! For more information on research and grants at Indiana University, see research.iu.edu.

American Council of Learned Societies

http://www.acls.org/programs/comps/ A private institution supporting scholars in the humanities and related social sciences at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels; offers 14 different fellowship/grant programs.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

http://www.mellon.org/grant_programs/programs The Mellon Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation that makes grants in five core program areas: higher education and scholarship; scholarly communications and IT; art history, conservation, and museums; performing arts; and conservation and environment.

Humanities and Social Sciences Online (H-Net)

An international consortium of scholars and teachers, H-Net creates and coordinates Internet networks with the common objective of advancing teaching and research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. H-Net is committed to pioneering the use of new communication technology to facilitate the free exchange of academic ideas and scholarly resources. Visit H-Net's funding announcement page for an extensive list of exciting funding opportunities for humanities scholars.

Institute of Museum and Library Services


National Coalition for History

http://historycoalition.org/subscribe/; http://feeds.feedburner.com/historycoalition
Sometimes includes funding opportunities for history.

NEH Office of Digital Humanities

Email and Twitter updates: https://securegrants.neh.gov/dhi.asp;
Twitter: https://twitter.com/NEH_ODH

National Endowment for the Arts Feed: http://www.nea.gov/about/Signups.html

Philanthropy News Digest (PND)

Philanthropy News Digest publishes Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and notices of awards as a free service for grant-making organizations and nonprofits. You can view grant opportunities, which include support for arts and humanities projects, on the Philanthropy News Digest website. You can also receive these notices by subscribing to the PND RFP Newsletter.

Partner with IDAH

Partner with IDAH on an application for Collaborative Research and Creative Activity Funding, offered through the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. The award has a Fall and Spring semester deadline. The next deadline is March 1st, 2017. See Collaborate for more information.


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