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Funding Opportunities Calendar

January

Liguria Study Center for the Arts and Humanities: Bogliasco Fellowships support the Arts and Humanities by providing residential Fellowships at its study center in Italy’s most vibrant, historic crossroads, where gifted artists and scholars of all cultures come together to connect, create and disseminate significant new work.

Brain Research Foundation Seed Grant Program (LOI) – The grants provide start-up monies for new research projects in the field of neuroscience that will likely lead to extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or other outside funding sources. ($80K 2yrs)

Jacobs Foundation – Research Fellowships for early and mid-career researchers dedicated to improving the development, learning, and living conditions of children and youth globally ($165k/ 3 yrs)

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)

William T. Grant Foundation – 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)

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)

February

Autism Speaks Postdoctoral Fellowship (LOI) – The goal of our postdoctoral fellowships is to support well-qualified postdoctoral scientists pursuing training in central auditory processing disorder (CAPD). (Avg. $70K 1 yr)

Creative Capital Awards – Our 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)

Sundance Institute Documentary Fund – for development, production, or post-production of feature-length nonfiction film projects (up to $40k)

March

McKnight Foundation Neurobiology of Brain Disorders Awards (LOI) – The awards encourage research aimed at translating laboratory discoveries about the brain and nervous system into diagnoses and therapies to improve human health. Collaborative projects between basic and clinical neuroscientists are welcome, as are proposals that help link basic with clinical neuroscience. ($100k/yr 3 yrs)

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

April

American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation – Research Grants in communication sciences and disorders (up to $75k/ 1-2 yrs)

James S. McDonnell Opportunity Awards – Seed funds to design and carry out new studies motivated by questioning, revisiting, or re-examining the current state of academic knowledge of human cognition and behavior using a dynamic, context-sensitive lens. (up to $250,000/2-4 yrs)

Liguria Study Center for the Arts and Humanities: Bogliasco Fellowships support the Arts and Humanities by providing residential Fellowships at its study center in Italy’s most vibrant, historic crossroads, where gifted artists and scholars of all cultures come together to connect, create and disseminate significant new work.

May

Capital Foundation Auditory Research Grant – Any scientist pursuing independent research can apply for a Capita Foundation Auditory Research grant. Thinking outside the box is most welcome, and priority is often given to projects with promising clinical applications. ($20k/yr up to 2 yrs)

Global Humanities Translation Prize – The Global Humanities Translation Prize seeks to encourage and recognize translations that strike a nuanced balance between scholarly rigor, aesthetic grace, and general readability

Russell Sage Foundation – Research Grants for social scientists working in designated thematic areas on social and living conditions in the United States (up to $50k or $175k/ 2 yrs)

William T. Grant Foundation – 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)

 

June

Retirement Research Foundation (LOI due) – RRF 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)

August

American Hearing Research Foundation – Research grants for basic or clinical studies of the hearing or balance functions of the ear, sudden hearing loss, or Meniere’s disease ($20k-$75k/ 1 yr)

Russell Sage Foundation – Research Grants for social scientists working in designated thematic areas on social and living conditions in the United States (up to $50k or $175k/ 2 yrs)

Sundance Institute Documentary Fund (estimated in August) – for development, production, or post-production of feature-length nonfiction film projects (up to $40k)

William T. Grant Foundation – 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)

September

ACLS Fellowships – fellowships for scholars in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences to complete a major piece of scholarly work ($60k/ 1 yr)

Graham Foundation – Grants for Individuals for production and presentation, or for research and development of projects related to architecture or the designed environment, including publications, exhibitions, installations, films, and new media projects (up to $20k/ 2 yrs)

John Simon Gugenheim – The Foundation offers Fellowships to further the development of scholars and artists by assisting them to engage in research in any field of knowledge and creation in any of the arts, under the freest possible conditions and irrespective of race, color, or creed. (6 mos to one year; no defined amount)

October

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars – for early-career researchers to collaborate with colleagues from diverse disciplines working in thematic programs addressing important questions facing science and humanity ($100k CAD/ 2 yrs)

Mellon/ACLS Scholars and Society Fellowships – for doctoral faculty to pursue publicly engaged humanities scholarship ($81k+/ 1 yr)

November

George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation – fellowships for early mid-career scholars in a rotation of fields in the humanities, history, and the arts ($35k/ 1 yr)

Russell Sage Foundation – Research Grants for social scientists working in designated thematic areas on social and living conditions in the United States (up to $50k or $175k/ 2 yrs)

December

Autism Speaks CAPD Pilot and CAPD Fellowship (LOI) – Autism Speaks anticipates funding two pilot research awards on understanding, evaluating and/or treating individuals with central auditory processing disorder (CAPD), particularly as it relates to autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  ($60K 1yr)

Retirement Research Foundation (LOI due) – RRF 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)