Funding Programs

Below are links to government and non-profit agencies that offer funding for a range of research interests. Specific awards will be highlighted, when applicable.

AACR | American Association for Cancer Research

"The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) supports lifesaving cancer research."

AAUW | American Association of University Women

"Since 1888, AAUW has been one of the largest funders of women’s graduate education, investing in women who go on to change the world."

American Hearing Research Foundation

"Enabling the next breakthrough in hearing and balance research"

ARPA-H | Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health

ARPA-H is a research funding agency that supports transformative biomedical and health breakthroughs - ranging from the molecular to the societal - to provide solutions for all.

BWF | Burroughs Wellcome Fund

"The Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s grantmaking strategies support biomedical scientists at the beginning of their careers and areas of science that are poised for significant advancement but are currently undervalued and underfunded. BWF has programs which support primary and secondary students, science and mathematics teachers, institutions, and academic scientists: postdoctoral-faculty bridging awards and faculty awards."

DOE | U.S. Department Of Energy

The Department of Energy and its related agencies fund research projects related to climate action, energy sector jobs, energy justice, and more.

NASEM | National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

"The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are private, nonprofit institutions that provide expert advice on some of the most pressing challenges facing the nation and world. Our work helps shape sound policies, inform public opinion, and advance the pursuit of science, engineering, and medicine."

NIH | National Institutes of Health

"NIH is the largest public funder of biomedical research in the world... NIH funded research has led to breakthroughs and new treatments, helping people live longer, healthier lives, and building the research foundation that drives discovery."

NSF | National Science Foundation

The U.S. National Science Foundation offers hundreds of funding opportunities — including grants, cooperative agreements and fellowships — that support research and education across science and engineering.

Samuel H. Kress Foundation

"The History of Art Grants program supports scholarly projects that will enhance the appreciation and understanding of European works of art and architecture from antiquity to the early 19th century."

Wild Animal Initiative

"Wild Animal Initiative funds academic research on high-priority questions in wild animal welfare."