Carnegie Mellon University

Faculty Research Funding

Curated Opportunities and Resources

Recently added opportunities appear in bold.

Upcoming Opportunities

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Sloan Foundation Supports books, theater, film, television, radio, and new media to commission, develop, produce, and distribute new work mainstreaming science and technology for the lay public Rolling
Henry Luce Foundation Supports Asia-focused work in the foundation's three grantmaking areas (academic work, foreign policy, public education) Rolling
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation Supports projects which address the concerns of the historical studia humanitatis: a humanistic education rooted int he great traditions of the past; the formation of human beings according to cultural, moral and aesthetic ideals derived from that past and the ongoing debate over how these ideals may best be conceived and realized Rolling
Department of State Responds to critical gaps in refugee assistance in Ukraine by funding durable solutions to the problems refugees and other displaced persons face Jan. 23, 2023
 

Available Opportunities

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National Endowment for the Humanities Professional development programs that convene higher education faculty or K-12 educators from across the nation to deepen and enrich their understanding of significant topics in the humanities and enrich their capacity for effective scholarship and teaching Feb. 1, 2023
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports a series of one-week residential, virtual, and combined format workshops across the nation to enhance and strengthen how K-12 educators, higher education faculty, and humanities professionals incorporate place-based teaching and learning in the humanities Feb. 1, 2023
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports research that examines technology and its relationship to society through the lens of the humanities Feb. 2, 2023
National Endowment for the Arts Supports opportunities for public engagement with the arts and arts education, for the integration of the arts with strategies promoting the health and well-being of people and communities, and for the improvement of overall capacity and capabilities within the arts sector Feb. 9, 2023
National Endowment for the Arts Seeks to publish and promote literary content by contemporary writers and translators in such genres as poetry, fiction, drama, and creative nonfiction Feb. 9, 2023
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports national or regional (multistate) training programs for scholars, humanities professionals, and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities Feb. 15, 2023
ACLS Aims to deepen public understanding of religion by advancing innovative scholarship on religion in international contexts and equipping individual scholars and institutions of higher education with the capacities to connect their work to journalism and the media  Feb. 15, 2023
Department of State Submit proposals for English teacher training projects to improve the communicative English language teaching skills of Japanese elementary school teachers in Japan Feb. 19, 2023
Department of State Promotes U.S. graduate schools by providing informative sessions and workshops nationwide, creating links between prospective students and alumni, and, therefore, increasing the number of Japanese who pursue U.S. graduate studies to include PhD in hard sciences. Feb. 19, 2023
Department of State Supports projects that have the goal to provide LGBTQI+ communities with the tools to (1) empower local movements and communities; (2) prevent, mitigate, and recover from violence, discrimination, stigma, and human rights abuses; (3) promote full social inclusion or (4) address critical issues of justice Mar. 1, 2023
Kress Foundation Supports scholarly projects that will enhance the appreciation and understanding of European works of art and architecture from antiquity to the early 19th century Mar. 1, 2023
J.M. Kaplan Fund Supports writing, research, editing, design, indexing, photography, illustration, and printing and binding of nonfiction books about the city; natural and historic resources; art, architecture, and design; cultural history; and civil liberties Mar. 1, 2023
National Endowment for the Arts Offers $25,000 grants in prose and poetry to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel and general career advancement Mar. 8, 2023
Abelard Foundation Supports progressive social change activities that expand and protect civil liberties and civil and human rights, and promote and strengthen community involvement in, and control over, the decisions that affect their lives, giving priority to projects with budgets of less than $300,000 Mar. 15, 2023
National Endowment for the Arts Supports research studies that investigate the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components of the U.S. arts ecology or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life Mar. 27, 2023
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Supports in-person and virtual performances by American artists at engagements at international festivals and global presenting arts marketplaces outside of the United States Mar. 29, 2023
University of New Mexico Supports scholarly use of the Latin American and Iberian collections, focusing on objectives with specific relevance to the UNM Library collections Mar. 31, 2023
National Endowment for the Humanities Awards granted to individual scholars pursuing projects that embody exceptional research, rigorous analysis and clear writing Apr. 12, 2023
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports individual scholars pursuing significant humanities projects that require digital expression and publication Apr. 19, 2023
National Endowment for the Arts Offers support primarily to small organizations for projects in all artistic disciplines that extend the reach of the arts to groups/communities with rich and dynamic artistic and cultural contributions to share that are underserved Apr. 28, 2023
National Endowment for the Humanities Accepting applications for the five Humanities Initiatives program May 9, 2023
Department of State Strengthen people-to-people ties between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, and increase local PRC audiences’ understanding of the United States’ foreign policy, values and culture through direct or virtual engagement June 1, 2023
National Archives and Records Administration Seeks proposals for its planning grant program for Collaborative Digital Editions in African American, Asian American, Hispanic America and Native American History and Ethnic Studies June 7, 2023
National Endowment for the Arts Offer literary arts programming and services that focus on local, regional, and/or national activities designed to promote and develop practitioners of, and audiences for, the literary arts July 6, 2023
Department of State Strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Hong Kong and the U.S. and Macau through cultural and exchange programming that highlight shared values and promote bilateral cooperation Sept. 10, 2023
Department of State Invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Japan through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation Sept. 30, 2023
Department of State Supports the preservation of historic buildings, archaeological and other cultural sites, museum objects and collections and forms of traditional expression such as indigenous languages and music in participating countries Oct. 19, 2023
National Archives and Records Administration Seeks proposals to publish online editions of historical records Nov. 2, 2023
National Endowment for the Humanities Awards publishers a $5,500 grant to release open access digital editions of books whose underlying research was funded by an eligible NEH fellowship or grant Nov. 15, 2023
 

