The National Endowment for the Humanities Enduring Questions Grant Program supports faculty members in the preparation of a new course on a fundamental concern of human life as addressed by the humanities. This question-driven course would encourage undergraduates and teachers to join together in a deep and sustained program of reading in order to encounter influential ideas, works, and thinkers over the centuries. Up to $38,000 in funding is available. The deadline for the submission of applications is September 10, 2015. For additional program information, go to: http://www.neh.gov/files/grants/enduring-questions-sept-10-2015-edit.pdf
The National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants Program supports the planning stages of digital projects that promise to benefit the humanities, and may involve: creating or enhancing experimental, computationally-based methods or techniques for humanities research, teaching, preservation, or public programming; pursuing scholarship that examines the history, criticism, and philosophy of digital culture and its impact on society, or explores the philosophical or practical implications and impact of digital humanities in specific fields or disciplines; or revitalizing and/or recovering existing digital projects that promise to contribute substantively to scholarship, teaching, or public knowledge of the humanities. The program offers up to $75,000 in funding. The application deadline is September 16, 2015. Additional project information can be found at http://www.neh.gov/files/grants/digital-humanities-start-sept-16-2015.pdf
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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) provides a full listing of all Federal programs available to State and local governments; federally-recognized Indian tribal governments; Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals.
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The Corporation for National and Community Service provides grants to national and local nonprofits, schools, government agencies, faith-based and other community organizations and other groups committed to strengthening their communities through volunteering.
The Federal Register is a legal newspaper published every business day by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The Federal Register provides access to the official text of Federal Laws, Presidential Documents and Administrative Regulations and Notices.
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A comprehensive site providing nonprofit organizations, colleges and universities with information on financial resources available on the internet.
A one-stop resource to find funds for research and training in the sciences. This service is completely free and contains programs that offer funding for programs in science, math, engineering, and technology for undergraduate faculty and students.
Higher Education for Development
Works in close partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the nation’s six presidential higher education associations to support the involvement of higher education in development issues worldwide.
The most extensive national directory of awards, services, and publications for artists. Listings include over 4,200 arts organizations, 2,900 award programs, 4,200 service programs, and 900 publications for individual artists across the country.