Arts, Culture & Humanities

All RFPs in Arts, Culture & Humanities

Samuel H. Kress Foundation—History of Art Grant Program

December 15, 2019

The History of Art grant program supports scholarly projects that will enhance the appreciation and understanding of European art and architecture. 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. 

Samuel H. Kress Foundation—Conservation Grant Program

December 15, 2019

The Conservation program supports the professional practice of art conservation, especially as it relates to European art of the pre-modern era. Grants are awarded to projects that create and disseminate specialized knowledge, including archival projects, development and dissemination of scholarly databases, documentation projects, exhibitions and publications focusing on art conservation, scholarly publications, and technical and scientific studies.

American Council of Learned Societies—Digital Extension Grants

January 08, 2020

ACLS invites applications for ACLS Digital Extension Grants, which are made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This program supports digitally based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences. It is hoped that these grants will help 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 projects. 

William T. Grant Foundation—Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence

January 09, 2020

Studies on improving the use of research evidence should identify, build, and test strategies to ensure that research evidence is used in ways that benefit youth. We welcome ideas from social scientists across a range of disciplines, fields, and methodologies that can advance their own disciplines and fields and reveal insights about ways to improve the production and use of research evidence.   

William T. Grant Foundation—Research Grants on Reducing Inequality

January 09, 2020

The Foundation’s mission is to support research to improve the lives of young people ages 5-25 in the United States. One way that the Foundation pursues this mission is by investing in high-quality field-initiated studies on reducing inequality in youth outcomes. 

The Leakey Foundation—Human Origins Research Grants

January 10, 2020

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.  

The Spencer Foundation— Research Grants on Education: Large

January 14, 2020

This program is “field-initiated” in that proposal submissions are not in response to a specific request for a particular research topic, discipline, design, or method. The Foundation’s goal for this program is to support rigorous, intellectually ambitious and technically sound research that is relevant to the most pressing questions and compelling opportunities in education. They seek to support scholarship that develops new foundational knowledge that may have a lasting impact on educational discourse. 

National Geographic—Uncovering Human Origins in Asia and Africa

January 15, 2020

The goal of this fund is to encourage further investigation of hominid evolution in Africa and Asia, with preference given to projects in relatively unexplored parts of those continents. Preference will also be given to applicants who are residents or citizens of the country of fieldwork, as well as to projects with strong local capacity development components. 

The Rockefeller Foundation—The Food System Vision Prize

January 31, 2020

The Food System Vision Prize is an invitation for organizations across the globe to develop a Vision of the regenerative and nourishing food system that they aspire to create by the year 2050. 

Society of Family Planning Research Fund—Increasing Access to Medication Abortion in the US

February 14, 2020

In an effort to advance research on medication abortion, SFPRF is offering the Increasing Access to Medication Abortion in the US, Part II RFP. Central to this RFP is an understanding that individuals do not have equal access to medication abortion. People’s social locations (eg, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, gender, age, health, geography) are powerful determinants of abortion access.  

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