Past Opportunities

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National Endowment for the Arts Aims to make a difference in military-connected communities by supporting arts engagement programming designed to cultivate creative expression, increase social connectedness, strengthen resilience, and to support independence and successful adaptation to civilian life Jan. 19, 2023
National Endowment for the Arts Broaden our understanding of our world, our neighbors, and ourselves through the power of a shared reading experience Jan. 18, 2023
National Science Foundation Supports basic scientific research on the causes, consequences and complexities of human social and cultural variability Jan. 17, 2023
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports comprehensive assessment and strategic planning efforts by humanities organizations to mitigate physical and operational environmental impacts and adapt to a changing climate Jan. 17, 2023
National Endowment for the Arts Produce and administer the 2024 Poetry Out Loud National Finals Jan. 17, 2023
National Endowment for the Arts Supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry or drama from other languages into English Jan. 12, 2023
National Endowment for the Humanities Create a national digital resource of historically significant newspapers published between 1690 and 1963 from all 56 states and U.S. jurisdictions Jan. 12, 2023
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports innovative, experimental and/or computationally challenging digital projects Jan. 12, 2023
National Endowment for the Humanities  Supports community-based efforts to mitigate climate change and COVID-19 pandemic impacts, safeguard cultural resources, and foster cultural resilience through identifying, documenting, and/or collecting cultural heritage and community experience Jan. 12, 2023
National Endowment for the Humanities Helps cultural institutions meet the complex challenge of preserving large and diverse holdings of humanities materials for future generations by supporting sustainable conservation measures Jan. 12, 2023
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences through in-person, hybrid or virtual programming Jan. 11, 2023
ACLS Places recent recipients of the PhD in professional positions at museums and publications that present and interpret knowledge of Buddhist traditions Jan. 11, 2023
CDC Supports research to develop a predictive forecasting model that identifies new or reemerging misinformation narratives that are likely to disseminate widely and have a high potential for impact on vaccine confidence Jan. 6, 2023
National Park Service Provide preservation and/or conservation assistance to nationally significant historic properties and collections Dec. 20, 2022
Department of State Address stabilization challenges in northeast Syria as well as parts of the northern Aleppo countryside outside of the control of the Syrian regime Dec. 20, 2022
Department of State Carry out an individual project to preserve cultural heritage in Brazil Dec. 20, 2022
National Archives and Records Administration Advance inclusive participation, training, education, dialogue and collaborative exchange amongst a diverse and growing community of academic and non-academic practitioners in the editing and publishing of historical records Dec. 8, 2022
ACLS  Two-week residential fellowship, that provides scholars of Eastern Europe the opportunity to undertake local fieldwork in Bulgaria Dec. 1, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Offers grants to individual authors for research, writing, travel and other activities leading to the creation and publication of well-researched nonfiction books in the humanities written for the broad public Nov. 30, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports groups of two or more scholars seeking to increase humanistic knowledge through convenings, manuscript preparation for collaborative publications and the creation of scholarly digital projects Nov. 30, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports collaborative teams who are editing, annotating and translating foundational humanities texts that are vital to scholarship but are currently inaccessible Nov. 30, 2022
ACLS Fellowships in Buddhist Studies provide stipends to PhD candidates for full time preparation of dissertations Nov. 16, 2022
ACLS Supports translations of important Buddhist texts for the benefit of contemporary audiences who currently do not have access to them in their own languages Nov. 16, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Award publishers a $5,500 grant to release open access digital editions of books whose underlying research was funded by one of the NEH programs Nov. 15, 2022
ACLS Aims to deepen public understanding of religion by advancing innovative scholarship in international contexts and equipping scholars with the capacities to connect their work to journalism and the media Nov. 15, 2022
National Park Service Document, interpret, and preserve the sites and stories of the full history of the African American struggle to gain equal rights as citizens from the transatlantic slave trade forward Nov. 8, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports the exploration and development of small projects that would benefit underserved populations through the teaching and study of the humanities Nov. 2, 2022
ACLS Fellowships (long-term and flexible research fellowships) support research, writing, and curriculum development in China studies Nov. 2, 2022
ACLS Supports graduate students pursuing research on the history of art and visual culture of the United States, including all aspects of Native American art, and who are at any stage of PhD dissertation research or writing Oct. 27, 2022
National Science Foundation Supports doctoral research focusing on building dynamic language infrastructure Oct. 14, 2022
National Science Foundation Supports projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning dynamic language infrastructure in the context of endangered human languages Oct. 14, 2022
National Humanities Center Fellows are given the freedom to work on their projects while benefiting from the exceptional services of the Center Oct. 6, 2022
National Archives and Records Administration Seeks archival projects that will significantly improve online public discovery and use of historical records collections Oct. 6, 2022
Library of Congress  Use LoC digital materials to create projects that center on the lives, experiences and perspectives of Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American and Pacific Islander and other communities of color in the US Sept. 30, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Conduct archaeological and ethnographic field research to answer significant questions in the humanities Sept. 28, 2022
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowships are intended to help scholars devote six to twelve continuous months to full-time research and writing Sept. 28, 2022
