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Funding Opportunities

The grants office provides faculty grant seekers with access to several databases of funding opportunities. These include:

  • The Foundation Center: Access to foundation directory is password-protected; contact the grants office staff for more information.
  • Search for government grants.

The following major funders typically have grant opportunities available in the arts and humanities or natural and social sciences:

Arts and Humanities

American Philosophical Society

The Fulbright Scholar Program

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Henry Luce Foundation

Massachusetts Cultural Council

Massachusetts Department of Education

National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Humanities 

New England Foundation for the Arts

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Surdna Foundation

U.S. Department of Education

United States Institute of Peace

Sciences (Natural and Social)

American Council of Learned Societies

The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation

The Fulbright Scholar Program

Henry Luce Foundation

Massachusetts Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs

National Institutes of Health

National Science Foundation

Research Corporation for Science Advancement

Social Science Research Council

Surdna Foundation

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Department of Justice

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Find a funding opportunity? Ready to start writing your proposal? Contact us at We look forward to working with you!

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