Field-Specific Grants

KEY – FUNDING TYPES

§  G – Grants

§  C – Career Awards

§  F – Fellowships

§  O – Other

ORGANIZATION

FUNDING TYPE

National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Various Funding Mechanisms – See Web Site

Specialized Program of Translational Research in Stroke (SPOTRIAS) P50 Program Award

G

C

F

O

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

Grants-in-Aid, Senior Personnel Awards, Visiting Scientist Awards, Nursing Research Fellowships

G

C

F

O

UK: The Stroke Association

Stroke Research Awards

G

The Hazel K. Goddess Fund for Stroke Research in Women

Stroke Research Awards

G

 

Related Research Areas

 

Anesthesiology

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research

Many grant and fellowship opportunities.

G

F

Biology

GRANT DESCRIPTION/ELIGIBILITY DEADLINE
Dart Foundation

Website

  • The Foundation seeks to advance and encourage youth education
  • Grants are made to organizations only
March 16, June 15, Sept 15, & Dec 15

 

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Website

  • Grants are available to support actions identified on the website program list

 

Program specific

 

 

National Geographic

Website

 

 

 

  • Applicants are expected to have advanced degrees (PhD or equivalent) and be associated with an educational organization or institution
  • All applicants are expected to have published a minimum of three articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals
At least 8 months in advance of anticipated project dates

 

 

 

Earnest F. Hollings Ocean Awareness Trust Fund

Website

  • Fund promotes public involvement and understanding of the benefits of the oceans to current and future generations

 

2015 deadline not yet posted [Team ocean Grant]

 

 

The Entomological Foundation

Website

 

 

  • Applicant must be a postdoctoral member of the Entomological Society of America with at least one year of promising work experience
  • Priority given to researchers working in insect control by attractants, repellents, biological controls, thermocontrols, or chemical controls
July 1

 

 

 

 

The Eppley Foundation for Research

Website

 

  • The Foundation supports research by PhDs with an established record of publication in their specialties
  • Any applicant must be associated with a recognized educational or research institution
Oct 15 or April 15

 

 

 

 

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation

Research Grants

G

Chemistry

GRANT DESCRIPTION/ELIGIBILITY DEADLINE
Dart Foundation

Website

  • The Foundation seeks to advance and encourage youth education
  • Grants are made to organizations only
March 16, June 15, Sept 15, & Dec 15
The Eppley Foundation for Research

Website

  • The Foundation supports research by PhDs with an established record of publication in their specialties
  • Any applicant must be associated with a recognized educational or research institution
Oct 15 or April 15

 

 

Clinical Research Including Stroke

William Randolph Hearst Foundations

Health Program

G

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Doris Duke Innovation in Clinical Research Award

G

The Wellcome Trust

Noncommunicable Diseases in Developing and Restructuring Countries

G

Community and International Development

GRANT DESCRIPTION/ELIGIBILITY DEADLINE
Consumers Energy

Website

 

 

  • Grants are awarded for capital funding and innovative projects and activities that align with the five focus areas: social welfare, community and civic development, education, Michigan growth and environmental enhancement, and culture and the arts
Ongoing

 

 

 

Dart Foundation

Website

  • The Foundation seeks to advance and encourage youth education
  • Grants are made to organizations only
March 16, June 15, Sept 15, & Dec 15
Farver Foundation

Website

  • Foundation does not fund academic research, conferences or exhibits

 

Ongoing

 

Ford Foundation

Website

Grant Application Guide

  • The Foundation funds work relevant to their eight initiatives: 1) democratic and accountable government, 2) economic fairness, 3) educational opportunity and scholarship, 4) freedom of expression, 5) human rights, 6) metropolitan opportunity, 7) sexuality and reproductive health and rights, 8) sustainable development
Ongoing

 

 

 

Ford Motor Company Fund

Website

FAQ

  • The Ford fund supports not-for-profit organizations in three major areas: Education, Auto-Related Safety Education and Community Development
Ongoing

 

 

