Current Funding Opportunities

Selected Opportunities

The Institute for Social Science Research maintains a list of upcoming funding opportunities for social science researchers.  Although our staff provides optimal assistance with at least one month lead time from those interested in a particular opportunity, we’re happy to help at any stage of the proposal process.

This list will be periodically updated with new opportunities. For additional guidance on research funding, please visit our Funding Resources page.

Grant Title

Deadline

Lyle Spencer Research Awards

10/17/2017

National Science Foundation | Innovations in Graduate Education Program

10/25/2017

National Science Foundation | Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) Program

11/21/2017
Russell Sage Foundation - Future of Work

11/30/2017

Russell Sage Foundation - Social Inequality

11/30/2017

Russell Sage Foundation - Behavioral Economics

11/30/2017

Russell Sage Foundation - Non-Standard Employment

11/30/2017

Russell Sage Foundation -  The Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act

11/30/2017

Open Society Foundations – 2018 Advocacy Fellowships

12/06/2017

ASA Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline

12/15/2017

Russell Sage Foundation – Visiting Researchers

05/01/2018

Russell Sage Foundation – Visiting Journalist Fellowship 05/01/2018

Russell Sage Foundation – Immigration and Immigrant Integration

05/31/2018

Russell Sage Foundation – Integrating Biology and Social Science Knowledge (BioSS) 05/31/2018
Russell Sage Foundation – Computational Social Science 05/31/2018

Russell Sage Foundation – Visiting Scholars Program

06/28/2018

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation | Economic Institutions, Behavior and Performance Grants

Rolling

Laura and John Arnold Foundation | Demonstrating the Power of Evidence-Based Programs to “Move the Needle” on Major U.S. Social Programs

Rolling

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Various

ORD Investigator Initiated Workshops (catalyze collaborative research)

Rolling
Public Welfare Foundation

Rolling

Robert Wood Johnson | Pioneering Idea Brief Proposal

Rolling

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation | Evidence for Action, Investigator-initiated research to build a culture of health

Rolling

Russell Sage Foundation | Small Grants (Behavioral Economics)

Rolling