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


The College uses a “de minimis” indirect cost rate of 10% of the modified total direct cost.  Please consult with the Business Office for more information when preparing budgets.

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