Funding Research Opportunities, May 29 2013

Upcoming Funding Opportunities:

The Mazda Foundation

What: Grants to USA non-profit organizations that provide innovative and high-quality programs, with a specific focus on the following areas: social welfare, education and literacy, scientific research, environmental conservation and cross-cultural understanding.

When: July 1, 2013

How Much: No limit stated.

NEH Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

What: Grants are available to USA non-profits, government agencies, universities, and others for projects that help preserve and make accessible to the public a variety of humanities collections including manuscripts, books, photographs, sound recordings, moving images, archeological and ethnographic artifacts and more.

When: July, 18, 2013

How Much: Implementation projects: Up to $350,000; Foundation projects: up to $40,000.

The Ideas That Matter Grant Program

What: Grants to support USA and Canadian designers who are working to produce effective communication materials that support the mission of a non-profit organization and that inspire people to take action.

When: July, 19, 2013

How Much: $5,000-$50,000.

Doris Duke Building Demand for the Arts Grants

What: Grants to artists and arts organizations working together to increase demand for and interest in jazz, theater and contemporary dance.

When: August 2, 2013

How Much: Exploration grants in the amounts of $20,000 or $40,000.

Rhode Island Council for the Humanities

RICH grants support various phases of public humanities projects (from research and development to production) and many kinds of public humanities projects (from live discussion and presentation programs to broadcast media programs).


Proposal Writing Basics Webinar. Offered by the Foundation Center. Watch it here

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Reminder: Search our funding database, SPINPlus, which has been upgraded with better features and search capabilities. Access it here to see the new changes or to create a profile.

Questions? Please contact Patti Phillips at with any questions pertaining to state or federal funding opportunities and Pamela Harrington, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, at for any private foundation questions.


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