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Creative Capital AwardsOur pioneering venture philanthropy helps artists working in all creative disciplines realize their visions and build sustainable practices. ($50K)

Graham Foundation – Grants for Organizations for publications, exhibitions, installations, films, new media projects, conferences/lectures, and other public programs related to architecture or the designed environment (up to $30k/ 2 yrs)

Kaplan Institute Faculty Fellowship – These fellowships enable Northwestern faculty to pursue independent projects of significance to the humanities while immersed in an interdisciplinary community of scholars (Faculty may apply for a 50% teaching reduction, which doesn’t count against the leave clock, or, funds permitting, a full year of supported leave.)

Hearing Health Foundation – Emerging Research Grants for projects across the spectrum of hearing research and balance research ($50k/ 1 yr)

Retirement Research Foundation (LOI due) – Funds research that seeks to identify interventions, policies and practices to improve the well-being of older adults and/or their caregivers. (No specific amt – past grants between $100K-$200K for 1-2yrs)