, reform, accountability, assessments, standards, school choice, teacher quality, pedagogy

NB: Deadline note: rolling deadline

  • https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=6704d66b79fc62e843201cd58224ac91&tab=core&_cview=1
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated.
  • Deadline:
  • Details: NIAAA is soliciting proposals for new, high risk approaches to traditionally intractable alcohol-related problems through the development of mechanism-based strategies that induce maladaptive drinkers to initiate and sustain a change from maladaptive drinking behaviors towards more healthful drinking behaviors. NIAAA is looking for opportunities that will result in entirely new or quantum improvements in both the theory and methodologies used to understand how to induce sustainable, positive change in maladaptive drinkers.
  • Keywords: Addiction, alcoholism, maladaptive drinking, behavior change, psychology, interpersonal factors, theory, social ecology

NB: This is a pre-solicititation.

  • http://foundation.scripps.com/foundation/programs/grantguidelines.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: varies
  • Deadline:
  • Details: The Journalism Fund makes grants in support of journalism education, First Amendment causes, mid-career development, research, readership development, consumer education on media issues, an international free press, professional organizations, workforce development, quality journalism teaching, diversity, ethics, and other media-related programs.
  • Keywords: journalism education, mid-career development, content improvement, public forums, conferences, workshops, and programs addressing First Amendment causes, diversity in the workforce, legal issues, and international press freedom.

NB: No deadline. Accepted year-round.

  • http://archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/subvention.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Faculty; Only those non-profit presses publishing works by Publishing Historical Records projects that have been supported or endorsed by the NHPRC are eligible for support.
  • Award: $10,000
  • Deadline: 9/4/2009
  • Details: The Commission offers Publication Subventions to non-profit presses to publish volumes of NHPRC-sponsored or endorsed historical documentary editions.
  • Keywords: Publication, historical documents, history

Searle Freedom Trust:
Grants Program

  • http://www.searlefreedomtrust.org/applicationguidelines.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Nonprofit status required
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 5/1/2009 Second Deadline: 9/4/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides funding for new media grants to foster research and encourage public policies that promote individual freedom and economic liberty.
  • Keywords: Domestic public policy, freedom economic liberty, tax, budget, regulatory practices, welfare, education, environment, legal reform

Folger Institute:
ASECS/Folger Institute Fellowship

  • http://www.folger.edu/Content/Folger-Institute/Application-Guidelines-and-Deadlines/ASECSFolger-Institute-Fellowship.cfm
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: PhD student; Eligible applicants are ABD graduate students or postdoctoral scholars conducting research in the period 1660 to 1815. ASECS/Folger Institute Fellowship recipients must be members in good standing of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.
  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: 9/4/2009
  • Details: The sponsor provides support for a $2,000 award for studies in the period of 1660 to 1815. Preference is given to those candidates who are applying for a Folger Institute seminar, but the fellowship may also support independent research at the Folger Shakespeare Library.
  • Keywords: Humanities, literature, theater, history, eighteenth-century studies, research
  • http://fundingopps.cos.com/alerts/103309
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Academic Institution, Commercial, Ph.D./M.D./Other Professional, or Small Business
  • Award: $100,000 per year for three years (average)
  • Deadline: 9/2/2009
  • Details: The Air Force is interested in developing a basic research foundation for using computational and modeling approaches to study behavior of group and communities. This program seeks fundamental understanding of the interactions between demographic groups both to create understanding for technology developments for enhanced cooperation, such as operational decision making with coalition partners, and to explain and predict outcomes between competing factions within geographic regions.
  • Keywords: Group, community, collective behavior, socio-cultural modeling, computation, cooperation, competition, coalitions

NB: No deadline: applications accepted continuously

  • http://fundingopps.cos.com/alerts/115241
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Academic Institution, Commercial, Ph.D./M.D./Other Professional, or Small Business
  • Award: $100,000 per year for three years (average)
  • Deadline: 9/2/2009
  • Details: This program supports research on high-order cognitive processes that are responsible for human performance on complex problem solving and decision making tasks. The overall objective is to understand these processes by developing and empirically testing mathematical or computational models of human attention, memory, categorization, reasoning, problem solving, learning and motivation, and decision making. The study of these topics in conditions that involve risk and uncertainty, high workloads, sustained operations, stress, or fatigue is encouraged.
  • Keywords: Cognition, cognitive processes, problem solving, decision making, mathematics, mathematical modeling

NB: No deadline: applications accepted continuously

Axe-Houghton Foundation:
Grants Program

  • http://foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/axehoughton/guide.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $2,000-$6,000
  • Deadline: 9/1/2009
  • Details: Support is provided to tax-exempt organizations for projects which foster and encourage an appreciation of the English language, with major emphasis on the spoken language. Priority is given to projects for the improvement of speech and its uses in public affairs, education, theater, poetry, debate, and the oral interpretation of literature.
  • Keywords: English, spoken language, speech, theater, poetry, debate, oral interpretation

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: Proposals should be submitted between May 1 and September 1.

  • http://generosityresearch.nd.edu/request-for-proposals
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: $250,000-$500,000
  • Deadline: 4/1/2009 Second Deadline: 9/1/2009
  • Details: The aim of the Science of Generosity initiative is to stimulate scientific research on the practice of generosity in human life and society. The initiative is particularly focused on improving the understanding of three key aspects of generosity: the sources, origins, and causes of generosity; the variety of manifestations and expressions of generosity; and the consequences of generosity for both the givers and receivers involved.
  • Keywords: Generosity, philanthropy, social science

NB: Deadlines are for letters of inquiry.

Sundance Institute:
Sundance Screenwriters Lab

  • http://www.sundance.org/press_subgen.html?articleID=8&colorCode=green
  • Fund Type: Meeting/Conference/Seminar. Residential: Yes. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 5/1/2009 Second Deadline: 9/1/2009
  • Details: The sponsor supports a five-day writer's workshops that takes place in January and June. The program offers emerging artists the opportunity to work intensively on their feature film scripts with the support of established screenwriters.
  • Keywords: Film, screenwriting, screenwriters, emerging artists, workshop

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: The application deadline for U.S. filmmakers is May 1 and the application deadline for international filmmakers is September 1.

  • http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/
  • Fund Type: Fellowship. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or the terminal degree in their field, or have attained an equivalent level of professional experience. Applications from researchers in professions other than academia are encouraged.
  • Award: 3-12 months "full-time support"
  • Deadline: 9/1/2009
  • Details: Applicants are invited to submit proposals for research in the social sciences and related disciplines relevant to any one or any combination of the three themes below. 1) Traditional and non-traditional approaches to security and diplomacy 2) Global and regional economic issues 3) The role of civil society
  • Keywords: Japan, Japanese studies, social sciences, humanities, policy, civil society, diplomacy, security, global economics
  • http://www.whitehousehistory.org/08/subs/08_g.html
  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Preference is given to those undertaking dissertation research or post-doctoral research with plans for publication, but all proposals, including graduate-level research and independent projects, will be considered.
  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: 3/1/2009 Second Deadline: 9/1/2009
  • Details: The Association wishes to encourage new scholarship on the history of the White House. For the research grants program, the Association will consider projects that make use of textual and non-textual records pertinent to the president, first family and subordinates while the president lives in the White House. The focus of the research should be the White House, including life and work there, as well the physical structure.
  • Keywords: American history, architecture, presidency, White House

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