Funding Opportunities and Resources for Faculty and Researchers
Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation/The Foundation for Alcohol Research
Biological and behavioral aspects of alcohol consumption and its effects.
Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy
Basic and clinical research regarding the development of gene therapy approaches to cancer.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences Visiting Scholars Program
Stimulate and support research conducted by scholars and practitioners who show promise of becoming leaders in their field, especially those who work on multidisciplinary topics.
American Association for Cancer Research
Basic, translational, clinical, and prevention research.
American Association of University Women
Promotes education and equity for all women and girls, lifelong education, and positive societal change.
American Cancer Society
Basic, preclinical, clinical, and epidemiological projects. Novel ideas or targeted to urgent problems with immediate human benefit.
American Chemical Society
ACS offers grants to support the advancement of the chemical sciences through research, education, and community projects. Learn how you can benefit.
American Council of Learned Societies
All disciplines of the humanities and social sciences, using the foreign language collection of the Library of Congress.
American Diabetes Association
Basic and clinical research to, prevent, treat and cure diabetes.
American Federation for Aging Research
Basic mechanisms of aging, including age-related diseases and common geriatric functional disorders; inter-relationships between aging and immunity.
American Health Assistance Foundation
Basic research related to these diseases related to aging: macular degeneration, glaucoma and Alzheimer's disease.
American Heart Association
Reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
American Historical Association
American, European, African or Asian History.
American Institute of Indian Studies
Assist scholars in their study of all aspects of Indian history, culture and contemporary life.
American Library Association
To promote the highest quality library and information services and public access to information.
American Lung Association
Health services research, behavioral research, epidemiology, pharmacology and medical ethics; pathogenic mechanisms, lung biology, Lung disease, Interstitial lung disease.
American Museum of Natural History
Ornithology (neontological and paleontological); marine zoology; wildlife conservation or natural history related to the activities of the American Museum; study any of the scientific collections at the American Museum.
American Physiological Society
Animal and human physiology.
American Psychological Association
Psychophysiological and behavioral research to explicate the concept of the human mind.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
Communication sciences and disorders.
American Youth Policy Forum
Significant issues in youth policy, practice, research or program evaluation focusing particularly on disadvantaged youth.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association
Cause, means of prevention and possible cure of ALS; clinical management, incl. speech/ communication, mobility/daily living, and mental health/psychosocial issues.
Research in arthritis-related fields.
Basic to clinical studies to increase knowledge in critical areas of autism.
Beckman (Arnold and Mabel) Foundation
Chemistry and the life sciences.
Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
The treatment and cure for spinal cord injuries.
Council of American Overseas Research Centers
Foster international scholarly exchange primarily through sponsership of fellowship programs which allow pre-doctoral and senior scholars to pursue independent re search important to the increase of knowledge and to our understanding of foreign cultures.
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
Etiology, pathogenesis, therapy and prevention of inflammatory bowel diseases.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Urban development and housing topics, including homeownership, housing market conditions, equal opportunity and access to housing, homelessness, faith- based and community-based partnerships, assisted housing programs.
Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice (DOJ, NIJ)
Knowledge of the confluence of crime, justice, and culture in various societal contexts.
Dreyfus (Camille & Henry) Foundation
Chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry.
Basic mechanisms, new therapeutic approaches, behavioral and psychosocial aspects of epilepsy.
Foundation for Child Development
Fundamental and policy-relevant research re: the development of immigrant children from birth to age ten.
Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies
Scholarly works with the potential for significant contributions to understanding of ancient Mesoamerican cultures and continuities among indigenous cultures in modern Mesoamerica.
Interdisciplinary Program in Bioethics.
Human Frontier Science Program
Basic research focused on complex mechanisms of living organisms using tools from biology, physics, mathematics, chemistry, computer science, and engineering.
Infectious Diseases Society of America
Support needed research in infectious diseases by promising young researchers who may not otherwise find funding as federal and other institutional research support becomes more difficult to obtain.
Dinosaur biology: anatomy, biogeography, ecology, evolution, taxonomy, etc.
Keats-Shelley Association of America
Research in the field of British Romanticism.
Lance Armstrong Foundation
Library of Congress
Humanistic and social science research.
March of Dimes
Programs fund several different types of research, all aimed at preventing birth defects and infant mortality. These programs include basic research into life processes, such as genetics and development; clinical research applied to prevention and treatment of specific birth defects and prematurity; the study of environmental hazards; and research in social and behavioral sciences relevant to our mission.
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA
Marine biology, biomedical and life sciences, environmental science, microscopy.
Microsoft Research (*nomination by provost required)
Security, interdisciplinary research, scientific computing, bioinformatics, computational biology, software engineering, and other areas in which computing transforms the discipline and advances the state of the art.
Mineralogical Society of America
Grant for Research in Crystallography.
Morris Animal Foundation
Research to protect, treat, and cure animals.
National Academy of Education
Improvement of education in all its forms.
National Hemophhilia Foundation
Gene therapy and other experimental strategies to understand and cure the hemophiliac.
Phi Beta Kappa Society Fellowships
Greek language, literature, history, or archaeology OR French language or literature.
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study-Harvard University
Create an academic community where individuals can oursue advanced work in any of the academic disciplines, professions, or creative arts.
Russell Sage Foundation
Devoted to research in the social sciences.
Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research
Improve the basic understanding of cancer biology and develop new methods for the prevention and treatment of cancer.
Sloan (Alfred P.) Foundation
Chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, economics, neuroscience, related interdisciplinary fields.
Smith Richardson Foundation
Policy issues re: school reform, child and youth development, income support, non-governmental approaches to social policy, public finance, criminal justice and urban policy, regulatory policy, and the political process.
Causes or cure for brain tumors; improved rates of survival and/or improved functional recovery of individuals with brain tumors.
The Relation between Education and Social Opportunity; Organizational Learning in Schools, School Systems, and Higher Education Institutions; Teaching, Learning, and Instructional Resources; and, Purposes and Values of Education.
University of California, Berkley
Comprehensive listing of funding opportunities for junior faculty compiled by UC Berkeley, sorted by funding agency.