Department of State  Carry out a program to implement a 15-day exchange program to the United States for up to 10 participants representing digital content creators, targeting youth audiences from the Republic of Korea Sept. 23, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends stimulate new research and publication in the humanities Sept. 21, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports individuals who are junior or senior linguists, linguistic anthropologists and sociolinguists to conduct research on one or more endangered or moribund languages Sept. 14, 2022
Lewis Center for the Arts Supports composers, choreographers, performance artists, visual artists, writers or other kinds of artists or humanists who have “much more than ordinary intellectual and literary gifts" to spend one academic year at Princeton University engaged in "studious leisure" Sept. 13, 2022
Harvard University Radcliffe Institute Supports scholars in the above disciplines proposing work relevant to the Institute's focus areas, including: law, education, and justice; climate change; legacies of slavery; and women, gender, and society Sept. 8, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports innovative curricular approaches that foster partnerships among humanities faculty and their counterparts in the social and natural sciences and in pre-service or professional programs Sept. 1, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war and military service Sept. 1, 2022
The Teagle Foundation Supports statewide, regional, or consortial academic partnerships between public two-year and private four-year colleges to facilitate transfer and completion of the baccalaureate in the liberal arts Aug. 26, 2022
Department of State Increase Palestinian groups' English language skills, understanding of American cultures, values, society and/or current issues through exposure to information on those topics Aug. 22, 2022
Department of State Combat disinformation and malign narratives spread via social and traditional media in Ukraine Aug. 19, 2022
John Templeton Foundation Address the spiritual yearnings, existential concerns and search for meaning of spiritually curious but nonreligious individuals and communities Aug. 19, 2022
Sociological Initiatives Foundation Supports research projects that investigate laws, policies, institutions, regulations, and normative practices that may limit equality in the United States and its territories; and also supports research that furthers language learning and behavior and its intersection with social and policy questions Aug. 16, 2022
Department of State Analyze how Mandarin language disinformation works on Youtube Aug. 12, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports institutions that provide fellowships for advanced humanities research in the U.S. and abroad, foster communities of intellectual exchange among participating scholars and provide access to resources that might otherwise not be available to the participating scholars Aug. 10, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports collaboration between media producers and scholars to develop humanities content and to prepare documentary films, radio and podcasts Aug. 10, 2022
National Endowment for the Arts Select a cooperator to administer the NEA's Independent Film and Media Arts Field-Building Initiative Aug. 9, 2022
National Endowment for the Arts Supports activities that integrate arts, culture and design into local efforts that strengthen communities Aug. 4, 2022
Development of State Foster the development of online English language learning and teaching in Ukraine Aug. 3, 2022
Wenner-Gren Foundation Supports partnerships that empower those who have historically been among those researched in anthropology, rather than researchers themselves Aug. 1, 2022
Library of Congress Supports contemporary cultural documentation focusing on the culture and traditions of diverse, often underrepresented communities in the US Aug. 1, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports projects that provide an essential underpinning for scholarship, education and public programming in the humanities July 19, 2022
Sexual Violence Research Initiative Supports innovative research on violence against women and violence against children in low- and middle-income countries and to encourage debate in the field July 19, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services Identify and implement innovative strategies to enhance language access services in healthcare July 15, 2022
Department of State Develop a global campaign to protect academic freedom and freedom of expression July 15, 2022
Department of Education The Fulbright-Hays FRA Fellowship Program funds faculty members seeking to improve their area studies and foreign language skills by conducting research abroad July 13, 2022
Department of State Administer a high-quality, coherent online professional development program for selected instructors at pedagogical colleges and universities in Ukraine July 11, 2022
National Endowment for the Arts Supports public engagement with, and access to, various forms of art across the nation July 7, 2022
American Philosophical Society Supports projects aiming to increase the presence and participation of women, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ people, people with disabilities, people of low socioeconomic status, and other underrepresented groups at all levels of philosophy June 30, 2022
Holberg Prize Recognizes outstanding individual contributions to humanities, social sciences, law, and theology June 15, 2022
Mellon Foundation Supports emerging and established Puerto Rican writers of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and children’s literature June 13, 2022
National Archives and Records Administration Seeks projects that will significantly improve public discovery and use of major historical records collections June 8, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats June 8, 2022
Department of Justice Develop a toolkit for the field that will inform organizations on how to better serve transgender people, in a culturally responsive and trauma-informed way June 1, 2022
Department of Education Provides grants for planning, developing and carrying out projects to strengthen and improve undergraduate instruction in international studies and foreign languages in the US May 31, 2022
National Endowment for the Arts Recognizes artistic excellence, lifetime achievement and contributions to our nation's traditional arts heritage May 31, 2022
Department of State Provide program support for peaceful uses of nuclear energy in the form of administrative and logistics support and coordination of activities for the sustained dialogue May 30, 2022
Department of State Better enable civil society and human rights defenders to promote and defend democracy and human rights through evidence-based advocacy May 23, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports the development of knowledge and skills among professionals responsible for preserving and establishing access to humanities collection May 17, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports the design, purchase, construction, restoration or renovation of facilities for humanities activities May 17, 2022
