Arts, Culture & Humanities

All RFPs in Arts, Culture & Humanities

Samuel H. Kress Foundation—2023 History of Art Institutional Fellowship

December 15, 2022

The History of Art Grants program supports scholarly projects that will enhance the appreciation and understanding of European works of art and architecture from antiquity to the early 19th century. Grants are awarded to projects that create and disseminate specialized knowledge, including archival projects, development and dissemination of scholarly databases, documentation projects, museum exhibitions and publications, photographic campaigns, scholarly catalogues and publications, and technical and scientific studies. 

New England Foundation for the Arts—2023 National Theater Project Creation & Touring Grant

January 04, 2023

Modeled on NEFA’s National Dance Project, NTP not only provides funding but also animates an informed, interactive network of producing theaters, presenters, and ensembles that promote the funded projects and the development of the field as a whole. Projects are supported through Creation & Touring Grants, which fund creation and preparation for touring of devised projects and Presentation Grants, which are awarded to presenters by the artist and support up to 50% of the artistic fee for NTP projects. 

The Leakey Foundation—2023 Research Grants

January 10, 2023

The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research related to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to exploratory phases of promising new research projects that meet the stated purpose of the Foundation. 

Cisco Research and Open Innovation - Career/ Life Paths of Women in Engineering

Career/ Life Paths of Women in Engineering, Computer Science, and Data Science/ Applied Mathematics

Searle Freedom Trust—Grants

The Searle Freedom Trust is primarily interested in supporting domestic public policy research. Recognizing that good policymaking relies on the availability of high-quality research, the foundation invests primarily in scholarship that results in the publication of books, journal articles, and policy papers. Funding is typically provided in the form of research grants, fellowships, and other types of targeted project support.

Clif Bar Family Foundation—Small Grants for Organizational Support

These grants are awarded for general organizational support as well as funding for specific projects.  

Arnold Ventures—2023 Randomized Controlled Trials to Evaluate Social Programs Whose Delivery Will be Funded by Government or Other Entities

Arnold Ventures’ (AV) Evidence-Based Policy team invites grant applications to conduct randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of social programs in any area of U.S. policy in which: (i) AV will fund the RCT, and government or another entity will fund the program’s delivery; and (ii) The RCT meets the additional selection criteria set out below. 

Arnold Ventures—2023 Rigorous Impact Evaluations of Student Success Programs and Practices in Higher Education

This Request for Proposals—a joint effort of AV’s Higher Education and Evidence-Based Policy initiatives— seeks grant applications to conduct rigorous impact evaluations of programs and practices (“interventions”) to promote college success in the United States that fall into one of three tiers: (i) The intervention is backed by promising prior evidence suggesting it could produce sizable impacts on important student success outcomes (e.g., student learning, persistence, degree or certificate completion, job placement, post-college earnings, and debt burden); (ii) The intervention is widely adopted in practice, but has not yet been rigorously evaluated and its impacts on key student success outcomes are thus largely unknown; or (iii) The intervention is growing in use and likely to become widely adopted, but has not yet been rigorously evaluated. 

Arnold Ventures—2023 Randomized Controlled Trials of Criminal Justice Programs and Practices

Arnold Ventures (AV) is a nonpartisan philanthropy whose core mission is to invest in evidence-based solutions that maximize opportunity and minimize injustice. This Request for Proposals—a joint effort of AV’s Criminal Justice and Evidence-Based Policy initiatives—seeks grant applications to conduct randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of criminal justice programs and practices (“interventions”) in the United States that fall into one of three tiers: