American College of Sports Medicine
American Council of Learned Societies
The ACLS Fellowships are intended as salary replacement to help scholars devote six to twelve continuous months to full-time research and writing.
American Anthropological Association
American Association of Physical Anthropologists
American Educational Research Association
AERA provides small grants for faculty members, postdoctoral researchers, and other doctoral-level scholars to undertake quantitative research using data from the large-scale national or international data sets supported by the NCES, NSF, and/or other federal agencies. Applications are encouraged from a variety of disciplines, such as but not limited to, education, sociology, economics, psychology, demography, statistics, and psychometrics.
American Psychological Association
American Sociological Association
Association for the Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Council on Foundations Community Foundation Locator
Decade of Behavior - FUNDSOURCE
FundSource is a tool designed to help behavioral and social scientists find research funding. It has been designed to be specific to behavioral and social science research, freely available with no subscription costs, and responsive to your needs and feedback. The FundSource database includes short descriptions; contact information; and web links to programs in federal agencies, foundations, and international organizations that fund behavioral and social science research.
" As the sponsor of the GetEdFunding website, CDW-G’s mission is to help educators and institutions to uncover the funds they need to supplement shoestring budgets, expand innovative programs, prepare students for the increasingly complex skills they’ll need to participate in tomorrow’s workforce and help close the equity gap in educating students from all backgrounds and circumstances."
H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online
International Society for Developmental Psychobiology
John Templeton Foundation
Funds the natural sciences, human sciences, philosophy and theology, character development, freedom and free enterprise, gifted education and world religions
Lumina Foundation for Education
Lumina Foundation supports efforts to increase awareness of the benefits of higher education, improve student access to and preparedness for college, improve student success in college and increase productivity across the higher education system.
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Supports human rights, advance global conservation and security, make cities better places and want to understand how technology is affecting children and society
The Meemic Foundation is dedicated to advancing the future of education by offering financial assistance to public, private, parochial and charter schools, and colleges and universities.
NATA Research and Education Foundation
dedicated to advancing the profession of athletic training through research and education
National Science Foundation Division of Social and Economic Sciences
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study- Fellowship Program - Harvard University
The Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program is a scholarly community where individuals pursue advanced work across a wide range of academic disciplines, professions, and creative arts. Radcliffe Institute fellowships are designed to support scholars, scientists, artists, and writers of exceptional promise and demonstrated accomplishment who wish to pursue work in academic and professional fields and in the creative arts. In recognition of Radcliffe’s historic contributions to the education of women and to the study of issues related to women, the Radcliffe Institute sustains a continuing commitment to the study of women, gender, and society. Applicants’ projects need not focus on gender, however. Women and men from across the United States and throughout the world, including developing countries, are encouraged to apply. We seek to build a community of fellows that is diverse in every way. Former fellows of the Radcliffe Institute (1999 to present) are not eligible to apply.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Grants to improve the health and healthcare of all Americans.
Russell Sage Foundation
For the improvement of social and living conditions in the U.S. RSF now carries out that mission by sponsoring rigorous social scientific research as a means of diagnosing social problems and improving social policies in the areas of: behavioral economics; future of work; race, ethnicity, and immigration; social inequality
Social Science Research Council
The SSRC sponsors fellowship and grant programs on a wide range of topics, and across many different career stages. Although most programs target the social sciences, many are also open to applicants from the humanities, the natural sciences, and relevant professional and practitioner communities.
Society for Research on Adolescence
Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) is a dynamic, multidisciplinary, international organization dedicated to understanding adolescence through research and dissemination.
One can apply for awards which include money for students to attend the biennial meeting.
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Program areas include: early-career research; basic research; STEM higher ed; public understanding of science, technology & economics; digital information technology; economic performance and the quality of life; energy and environment; and select issues
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Often characterized as “midcareer” awards, Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.
The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation
The foundation welcomes proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Highest priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world.
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation
the Foundation aims to encourage projects that focus on cultivating a renewed, healthier, and more vigorous sense of citizenship among the American people, and among peoples of other nations, as well.
U.S. Department of Education
This forecast of funding opportunities lists all programs and competitions for new awards and provides deadline dates.
W.E. Upjohn Institute
The institute's early career interests are in education, labor market issues, international issues, economic developement, unemployment, disability & income support programs and workforce development:
Early Career Research Awards (ECRA):
ECRA recipient list
William T Grant Foundation
This grants program supports theory-building and empirical research projects on reducing inequality or understanding the use of research evidence.
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Fellowship Program: 9 month residential fellowships
George F. Kennan Fellowships: Provides Scholar fellowships from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine and the region.
The Research Assistant
Resoures for behavioral science researchers including funding opportunities.