Department of State Arts-based, international people-to-people exchanges that support and further U.S. Department of State foreign policy and the Interim National Security Strategy goals of strengthening democratic values around the globe by demonstrating the power of creative free expression May 16, 2022
Department of State Carry out programs in support of activities that forge and/or strengthen connections between the people of China and the United States May 16, 2022
Academy of American Poets Recognizes the most outstanding book of poetry published in the United States in the previous calendar year May 15, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Strengthen the teaching and study of the humanities at institutions of higher education by developing new humanities programs May 9, 2022
Henry Luce Foundation Supports scholarly loan exhibitions that significantly advance the study and understanding of art of the United States, including all facets of Native American art April 30, 2022
Department of State Defend the online freedom of expression of anticorruption activists, whistleblowers and investigative journalists in Ukraine and Moldova April 29, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Accepting applications for the Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan program April 27, 2022
Department of Education Establish, strengthen and operate centers that serve as resources for improving the Nation's capacity for teaching and learning foreign languages April 25, 2022
National Endowment for the Arts Supports small organizations for projects in all artistic disciplines that extend the reach of the arts to populations that are underserved April 21, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports individual scholars pursuing significant humanities projects that require digital expression and digital publication April 20, 2022
Department of State Supports a more resilient media ecosystem and builds capacity to mitigate the suppression of independent media and democratic values in select foreign countries April 18, 2022
Department of State Awards several prominent U.S. - Japan Fullbrighters with an "Ambassador's Award" April 15, 2022
Department of State Manage and administer programs designed to increase the number of Japanese students studying in U.S. undergraduate schools April 15, 2022
National Endowment for the Arts Supports activities that showcase US-based performing artists to arts presenters based outside of the US April 15, 2022
Department of State Awarding grants to translate books by American authors for U.S. Mission to Georgia April 13, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports individual scholars pursuing projects that embody exceptional humanistic research, rigorous analysis and clear writing April 13, 2022
Greater Good Science Center Distributing grants to journalists and nonfiction media producers who approach the topic of intellectual humility from a variety of angles and across a range of media Mar. 31, 2022
National Endowment for the Arts Cultivates a series of transdisciplinary research partnerships to produce and report empirical insights about the arts for the benefit of arts practitioners Mar. 28, 2022
National Endowment for the Arts Supports research studies that investigate the value and/or impact of the arts Mar. 28, 2022
American Council of Learned Societies Places recent humanities PhDs with nonprofit organizations promoting social justice in their communities Mar. 28, 2022
National Endowment for the Arts Offers grant funding for longer-term research agendas Mar. 28, 2022
Institute of Museum and Library Services Supports projects that address critical needs of the library and archives fields and have the potential to advance practice in these professions to strengthen library and archival services for the American publics Mar. 25, 2022
National Endowment for the Arts Enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel and general career advancement in poetry Mar. 10, 2022
National Parks Service Provides funding for the preservation of collections Mar. 10, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports national or regional training programs for scholars, humanities professionals and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities Mar. 2, 2022
Open Society Foundations Supports lawyers, advocates, grassroots organizers, researchers, and others with unique perspectives to undertake full-time criminal justice reform projects at the local, state, and national levels (Advocacy); or writers, print and broadcast journalists, artists, filmmakers, and other individuals with distinctive voices proposing to complete media projects that engage and inform, spur debate and conversation, and catalyze change on important U.S. criminal justice issues Mar. 2, 2022
JM Kaplan Fund Supports writing, research, editing, design, indexing, photography, illustration, and printing and binding of nonfiction books about the city; natural and historic resources; art, architecture, and design; cultural history; and civil liberties and other public issues of the day Mar. 1, 2022
Samuel H. Kress Foundation Supports efforts to integrate new technologies into the practice of art history and the creation of important online resources in art history, including both textual and visual resources Mar. 1, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Accepting applications for professional development programs that convene higher education faculty from across the nation in order to deepen and enrich their understanding of significant topics in the humanities and enrich their capacity for effective scholarship and teaching Feb. 22, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports fieldwork and other activities relevant to recording, documenting and archiving endangered languages, including the preparation of lexicons, grammars, text samples and databases Feb. 15, 2022
American Council of Learned Societies Supports projects that diversify the digital domain, advance justice and equity in digital scholarly practice, and/or contribute to public understanding of racial and social justice issues Feb. 15, 2022
Department of Education Establish, strengthen and operate comprehensive and undergraduate centers that will be national resources for the modern language field Feb. 14, 2022
Department of Education Allocates academic year and summer fellowships to assist meritorious undergraduate and graduate students receiving modern foreign language training in combination with area studies, international studies or the international aspects of professional studies Feb. 14, 2022
National Endowment for the Arts Funds arts projects in a range of disciplines Feb. 10, 2022
Department of Education Promotes, improves and develops the study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the United States Jan. 26, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports innovative, experimental and/or computationally challenging digital projects, leading to work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching and public programming in the humanities Jan. 14, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Help improve the ability to preserve and care for significant humanities collections

