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Grants and Sponsored Research

Funding Resources

Please consult the following list of funding resources organized by area of support:

Business and Entrepreneurship

Kauffman Foundation

Calvin K. Kazanjian Foundation


Brady Education Foundation

The Braitmayer Foundation

Helios Education Foundation

Institute of Education Sciences (IES)

Kauffman Foundation

Charles G. Koch Foundation

Lumina Foundation

National Art Education Association

Spencer Foundation

Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (U.S. Department of Education)

Stuart Foundation

Toyota U.S.A. Foundation

U.S. Department of Education

Fine Arts

The Howard Foundation

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)  

Museums for America Program of the IMLS 

Lannan Foundation

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (Art History, Conservation, & Museums)

National Art Education Association

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

Smithsonian Institution Office of Fellowships and Internships

Health & Wellness

Aetna Foundation

CVS Caremerk Community Grants

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

American Philosophical Society Grants

Blakemore Foundation

Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Franklin Research Grants

H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online

The Huntington Library

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)  

Lannan Foundation

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

National Humanities Center

Phillips Fund for Native American Research

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Astellas USA Foundation

Cottrell Scholar Awards (RCSA)

Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation

The Eppley Foundation for Research

Honda Corporation Foundation

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Summer Faculty Research Fellowship

National Academy of Sciences (NAS)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Research Corporation for Science Advancement

Toyota U.S.A. Foundation

Verizon Foundation

Social Sciences

Social Science Research Council

Sociological Initiatives Foundation

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

Wenner-Gren Foundation

Multiple Areas of Support

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Laura & John Arnold Foundation

Association of American Colleges & Universities

Associated Colleges of the Midwest

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University

Chicago Community Trust

Drum Foundation

Fulbright Scholar Program 

Global Studies Foundation

Hearst Foundation

Joyce Foundation

Kresge Foundation 

Lawrence Foundation

MetLife Foundation

The National Academy of Sciences

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

The Newberry Library

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University

RGK Foundation

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Smithsonian Institution Office of Fellowships and Internships

U.S. Bank Foundation

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

W.T. Grant

Xerox Foundation