Research funding opportunities

RISD Research

Find support for your research, including updates and new funding opportunities at the RISD Research website. While there, search our improved funding database, SPINPlus, to receive notifications that match your unique research interests.

Upcoming Funding Opportunities:

NSF/Intel Partnership on Visual and Experiential Computing (VEC)

What:  To foster novel, transformative, multidisciplinary approaches that promote research in VEC technologies.
When: February 20, 2015
How Much: Small projects with funding from $500,000 to $1,000,000 per project; Medium projects with funding from $1,000,001 to $2,000,000 per project; and Large projects with funding from $2,000,001 to $3,000,000.

Rhode Island Council for the Humanities

What:  Grants in support of public humanities projects, documentary film, civic education initiatives, and individual research.
When: February 1, 2015 for mini grants.
How Much: Up to $2,000 for mini grants. Grants for over $2,000 are also available and are due January 15, 2015.

Upcoming Partnered Research Opportunities:

Lego Education Research Studio- Spring 2015 Registration, with approval of instructors.


Contact Josephine Martell at to schedule a meeting to discuss grant funded research interests and for general questions about research or to discuss partnering with RISD, contact Eliot Bassett-Cann via

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