Jan. 13, 2022

National Endowment for the Humanities Create a national digital resource of historically significant newspapers published between 1690 and 1963 from all 56 states and U.S. jurisdictions Jan. 13, 2022
National Endowment for the Arts Supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry or drama from other languages into English Jan. 12, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports projects that bring the ideas of the humanities to life for general audiences through public programming Jan. 12, 2022
American Council of Learned Societies Take up two-year positions at select institutions in ACLS's Research University Consortium for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 academic years Jan. 12, 2022
American Council of Learned Societies Offers an integrated set of fellowship and grant competitions supporting work that will expand the understanding and interpretation of Buddhist thought Jan. 11, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports the creation of well-researched nonfiction books in the humanities written for the broad public

Dec. 15, 2021

Samuel H. Kress Foundation Supports scholarly projects with the potential to enhance the appreciation and understanding of European art and architecture from antiquity to the early nineteenth century Dec. 15, 2021
Carl and Marilynn Thoma Foundation Supports innovative projects and original ideas that have the potential to advance scholarship in the arts and provide promising insights into the fields of art that the foundation collects, including Art of the Spanish Americas, Digital & Media Art, Japanese Bamboo, and Post-War Painting & Sculpture Dec. 15, 2021
American Council of Learned Societies Repair the damage done to publicly engaged humanities projects and programs by the social and economic disruption of the Covid-19 pandemic Dec. 7, 2021
National Endowment for the Humanities Aims to advance humanistic knowledge through sustained collaboration between two or more scholars

Dec. 1, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports collaborative teams who are editing, annotating and translating foundational humanities texts that are vital to learning and research but are currently inaccessible or are available only in inadequate editions or translations

Dec. 1, 2021

National Park Service Will fund a broad range of preservation projects for historic sites including: architectural services, historic structure reports, preservation plans and physical preservation to structures Dec. 1, 2021
National Park Service Will document, interpret and preserve the sites and stories related to the African American struggle to gain equal rights as citizens as well as the transatlantic slave trade Dec. 1, 2021
Library of Congress The Library will fund an Artist in Residence or a Scholar in Residence in 2021, 2022 and 2023 Nov. 22, 2021
Department of State Open competition for projects that support Religious Freedom and combat antisemitism Nov. 22, 2021
Wellcome Collection Supports writers from underrepresented groups who have a big idea for a non-fiction book for general readers that engages with health and being human Nov. 22, 2021
Department of Health and Human Services Supports an E-Learning community and peer learning platform that uses multiple communication channels to build and strengthen violence prevention systems for the Division of Violence Prevention's funded recipients, sub-recipients and prevention practitioners nationally Nov. 17, 2021
National Endowment for the Humanities Program aims to award publishers a $5,500 grant to release open access digital editions of books whose underlying research was funded by one of the six NEH programs listed

Nov. 15, 2021

American Council of Learned Societies Supports interdisciplinary or cross-institutional collaborations that connect scholarship on religion to journalistic training and practice Nov. 15, 2021
Washington College Supports outstanding writing on American history and culture by both scholars and nonacademic authors Nov. 15, 2021
Department of the Interior Provides financial assistance to organizations and entities working preserve historic Japanese American confinement sites and their history Nov. 9, 2021
George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Supports early mid-career individuals, who have completed at least one major project and demonstrate potential to be future leaders in their fields as they focus on advancing new work in Film Studies or Photography Nov. 1, 2021
GRAMMY Foundation Supports efforts that advance the archiving and preservation of the music and recorded sound heritage of North America, and research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition Nov. 1, 2021
Wenner-Gren Foundation Supports research that demonstrates a clear link to anthropological theory and debates, and promises to make a solid contribution to advancing these ideas Nov. 1, 2021
Dan David Prize Recognizes outstanding scholars and practitioners engaged in exploring any aspect of the human past Nov. 1, 2021
Henry Luce Foundation Supports research, writing, and curriculum development in China studies Nov. 1, 2021
Institute for Research in the Humanities Supports scholars working in the humanities on European history, literature, philosophy, politics, religion, art and culture in the classical, medieval, and/or early modern periods before 1700 Oct. 28, 2021
American Council of Learned Societies Supports a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and interpretive social sciences in the last year of PhD dissertation writing Oct. 27, 2021
Institute for Citizens and Scholars Supports the increase in presence of minority junior faculty members and other faculty members committed to eradicating racial disparities in core fields in the arts and humanities through 6 to 12 month sabbatical grants Oct. 22, 2021
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war, in the belief that these sources can help U.S. military veterans and others think more deeply about the issues raised by war and military service Oct. 14, 2021
National Archives and Records Administration Seeks projects that encourage public engagement with historical records, including the development of new tools that enable people to engage online Oct. 6, 2021
National Archives and Records Administration Seeks projects that will significantly improve online public discovery and use of historical records collections Oct. 6, 2021
American Philosophical Society Supports the costs of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes; the purchase of microfilm, photocopies, or equivalent research materials; the costs associated with fieldwork; or laboratory research expenses Oct. 1, 2021
Pennsylvania Humanities Council Supports the growth and recovery of the humanities in Pennsylvania through planning, capacity building and creative programming Oct. 1, 2021
National Endowment for the Humanities Provides funding to conduct empirical research in the United States or abroad in order to answer questions of importance to the humanities Sept. 29, 2021
National Endowment for the Humanities The Summer Stipends program aims to stimulate new research in the humanities and its publication

Sept. 22, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports fieldwork and other activities relevant to recording, documenting and archiving endangered languages, including the preparation of lexicons, grammars, text samples and databases

Sept. 15, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports individual scholars for six to twelve months to pursue research on documentation and analysis of one or more endangered languages Sept. 15, 2021
Dedalus Foundation Supports critical and historical studies related to painting, sculpture and allied arts from 1940-1991, with a preference shown to Abstract Expressionism Sept. 15, 2021
Graham Foundation Supports production-related expenses that are necessary to take a Fine Arts project from conceptualization to realization and public presentation OR seed money for research-related expenses such as travel, documentation, materials, supplies, and other development costs Sept. 15, 2021
National Endowment for the Humanities Expand the role of the humanities in undergraduate education at two- and four-year institutions Sept. 14, 2021
National Endowment for the Arts Selecting an organization to assist the Arts Endowment with the 2022 NEA National Heritage Fellowship Awards program Sept. 3, 2021
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two consecutive months

