Funding Opportunities

We will be maintaining and regularly updating a list of grant and funding opportunities that may be of interest to the Ethics Institute community. We are happy to partner with you on your applications!

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grants & Fellowships

  1. Collaborative Research
    • Application due: 12/1/21; Projects must start between 10/1/22 and 9/1/23
    • Maximum funding of $250,000 for up to three years
    • "The Collaborative Research program aims to advance humanistic knowledge by supporting sustained collaboration between two or more scholars."
    • Outcomes must be tangible and sustainable - ex) books, publications, a series of peer-reviewed articles
    • 4 Project Categories
      1. Planning International Collaboration - $25,000
      2. Conference - $100,000
      3. Manuscript Preparation - $250,000
      4. Scholarly Digital Projects - $250,000
  2. Public Scholars
    • Application due: 12/15/21; projects must start between 9/1/22 and 9/1/23
    • Scholars will receive $5,000/month for 6-12 months
    • Grants support research, writing, and travel in support of the publication of non-fiction humanities books
    • This program encourages "academic writers in the humanities to communicate the significance of their research to the broadest possible range of readers"
  3. Public Humanities Projects
    • Application due 1/12/22; projects must start 9/1/22
    • Planning grants will receive up to $75,000 and Implementation grants will receive up to $400,000
    • "The Public Humanities Projects program supports projects that bring the ideas of the humanities to life for general audiences through public programming.  Projects must engage humanities scholarship to analyze significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history. Awards support projects that are intended to reach broad and diverse public audiences in non-classroom settings in the United States. Projects should engage with ideas that are accessible to the general public and employ appealing interpretive formats."
    • There are three categories of projects: 1) Exhibitions; 2) Historic Places; 3) Humanities Discussions
  4. Media Projects
    • Application due 1/12/22; Projects must start between 5/1/22 and 9/1/22
    • Maximum awards are $75,000 for development and $700,000 for production
    • Outputs include: Film/TV/video; online video; podcasts; radio broadcasts
    • Projects must "engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways."
  5. Digital Humanities Advancement Grants
    • Application due 1/14/22; Projects must start between 9/1/22 and 11/1/22
    • Awards range from $50,000 to $350,000
    • Program "supports innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging digital projects, leading to work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities."
  6. Fellowships
    • Application due 4/13/22; Fellowship starts 1/1/23
    • Fellows are awarded $5,000/month for 6-12 months
    • "Fellowships provide recipients time to conduct research or to produce books, monographs, peer-reviewed articles, e-books, digital materials, translations with annotations or a critical apparatus, or critical editions resulting from previous research.  Projects may be at any stage of development."
    • Submissions especially encouraged from junior scholars
  7. Humanities Initiatives at Colleges and Universities
    • Application due 5/19/22; Projects must start between 2/1/23/and 9/1/23
    • Maximum award is $150,000 over 1-3 years
    • "Humanities Initiatives at Colleges and Universities strengthen the teaching and study of the humanities at institutions of higher education by developing new humanities programs, resources (including those in digital format), or courses, or by enhancing existing ones."
    • Outputs include: curriculum, community partnerships, faculty development, and teaching resources