This page offers links to information on educational, arts, and science grants.

Subject Guides

General Information

Encyclopedia of Associations: National organizations of the U.S. [electronic resource], Regular updates.

From Gale Directory Library.
Professional associations often fund research fellowships.

Fellowships, Grants, Awards - From the American Association of University Women (AAUW), for women in all disciplines.

Scholarships, fellowships, and loans [electronic resource] - from Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Ferguson career resource guide to grants, scholarships, and other financial resources. (Ref 378.3 F381) New York: Ferguson, c2007.  2 vols. 

Finding Funding: Grantwriting from Start to Finish, Including Project Management and Internet Use (2nd floor, 379.12 B758a) 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin, 1998.

Foundation Center of San Francisco - Includes a link to Literature of the Nonprofit Center Online, which provides access to the holdings of the five libraries there (and some full-text).

Foundation Grants to Individuals.  (Ref 378.3 F825) 13th ed. New York: Foundation Center, 2003.

Government Assistance Almanac.  (Ref 361.6 D899) Washington DC: Foggy Bottom, Annual.

  - Grants and Related Resources - From Michigan State, - Find grants from all Federal grant-making agencies.

Grants Register.  (Ref 378.3 G767) Chicago: St. Martin's Biennial.

Guide to Programs - An annual publication from the National Science Foundation.


American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) - offers fellowships and grants in more than a dozen programs for research in the humanities and related social sciences at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels.

American Historical Association -Fellowships and Research Grants for historians.

California Arts Council - Choose Programs to find publications and grants applications from this organization.

National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC) - This organization is committed to furthering the media arts: film, video, audio and digital. This directory of annotated links provides information on funding resources in the media arts.

National Endowment for the Humanities and National Endowment for the Arts - both offer grants information, guidelines, and applications.

National Humanities Center - Offers 40 fellowships annually.

San Francisco Arts Commission: Cultural Equity Grants - Four programs through this commission, that focus on the diversity and variety of cultural traditions in San Francisco.

Social Science

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) - offers fellowships and grants in more than a dozen programs for research in the humanities and related social sciences at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels.

American Psychological Association - Scholarships, grants and awards with the aim of advancing the science and practice of psychology.  Includes Policy Fellowships and Internships.

California Department of Education - Grants, contracts and appointments from the California Department of Education and other agencies

Social Sciences Research Council (SSRC) - Offers fellowships

School Grants - Federal, state, and foundation funding for K-12.


Government agencies  ...funding agencies include NSF, NIH, DOD, DOEnergy, HOHealth/Human Services, DOT, DOI, NASA, EPA

National Science Foundation - '...funds research and education in science and engineering, through grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements...' Also see their Guide to Programs.


Other organizations

GrantsNet -  from AAAS  '...find funds for training in the biomedical sciences and undergraduate science education...'

Sigma Xi - Grants in Aid - Funds travel and equipment for undergraduate and gradute research.


Foundations - a sampling of private foundations funding faculty or undergraduate scientific research

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation - supports faculty in chemistry

Research Corporation - early career science faculty

Clare Boothe Luce Program - supports women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grants for Science Education

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation - supports early career cancer researchers

W.M. Keck Foundation

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation

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