Sept. 2, 2021

Andy Warhol Foundation Supports scholarly exhibitions at museums; curatorial research; visual arts programming at artist-centered organizations; artist residencies and commissions; arts writing and efforts to promote the health, welfare and first amendment rights of artists Sept. 1, 2021
Samuel H. Kress Foundation Supports scholarly projects that will enhance the appreciation and understanding of European art and architecture Sept. 1, 2021
Department of Education Identify or develop evidence-based literacy assessment tools and professional development activities for students at risk of not attaining full literacy skills due to a disability or developmental delay Sept. 1, 2021
Conference on College Composition and Communication  Supports proposals aimed at investigating key challenges that face literacy, communication, rhetoric, and writing instructors and administrators in their classrooms and programs Sept. 1, 2021
Conference on College Communication and Composition Supports the projects of early-career researchers with the potential to contribute to or affect discussions about literacy and writing instruction in and out of formal education Sept. 1, 2021
Department of Justice Aims to develop a podcast that meets the corrections-specific information needs of state and local governments and their stakeholders Aug. 23, 2021
John Templeton Foundation Invites submissions for proposals aimed at giving theologians, philosophers of religion and scholars in religious studies who work in Christian theology the opportunity to cross-train in psychological sciences Aug. 20, 2021
National Endowment for the Arts Intended to support day-to-day business expenses/operating costs, and not specific programmatic activities Aug. 12, 2021
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports collaboration between media producers and scholars to develop humanities content and to prepare documentary films, radio and podcasts that engage public audiences with humanities ideas

Aug. 11, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports documentary films up to 30 minutes that engage audiences with humanities ideas in appealing ways

Aug. 11, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences through in-person programming Aug. 11, 2021
Department of State Plan and carry out an English Lounge Series program at American Spaces in South Korea Aug. 6, 2021
Vaccine Confidence Fund Supports proposals that address this primary research question: How can social media be best utilized to better understand and increase vaccination confidence and uptake? Aug. 6, 2021
National Endowment for the Arts Our Town projects lay the groundwork for systemic changes that sustain the integration of arts, culture and design into local strategies for strengthening communities Aug. 5, 2021
Library of Congress send email to limited-submissions @andrew.cmu.edu Supports contemporary cultural documentation focusing on the culture and traditions of diverse, often underrepresented communities in the United States Aug. 4, 2021 for Email of Intent
Department of State Carry out a Journalism, Media Literacy and Countering Disinformation program to provide training to build journalist and blogger capacity in Niger through programs at the u.S. Embassy's American Spaces Aug. 1, 2021
The Pittsburgh Foundation Supports BIPOC artists in southwestern Pennsylvania through operating dollars to be spent at the artist’s discretion July 23, 2021
Templeton Religion Trust Supports conception and design of empirical and statistical studies of the cognitive significance of the arts with respect to spiritual realities and the discovery of new spiritual information

 July 19, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Strengthens efforts to extend the life of humanities collections and make their intellectual content widely accessible, often through the use of digital technology

July 15, 2021

National Science Foundation Supports basic science in the domain of human language encompassing investigations of the grammatical properties of individual human languages, and of natural language in general

July 15, 2021

National Archives and Records Administration Seeks projects that will significantly improve public discovery and use of major historical records collections

July 13, 2021

National Endowment for the Arts FY2022 Grants for Arts Projects July 8, 2021
Mellon Foundation Supports community-based archives that represent and serve marginalized communities July 2, 2021
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports innovative, experimental and/or computationally challenging digital projects at different stages of their lifecycles

June 24, 2021

Department of State Open competition to carry out media activities that support the current peace process and future reconciliation efforts in Kabul, Afghanistan

June 22, 2021

Mellon Foundation Fellowship supporting exemplary emerging and established Puerto Rican writers of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction and children's literature June 20, 2021
Department of State Submit proposals to develop and implement a 10-day reporting tour to the United States for up to five program participants representing a UK-based journalism training organization June 15, 2021
Holberg Prize Recognizes outstanding individual contributions to research in the arts and humanities, social sciences, law, and theology June 15, 2021
National Archives Seeks proposals for its new program for Collaborative Digital Editions in African American, Asian American, Hispanic American and Native American History

June 9, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats

June 9, 2021

Department of State Open competition for projects that support Religious Freedom globally

June 7, 2021

Library of Congress Seeks to use the Library of Congress collections to connect with those representing diverse communities, beliefs and endeavors to engage, inspire and inform Congress and the American people

May 28, 2021

National Endowment for the Arts Selects an organization to administer a program that brings U.S. mayors together with design professionals in workshops to assist mayors with urban design challenges, to promote design excellence and to enhance the livability of communities across the country

May 24, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Accepting applications for the five Humanities Initiatives programs

May 20, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports the development of knowledge and skills among professionals responsible for preserving and establishing access to humanities collections

May 18, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports the design, purchase, construction, restoration or renovation of facilities for humanities activities, or the maintenance, modernization and sustainability of existing digital scholarly projects and platforms

May 18, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Assist institutions and organizations working in the humanities that have been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic

May 14, 2021

Department of State Seeking applications for promoting gender equality by addressing gender disparities in popular Indian films and the film industry

May 4, 2021

Whiting Foundation Provides general operating support for organizations with established track records sparking robust engagement with the humanities among US high-school students

May 3, 2021

Department of State Combat the scourge of fake news and disinformation for a secure Indo-Pacific region by promoting a robust and responsible media environment

