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CUNY Internal Funding Programs
PSC-CUNY Research Award Program
The Professional Staff Congress-City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) Research Award Program was established as a major vehicle for the University's encouragement and support of faculty research and leverage external funding. It seeks to enhance the University's role as a research institution, further the professional growth and development of its faculty, and provide support for both the established and the younger scholar. Awards are distributed by the University Committee on Research Awards, a faculty committee, and administered by the Research Foundation of CUNY. Preference is given to junior faculty in the allocation of funds.
Cycle 47 update: TBA
The purpose of the Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grant Program (C3IRG) is to support the research efforts of faculty, especially junior faculty, at the Community Colleges, and to encourage collaborations with faculty within and across the CUNY campuses.
Application Deadline: Next Deadline TBA // Deadline for submission to the Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs of the QCC Grant Proposal Information Form with draft narrative and budget is two weeks prior to official deadline.
For complete information on this program and proposal submission guidelines, please see http://www.cuny.edu/research/faculty-resources/internal-funding-programs/community-college-grant.html
Collaborative Incentive Research Grant (CIRG)
The Collaborative Incentive Research Grant Program (CIRG) funds faculty research projects in their preliminary stages. The program encourages an interdisciplinary approach with a focus on participation from two or more CUNY campuses. The primary goal is to seed research that will become the basis of new external grant proposals.
Application Deadline: 2016 Deadline TBA // Deadline for submission to the Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs of the QCC Grant Proposal Information Form with draft narrative and budget is two weeks prior to official deadline.
For complete information on this program and proposal submission guidelines, please see http://www.cuny.edu/research/faculty-resources/internal-funding-programs/collaborative-incentive-grant.html
National Endowment for the Humanities
Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants
The Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants program awards relatively small grants to support the planning stages of innovative projects that promise to benefit the humanities.
Proposals should be for the planning or initial stages of digital initiatives in any area of the humanities.
Application Deadline: September 16, 2015 for Projects Beginning May 2016
For complete information on this program and proposal submission guidelines, please see http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/digitalhumanitiesstartup.html
Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.
Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources.
Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two consecutive months.
Summer Stipends support projects at any stage of development.
Summer Stipends are awarded to individual scholars. Organizations are not eligible to apply.
Application Deadline: October 1, 2015 for Projects Beginning May 2016
For complete information on this program and proposal submission guidelines, please see
Research on Educational Improvement
The Spencer Foundation provides grants for research on the improvement of education. The Spencer Foundation’s research grant-making activities are organized through four Areas of Inquiry identified by the Foundation as having “fundamental and abiding importance for educational improvement.”
Funding Availability: The Spencer Foundation considers grant proposals up to $40,000/$50,000 and $50,001 up to $1,000,000.
Deadlines: The next deadline for Small Grant proposals is 4:00pm CST, Thursday, April 9, 2015. The following deadlines will be June 2, 2015 and August 20, 2015.
Letter of Intent for Lyle Spencer Research Awards: Advancing Understanding of Education Practice and Its Improvement is July 9th
Links to detailed descriptions of each Area of Inquiry and Strategic Initiative are linked to from this page: http://www.spencer.org/content.cfm/research
. Guidelines for the Areas of Inquiry and Strategic Initiatives can be found through this page: http://www.spencer.org/content.cfm/how-to-apply
The Allen Foundation makes grants for the following purposes:
- To fund relevant nutritional research.
- To support programs for the education and training of mothers during pregnancy and after the birth of their children, so that good nutritional habits can be formed at an early age.
- To assist in the training of persons to work as educators and demonstrators of good nutritional practices.
- To encourage the dissemination of information regarding healthful nutritional practices and habits.
Deadlines: Proposals received by December 31st will be considered for awards to be announced in June the following year.
For more information on the Allen Foundation, please visit https://www.allenfoundation.org/default.asp.