If you are seeking grant opportunities for your research or other projects, there are many resources available. Institutional Funding sends bi-weekly newsletters of timely grant opportunities - you can sign up by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
To see what opportunities may be available to you, please see below for general opportunities or our other tabs for discipline specific organizations. There are also two Foundation Center databases (Foundation Directory and Foundation Grants to Individuals) available through Columbia Libraries Online for anyone who has a Columbia library account. If you have questions about prospect research or would like to request individualized research, please contact Kaley Hanenkrat.
American Association of University Women - Offers fellowships for women in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
The American Educational Research Association - The American Educational Research Association is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.
Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance - Searchable database of government-wide programs
Council for International Exchange of Scholars - CIES annually recruits and sends nearly 800 U.S. faculty and professionals to 140 countries on its traditional program and brings 800 foreign faculty and professionals to the U.S.
Council on Undergraduate Research - Provides support for a seminal experience in the life of an undergraduate natural or social science, mathematics, or engineering student.
Fulbright Scholar Program - Promotes educational activities, primarily university lecturing, advanced research, graduate study and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation - Provides fellowships in the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities and creative arts.
Humboldt (Alexander Von) Foundation - Offers support to scholars and scientists to carry out a research project of their own choice in Germany.
National Academy of Education - Promotes scholarship on matters relevant to education in all of its forms.
National Security Agency - Supports efforts to foster foreign-language training for Americans.
Spencer Foundation - Funds projects that investigate ways in which education can be improved around the world and includes a wide range of disciplines.
The John Templeton Foundation - Funds research on science and religion.
U.S. Department of Education - Funding opportunities
Woodrow Wilson Foundation - Supports research on matters relevant to education.