The Jacobs Research Funds - Grants
The Jacobs Research Funds (JRF) supports projects involving fieldwork with living aboriginal peoples of North and South America. Priority is given to research on endangered cultures and languages, and to research on the Pacific Northwest (the Pacific Coast from Northern California to Alaska and the Columbia Plateau in British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and Idaho). The JRF does not support research on non-aboriginal peoples, nor on peoples outside the Americas.
Charles Koch Foundation - Grants
The Charles Koch Foundation supports research that spurs social progress, well-being, and long-term prosperity. Although we invite proposals for a select number of issues, we encourage proposals for any research that shares the goals and vision of the Charles Koch Foundation.
Russell Sage Foundation - Behavioral Economics - Small Grants Program
The Russell Sage Behavioral Economics Roundtable offers small grants to support high quality research in behavioral economics and to encourage young investigators to enter this developing field. There are no limitations on the disciplinary background of the principal investigator, and the proposed research may address any economic topic. However, projects must contribute to the Foundation's mission to improve the social and living conditions in the U.S. Interdisciplinary efforts are welcome.
George Mason University - Institute for Humane Studies - Hayek Fund for Scholars
The fund awards grants to scholars advancing the principles of personal liberty and economic freedom through an academic career. Eligible activities include, but are not limited to: 1) Presentations at academic or professional conferences, 2) Travel to academic job interviews on a campus or at professional/academic conferences, 3) Travel to archives or libraries for research, 4) Participation in career-development or enhancing seminars, and 5) Submission of unpublished manuscripts to journals or book publishers.
Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation - Venetian Program Grants - Publication Assistance
The Foundation supports publications to help make possible the dissemination of work accomplished through our Grants for Independent Study on Venetian History and Culture. Publications are eligible for funding only when the author accomplished the work with the aid of a Delmas Foundation Grant for Independent Study on Venetian History and Culture.
Wenner-Gren Foundation - Engaged Anthropology Grant
A Wenner-Gren grantee may apply for the Engaged Anthropology Grant upon completion of the final reporting requirements for the Dissertation Fieldwork or Post-Ph.D. Research Grant. This grant is designed to enable grantees to return to their research locale to share their research results with: 1) The community in which the research was conducted, and/or; 2)The academic/anthropological community in the region or country of research. The Foundation realizes that the appropriate form of engagement will vary depending on the type of project that was undertaken and the location of the research. Emphasis should be on disseminating the research results of Wenner-Gren funded research.
Harry S. Truman Library Institute - Research Grants
Since it first opened its Research Room in 1959, the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum has welcomed nearly 15,000 historians, writers and scholars, representing more than 40 nations. From the beginning, the Truman Library Institute has provided grants-in-aid for researchers; the total granted now stands at nearly $2.7 million. Today, research grants, awards and fellowships provide assistance to emerging and established scholars whose contributions illuminate the critical issues of Truman’s presidency and legacy.
Spalding Trust - Grants
The purpose of the Trust is to promote a better understanding between the great cultures of the world by encouraging the study of the religious principles on which they are based. To further this purpose, the Trust makes grants to institutions and to individuals. The institutions may include libraries, colleges or any place of learning, and the grant may be dedicated to the purchase of books, the provision of a subsidy towards the cost of a visiting lecturer's fee or, in exceptional circumstances, to the establishment of a professorial Chair or a Lectureship.
L.S.B. Leakey Foundation - General Research Grants
The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research related specifically to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to exploratory phases of promising new research projects that meet the stated purpose of the Foundation. The Leakey Foundation promotes a multidisciplinary approach to exploring human origins. The Foundation gives special encouragement to early career scientists asking new questions and seeking innovative ways to answer these questions about human evolution. Like venture capitalists, the Foundation understands that the greatest rewards come from taking the greatest risks.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences Program - High Risk Research in Biological Anthropology and-or Archaeology (HRRBAA)
Anthropological research may be conducted under unusual circumstances, often in distant locations. As a result the ability to conduct potentially important research may hinge on factors that are impossible to assess from a distance and some projects with potentially great payoffs may face difficulties in securing funding. This program gives small awards that provide investigators with the opportunity to assess the feasibility of an anthropological research project.