Apr. 30, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports individual scholars pursuing significant humanities projects that require digital expression and digital publication

Apr. 28, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Accepting applications for the Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan program

Apr. 28, 2021

Department of State Lead a series of workshop introducing Japanese participants to contemporary American online work environments

Apr. 28, 2021

National Endowment for the Arts Offers support primarily to small organizations for projects in all artistic disciplines that extend the reach of the arts to populations that are underserved

Apr. 22, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources

Apr. 18, 2021

Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh Supports Black artists and Black-led organizations as they help create a vibrant cultural life in Pittsburgh and the region

Apr. 16, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships provide recipients time to conduct research or to produce books, monographs, peer-reviewed articles, e-books, digital materials, translations with annotations or a critical apparatus, or critical editions resulting from previous research

Apr. 14, 2021

Department of State Open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support and strengthen independent media outlets in Moldova

Apr. 5, 2021

Department of Education Provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies

Apr. 5, 2021

Department of State Open competition for organizations to submit proposals for English teacher training projects to improve the communicative English language teaching skills of Japanese elementary and secondary school teachers

Mar. 31, 2021

Department of State Manage and administer programs designed to increase the number of Japanese students studying in the United States and to foster English learning opportunities

Mar. 31, 2021

Department of State Invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the United States and Italy through cultural and exchange programming that highlight shared values and promote bilateral cooperation

Mar. 31, 2021

National Endowment for the Arts Invites applicants to engage with the agency's five-year research agenda through two funding opportunities for research projects

Mar. 29, 2021

Terra Foundation Supports in-person exchanges such as workshops, symposia, and colloquia that advance scholarship in the field of American art (circa 1500–1980), with at least one third of the participants coming from outside the United States

Mar. 16, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Limited competition designed to make outstanding humanities books available to a wide audience

Mar. 15, 2021

Department of Education Promote, improve and develop the study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the United States

Mar. 15, 2021

National Endowment for the Arts Offers $25,000 grants in prose and poetry to published creative writers that enable recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel and general career

Mar. 10, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Accepting applications for professional development programs that convene higher education faculty from across the nation in order to deepen and enrich their understanding of significant topics in the humanities and enrich their capacity for effective scholarship and teaching

Mar. 9, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports a series of one-week workshops for K-12 educators across the nation to enhance and strengthen humanities teaching at the K-12 level

Mar. 9, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports national or regional (multi-state) training programs for scholars, humanities professionals and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities

Mar. 2, 2021

Samuel H. Kress Foundation Supports projects that create and disseminate specialized knowledge, including archival projects, the development of scholarly databases, documentation projects, museum exhibitions and publications, photographic campaigns, scholarly catalogs and publications, and technical and scientific studies about European art and architecture, from antiquity to the early nineteenth century

Mar. 1, 2021

Samuel H. Kress Foundation Supports the professional practice of art conservation, especially as it relates to European art of the pre-Modern era, including archival projects, the development and dissemination of scholarly databases, documentation projects, exhibitions and publications focused on art conservation, scholarly publications, and technical and scientific studies

Mar. 1, 2021

J.M. Kaplan Fund Supports writing, research, editing, design, indexing, photography, illustration, and/or printing and binding of nonfiction books about art, architecture, and design; cultural history, the city and related urban issues; and conservation and preservation

Mar. 1, 2021

National Endowment for the Arts Supports public engagement with, and access to, various forms of art across the nation, the creation of excellent art, learning in the arts at all stages of life and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life

Feb. 11, 2021

Department of Justice In a documentary film format, projects will take a historical look at interstate compact

Jan. 21, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports innovative, experimental and/or computationally challenging digital projects at different stages of their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and sustainability

Jan. 15, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Create a national digital resource of historically significant newspapers published between 1960 and 1963 from all the states and U.S. territories Jan. 14, 2021
National Endowment for the Humanities Accepting applications for the Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections program Jan. 14, 2021
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry or drama from other languages into English Jan. 13, 2021
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports the development, production and distribution of radio, podcast, television and long-form documentary film projects that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways

Jan. 6, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports the production and distribution of documentary films up to 30 minutes that engage audiences with humanities ideas in appealing ways

Jan. 6, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences through in-person programming Jan. 6, 2021
National Endowment for the Arts Select an organization to establish and administer the National Folklife Network

Dec. 17, 2020

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports the creation of well-researched nonfiction books in the humanities written for the broad public by offering grants to individual authors for research, writing, travel, and other activities leading to publication

Dec. 16, 2020

National Endowment for the Humanities Limited competition designed to make outstanding humanities books available to a wide audience - open to publishers who have published a book within the last three years whose research was supported by a one of the six designated NEH fellowship programs

Dec. 15, 2020

American Council of Learned Societies Supports digitally based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences 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 projects

Dec. 15, 2020

Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation Supports historical research on Venice and the former Venetian empire and/or for the study of contemporary Venetian society and culture

Dec. 15, 2020

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports collaborative teams who are editing, annotating and translating foundational humanities texts that are vital to learning and research but are currently inaccessible or are available only in inadequate editions or translations

Dec. 2, 2020

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports groups of two or more scholars seeking to increase humanistic knowledge through convenings, research, manuscript preparation for collaborative publications and the creation of scholarly digital projects

Dec. 2, 2020

Modern Language Association Graduate student MLA members, non-tenure-track faculty members and unemployed members are eligible to apply for grants that cover the full registration fee for the 2021 MLA convention

