RISD Research Update (02/07/17)

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.


Current Research Opportunities:

Natonal Book Foundation Seeks Nominations for Innovations in Reading Prize

What: Each year, the National Book Foundation recognizes individuals and institutions that have developed innovative means of creating and sustaining a lifelong love of reading. In addition to promoting the best of American literature through the National Book Awards, the foundation seeks to expand the audience for literature in America.

When: Applications are due by the end of the day on February 28, 2017.

How much: The winner will receive $10,000 and be featured prominently on the foundation’s website and in other digital publicity.


J.M. Kaplan Fund Offers Grants to Nonprofit Publishers

What: Through its Furthermore program, the J.M. Kaplan Fund supports nonfiction book publishing about the urban experience; natural and historic resources; art, architecture, and design; cultural history; and civil liberties and other public issues.

When: Applications are due March 1, 2017.

How much: Individual grants range from $1,500 to approximately $15,000 and may be used to support writing, research, editing, design, indexing, photography, illustration, and/or printing and binding.


RISCA Grants for Organizations

What: Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) recognizes the invaluable role that Rhode Island’s non-profit organizations play in creating a vibrant and inclusive place to live. RISCA aims to strengthen and sustain this sector through our grants and services to organizations, helping to ensure a lasting creative community for all Rhode Islanders.

When: Application deadline varies depending on grant applying for. Please see specific grant for details.

How much: Grant amounts vary depending on grant applying for. Small to large grants are available.



Contact Daniel Hewett via dhewett@risd.edu.

RISD Research 02.07.17

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