The Ella George Children’s Foundation

Website

  • The Foundation supports initiatives and programs that enhance the lives of children with positive and measurable outcomes
Ongoing

 

 

The Violet Jabara Charitable Trust

Website

  • The Trust supports organization which work in developing countries in the Middles East.
  • The Trust also supports American organizations which promote deeper understanding of Middle Eastern issues and culture
Ongoing

 

 

 

Transformation Initiative Research GrantWebsite

 

  • Purpose of grant is to fill data and information gaps, and to begin to develop and evaluate policy alternatives that communities can adopt to facilitate decision making about various community investments
Contact regional office

 

 

 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Website

Highest scoring applications

  • Website provides a list of various awards, grants, and fellowships

 

 

 

Grant specific

 

Diabetes

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Research Grants, Innovative Grants, Training Awards

G

C

F

O

American Diabetes Association

Research Awards, Clinical Research Awards, Career Development Awards, Junior Faculty Awards, Postdoctoral Fellowships, Medical Scholar and Physician-Scientist Awards

G

C

F

O

 

 Education

GRANT DESCRIPTION/ELIGIBILITY DEADLINE
Carnegie Corporation of New York

Website

 

  • The Carnegie Corporation has a funding program for “New Designs: Innovation in Classroom, School, College and System Design.” The program seeks innovative designs that use people, time, money, and technology differently in secondary and higher education
Ongoing

 

 

 

Consumers Energy

Website

 

 

  • Grants are awarded for capital funding and innovative projects and activities that align with the five focus areas: social welfare, community and civic development, education, Michigan growth and environmental enhancement, and culture and the arts
Ongoing

 

 

 

Hearst Foundations

Website

 

  • The Foundation funds educational institutions demonstrating uncommon success in preparing students to thrive in global society
  • Preference is given to higher education scholarships and professional development for faculty
Ongoing

 

 

Ford Motor Company FundWebsite

FAQ

  • The Ford fund supports not-for-profit organizations in three major areas: Education, Auto-Related Safety Education and Community Development
Ongoing

 

 

Spencer Foundation

Website

  • The Foundation supports research in severalareas of inquiry relating to education and educational systems
Dependent on area of inquiry

 

The Ella George Children’s Foundation

Website

  • The Foundation supports initiatives and programs that enhance the lives of children with positive and measurable outcomes
Ongoing

 

 

The Foundation for Adventist Education

Website

  • The Foundation supports scholarly activities that are based on a biblical worldview and advance the mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church
Ongoing

 

 

 

Emergency Medicine

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Numerous grant and fellowship opportunities

G

F

Geriatrics

American Federation for Aging Research

Research Grants, Faculty Scholars Program, Fellowship Programs, Medical Scholarship Programs

G

C

F

O

American Geriatrics Society

Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research on Health Outcomes in Geriatrics

F

The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging

Supports research aimed at helping reduce disability and frailty, and improve the quality of life and health outcomes for all older adults.

G

Grants for Women

GRANT ELIGIBILITY DEADLINE
American Association of University Women

Website

  • American Fellowships support women scholars who are completing dissertations, planning research leave from accredited institutions, or preparing research for publication
Grant specific

 

Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Inc.

Website

 

  • Fund awards small grants to individual feminist women in the arts whose work in some way focuses on women

 

June 30 for Nonfiction and Poetry

Dec 31 for Fiction, Visual Art and Mixed Genre

Healthcare

GRANT DESCRIPTION/ELIGIBILITY DEADLINE
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

Website

  • PI must be AAHPERD member

 

 

 

January 2016

 

 

 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Website

  • The Foundation seeks to improve the health and health care of all Americans in the following areas: childhood obesity, coverage, human capital, pioneer, public health, quality/equality, and vulnerable populations
Grant specific

 

 

Interdisciplinary / Multidisciplinary

GRANT ELIGIBILITY DEADLINE
Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Research Grant

Website

Grant Guidelines

  • The HFG foundation supports research in any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities relating to the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression
August 1
Human Frontier Science Program