Dec. 1, 2020

Modern Language Association $1,000 grants to part-time faculty members to help them pay for expenses associated with their professional development

Nov. 16, 2020

The School of Social Science Become a member, pursue research and participate in seminars on "Political Mobilizations and Social Movements"

Nov. 1, 2020

American Council of Learned Societies Amplifies the broad potential of doctoral education in the humanities by supporting doctoral faculty as they pursue publicly engaged scholarship and advocate for diverse professional pathways for emerging PhDs

Oct. 28, 2020

The Henry Luce Foundation Deepens public understanding of religion by advancing innovative scholarship on religion in international contexts and equipping individual scholars and institutions of higher education with the capacities to connect their work to journalism and the media and to engage audiences beyond the academy

Oct. 28, 2020

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war, in the belief that these sources can help U.S. military veterans and others think more deeply about the issues raised by war and military service

Oct. 14, 2020

National Humanities Center Apply for a residential fellowship - fellows are given the freedom to work on projects while benefiting from the exceptional services of the Center

Oct. 8, 2020

Institute of Museum and Library Services Supports developing a diverse workforce of librarians to better meet the changing learning and information needs of the American public by enhancing the training/professional development of library and archives professionals; developing faculty and library leaders and recruiting, educating and retaining the next generation of library and archives professionals

Oct. 2, 2020

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports individual scholars for six to twelve months to pursue research on documentation and analysis of one or more endangered languages Sept. 30, 2020
National Endowment for the Humanities Expand the role of the humanities in undergraduate education at two- and four-year institutions Sept. 30, 2020
National Endowment for the Humanities Provide funding to conduct empirical research in the United States or abroad in order to answer questions of importance to the humanities Sept. 30, 2020
American Academy in Berlin The American Academy in Berlin invites applications for its residential fellowships for the academic year 2021/22 - they ask that candidates explain the relevance of a stay in Berlin to the development of their work. They will also award a Richard C. Holbrooke fellowship for a project that explores diplomatic approaches to resolving major global issues, from armed conflicts to environmental challenges to the impact of new technologies Sept. 25, 2020
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends program aims to stimulate new research in the humanities and its publication Sept. 23, 2020
Wyeth Foundation Supports book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of American art, visual studies, and related subjects under contract for publication. NB: Applications must be made by publishers, not authors

Sept. 15, 2020

Fulbright The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers more than 400 different opportunities to teach, research and conduct professional projects in over 135 countries

Sept. 15, 2020

National Institute of Corrections Review, update, and revise the following publications incorporating contemporary information, relevant research and data, best and promising practices, and modern graphics to prepare for release on a web-based platform

Sept. 3, 2020

Kress Foundation Supports scholarly projects that promote the appreciation, interpretation, preservation, study and teaching of European art from antiquity to the early 19th century

 Sept. 1, 2020

Conference on College Composition & Communication Supports projects that contribute to or affect discussions about literacy and writing instruction in and out of formal education

Sept. 1, 2020

Conference on College Composition & Communication Supports investigation of key challenges faced by literacy, communication, rhetoric, and writing instructors and administrators in their classrooms and programs

 Sept. 1, 2020

National Endowment for the Humanities Supports projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences through in-person programming Aug. 31, 2020
Department of State Open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program to provide digital education to African journalists Aug. 25, 2020
National Endowment for the Humanities Advance digital scholarship in cultural institutions such as museums, libraries, galleries, and archives Aug. 18, 2020
National Endowment for the Humanities Competition to make outstanding humanities books available to a wide audience - open to publishers who have published within the last three years (or will publish during the period of performance) a book whose research was supported by one of six NEH fellowship programs Aug. 17, 2020
National Endowment for the Humanities Support documentary films up to 30 minutes that engage audiences with humanities ideas in appealing ways Aug. 12, 2020
National Endowment for the Humanities Development, production and distribution of radio, podcast, television, and long-form documentary film projects that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways Aug. 12, 2020
National Endowment for the Humanities Projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences through in-person programming, analyze significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history Aug. 12, 2020
Department of Justice Creation of video vignettes that focus on brilliance in several of the fundamental aspects of correctional work will highlight the "Expected Practices" that have profound implications on an agency's culture and professional climate Aug. 4, 2020
Department of Defense Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, initiatives must be dignified and show a sensitivity and appreciation for the solemnity of war and the losses suffered by many July 31, 2020
Department of State Proposals to produce innovative content at the intersection of public history and digital media, highlighting Ukrainians’ personal stories of the country’s recent history July 17, 2020
Department of State Open competition for a cooperative agreement to manage and develop an online interactive platform for the FY 2020 Sudanese Folktale Project which supports English Language teaching through a series of short radio shows, and a series of complementary online activities July 17, 2020
National Endowment for the Humanities Strengthen the teaching and study of the humanities at institutions of higher education by developing new humanities programs, resources including those in digital format, or courses, or by enhancing existing ones July 16, 2020
National Endowment for the Humanities Create various reference resources that facilitate use of cultural materials, provide an essential underpinning for scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities July 15, 2020
Department of State Project that will build the capacity of journalists in South Asia July 2, 2020
National Endowment for the Humanities Innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging projects at different stages throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and sustainability June 30, 2020
National Endowment for the Humanities Interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats, such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments June 10, 2020
Ford Foundation Idea submission for projects grounded in reducing poverty and injustice, strengthening democratic values, promoting international cooperation, and advancing human achievement

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