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ESC Engaged Scholarship Research/Creative Activities Grants Program for Faculty  (due May 7, 2021)  

Faculty at ESC Member Institutions may apply for up to $5,000 to fund a one-year project. Collaborative projects among faculty from more than one discipline and/or at more than one university are encouraged. Funds may be used for faculty, graduate, undergraduate, community partner, and administrative stipends; supplies and expenses; and/or project-related travel. Preference will be given to Tenure-Line Assistant or Associate Professors. Fixed-term Professors of Practice may also apply. No indirect costs will be associated with this seed award. Funds may not be used for travel to conferences.


  • Applications due: May 7, 2021
  • Notifications: June 4, 2021
  • Grant Period: August 1, 2021 – July 31, 2022
  • Presentation: All grant awardees will present plans/findings at the next ESC Conference
  • Final Report Due no later than one month following the conclusion of the grant program

2022 NEH Summer Stipend - Internal Competition (due June 1, 2021)

Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.  Faculty may apply for  up to $6,000. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. Summer Stipends support full-time continuous work on a humanities project for a period of two months. The stipends support projects at any stage of development. 
• Formal education: All applicants must have completed their formal education by the application deadline.
• Citizenship: All U.S. citizens, whether they reside inside or outside the United States, are eligible to apply.


  • Internal Application: June 1, 2021
  • Notification of nominee(s): June 15, 2021
  • NEH Summer Stipend Application: Sept 22, 2021
  • Grant Period: Two consecutive months starting as early as May 1, 2022 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) 445-8621 or email us at

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.

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. 

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 

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.