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American Council of Learned Societies Digital Extension Grants –  The grants are designed to advance humanistic scholarship by enhancing established digital projects, extending their reach to new communities of users, and supporting teams of scholars at all career stages as they participate in digital research. ($150k/ 12-18months)

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.)

The Les Paul Foundation works to inspire innovative and creative thinking by sharing the legacy of Les Paul through music education, recording, innovation, and medical research related to hearing.

McKnight Foundation Neuroscience Scholar Awards  – The McKnight Scholar Awards encourage neuroscientists in the early stages of their careers to focus on disorders of learning and memory. ($225K, $75k/yr 3 yrs)

National Endowment for the Humanities Media Projects – The Media Projects program supports the development, production, and distribution of radio programs, podcasts, documentary films, and documentary film series  that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. Projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship and demonstrate an approach that is thoughtful, balanced, and analytical. Media Projects offers two levels of funding: Development and Production. ($75,000 for Development, $700,000 for Production, $1,000,000 for Chairman’s Special Awards)

William T. Grant Foundation (LOI due)– Research Grants on Reducing Inequality and Research Grants for Improving the Use of Research Evidence to improve the lives of young people ages 5-25 in the United States ($25k-$50k or $100k-$1M/2-4 yrs)