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Added 12/12/17:

Subvention Assistance via The American Musicological Society:
Donna Cardamone Jackson Fund: Musicology
Joseph Kerman Fund: Musicology
James R. Anthony Fund: French music from Beaujoyeulx to Rameau (ca. 1550 - ca. 1760)
Claire and Barry Brook Fund: research & publication of musical iconography
John Daverio Fund: publication of scholarly books on various musical topics. 
Thomas Hampson Fund: research & publication of classic song
Margarita M. Hanson Fund: books on music before 1800
Kenneth Levy Fund: publications on Medieval music
Martin Picker Fund: publications in Renaissance music

Publication grants via The College Art Association:
The Millard Meiss Publication Fund supports book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of art, visual studies, and related subjects.
The Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant supports book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of American art, visual studies, and related subjects that are under contract with a publisher
The Wyeth Foundation for American Art Publication Grant supports book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of American art (including US, Canada & Mexico), visual studies, and related subjects

The Association for Asian Studies has a subvention program for first books in Asian studies.

The Medieval Academy of America provides subvention support for first books by members.

The Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange provides  subsidies for the publication of scholarly works related to the goals of the Foundation.

The Textbook and Academic Authors Association offers two forms of grants to assist members and non-members with some of the expenses related to publishing their academic works and textbooks.

The Kaplan fund supports the Furthermore Publication Grant, which supports publication of nonfiction books that concern the arts, history, and the natural and built environment.

Added 11/21/17, Design Funders "showcases a range of funders who are uniquely supporting design for social and environmental impact on the local, national, and global scales."


8/25/17 Update:  We paid for this service for a number of years without much success.  We found that doing a google search for "XXX grants" was more effective and free.  However, we are happy to help you in your searches so please check out our staff page to see who your administrator is.  We are looking forward to working with you.

UC San Diego

UCSD has developed a great list for young investigators, all disciplines: is the source to FIND and APPLY for federal grants.  Searches for grant opportunities can be done with keywords, category, agency or an advanced search that includes any or all of these. You can access the search engine here. If your search is successful or you have questions, please contact our department at (478) 445-2753 or email us at

Other Funding

Foundation Center Resources

In the current climate of budget cuts and sequestration, it has become increasingly important for colleges and universities to look beyond government funding toward private foundations. To help GRC members in their search for private funding, Patricia Pasqual, director of the Foundation Center’s Washington office, gave an overview of some of the Foundation Center’s lesser known online resources:

  • – offers tips on how to approach potential funders and craft proposals;
  • – provides transparency in philanthropy, this site is a useful tool for grant seekers to research foundation practices and trends;
  • – offers a space for funders to share ideas and best practices, it is also a resource for grant seekers to gain insight into current giving trends;
  • Philanthropy In/Sight – matches Foundation Center grant-making data with Google maps; and
  • Cooperating Collections – brings Foundation Center resources to non-profits in under-served areas across the country and offers opportunities for libraries and community organizations to serve as information hubs.

Terra Viva Grants Directory developing and managing information about grants for agriculture, energy, environment and natural resources in the world's developing countries.

Resources for Artists can be found through Grant Space, a service of the Foundation Center. They provide information regarding foundations that give directly to individuals, usually to help pay for their education or projects. is a grant and fundraising guide for historic and cultural resource preservation. With so many resources available, their goal is to bring these great financial resources together in one place for the benefit of the preservation community.  

Philanthropy News Digest publishes RFPs and notices of awards as a free service for grant-making organizations and nonprofits.

The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools promotes children’s health and school success by advancing school connected programs, policies and systems. The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS) is a nonpartisan policy, resource and technical assistance center with a 25-year history of developing school-connected strategies for better health and education outcomes for children. CHHCS partners with foundations, government health and education agencies, school districts and providers across the country to support their school-connected initiatives.

Humanities and Social Sciences Online Funding Announcements — H-Net is an international interdisciplinary organization of scholars and teachers dedicated to developing the enormous educational potential of the Internet and the World Wide Web. Our edited lists and web sites publish peer reviewed essays, multimedia materials and discussion for colleagues and the interested public. The Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online, Michigan State University, but H-Net officers, editors and subscribers come from all over the globe.

GrantStation - An online funding resource for organizations seeking grants throughout the world. Providing access to a comprehensive online database of grant makers, as well as other valuable tools, GrantStation can help your organization make smarter, better-informed fundraising decisions. 

GrantWrangler - A free grants listing service that helps teachers find classroom grants for school funding.

Grants Alert - A website dedicated to making life a little easier for those who devote their time to searching for education grants and identifying new funding opportunities for their organizations, schools, districts, consortia and state education agencies.    

Fundsnet Services - A service that provides resources and information about grants, fundraising, philanthropy, foundation and non-profit organizations. 

Where to Locate Wellness Grant Opportunities 

The SPARK Grant Finder - A great resource for locating national and state-specific grants for your Physical Education, after school, early childhood or Coordinated School Health program. Grants can be used for curriculum, teacher training or equipment.  

Center for Health and Health Care in Schools - grant opportunities for schools are posted at: 

USDA Team Nutrition - this web page lists local wellness policy initiatives.

Other Information on Foundations

National Center for Charitable Statistics is the national clearinghouse of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States.

Council on Foundations is a National Nonprofit Membership Association whose members’ collective assets exceed $300 Billion. We provide our Members with services and support to help them succeed. We emphasize the value of philanthropy in the lives of people everywhere.