Research Funding Opportunities, June 24 2013

Upcoming Funding Opportunities:

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, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts and more.
When: July 18, 2013
How much: Implementation projects: up to $350,000; Foundation projects: up to $40,000.

The Hearst Foundation
What: grants for nonprofit organizations addressing health, culture, education and social service. Funding is available for endowment, program support and capital grant support.
When: Ongoing, next review is in September.
How much: $30,000 – $250,000

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

Dizzy Feet Foundation Community Funding
What: Grants are available to USA non-profits, community, governmental, and other organizations to provide dance education to children in low-income and disadvantaged communities in order to allow them to experience dance, educate them about the many styles of dance, and expose them to the lifelong benefits of dance.
When: August 30, 2013
How much: No limit stated

Google Grants
What: The foundation, through its parent company, will allow selected applicants that provide services in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy and the arts, to open a free advertising account and utilize the company’s technology to gain more publicity.
When: Ongoing
How much: Up to $10,000 per month in internet advertising services.

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

Ongoing: Introduction to Grantseeking. Offered by the Foundation Center. Watch it here

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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