Website

  • The program provides grants for teams of scientists from different countries who wish to combine their expertise in innovative approaches to questions that could not be answered by individual laboratories
Announced December 2015
Issachar Fund Initiative

Website

 

  • The fund currently supports research in the following fields of enquiry: creation and the world of science; medical care and human dignity; human flourishing in a technological world; creation care
Contact info@issacharfund.org

 

 

The Social Science Research Council

Website

  • Website provides a list of various awards, grants, and fellowships

 

Grant specific

 

 

United States Institute of Peace

Website

 

 

  • The Institute funds projects focused on preventing, managing, and resolving violent conflict in settings outside the U.S.
  • Institute supports innovative peacebuilding projects involving research, identification of promising models and effective practices, etc.
Grant specific

 

 

 

Neurological Surgery

American Academy of Neurological Surgeons

Young Clinician Investigator Awards and Research Fellowships

G

F

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Fellowships for residents, neurosurgeons who have recently completed training, and established neurosurgeons.

F

Neuroscience

McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience

McKnight Memory and Brain Disorders Awards

G

C

Nursing

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Awards grants in support of clinical research related to acute care.

G

American Nurses Association

Ethnic Minority Fellowship Program

F

Physical Therapy

Foundation for Physical Therapy

McMillan Doctoral Award, the Promotion of Doctoral Studies program, and the New Investigator Fellowships Training Initiative.

G

F

O

Physics

GRANT DESCRIPTION/ELIGIBILITY DEADLINE
American Institute of Physics Prize for Industrial Applications of Physics

Website

  • Candidate must be nominated
  • Prize is awarded for successful applications of physics to proven innovative technologies in the form of a product, process, or tool

 

2015-16 Nomination deadline

 

 

Dart Foundation

Website

 

  • The Foundation seeks to advance and encourage youth education
  • Grants are made to organizations only
March 16, June 15, Sept 15, & Dec 15

 

Fund for Astrophysical Research

Website

 

 

 

  • Grants support research in astronomy and are awarded for the acquisition of astronomical equipment, computer time, computer hardware or software that will be used in research
  • The FAR does not fund equipment intended only for teaching, publication costs or travel costs to attend meetings
Oct. 2015

 

 

 

 

 

IEEE Foundation

Website

 

 

  • IEEE supports projects that expand and enhance engineering, science and technology education opportunities
  • Does not fund requests for or that include capital equipment (items of $1500 or more)
March or August 2015

 

 

 

The Eppley Foundation for Research

Website

 

  • The Foundation supports research by PhDs with an established record of publication in their specialties
  • Any applicant must be associated with a recognized educational or research institution
Oct 15 or April 15

 

 

The Frederick and Florence Bauder Endowment for the Support of Physics Teaching

Website

  • Only AAPT members may apply

 

 

 

July 1, Dec 1

 

 

 

The Optical Society

Website

  • Website provides a list of various awards, grants, and fellowships

 

Grant specific

 

Sigma Pi Sigma Chapter Project Award

Website

 

  • Cash award of up to $500 to help fund activities
  • Award given for chapters that raise awareness of Sigma Pi Sigma, encourage inter-chapter activities, increase the induction of new members, etc.
Dec 15

 

 

 

Simons Fellows in Theoretical Physics

Website

  • The Simons Fellows program enables research leaves providing time away from teaching and administration
Sept 30, 2015

 

Semiconductor Research Corporation

Website

  • Website provides a list of various awards, grants, and fellowships

 

Grant Specific

Psychology

GRANT DESCRIPTION/ELIGIBILITY DEADLINE
American Psychological Foundation

Website

  • Website provides a list of various awards, grants, and fellowships

 

 

Grant specific

 

 

The James McKeen Cattell Fund

Website

  • Applicants must be currently tenured psychology professors
  • Applicants are eligible if they have not had a leave with pay for 5 years preceding the requested sabbatical leave
Dec 15, 2015

 

 

 

Spinal Cord Injury

Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation

Various research funding programs

G

O

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