Resources for Faculty Members
Faculty and Staff Grant Research Tools
Below is a link to a grants database created for the Faculty and Staff of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Theater including funding opportunities for arts related projects offered both internal University resources and external sources.
In order to access the database, please click on the link below:
Tips for using the database:
- Use the search and filter options to narrow down your selection by clicking on Filter tab option on the far left of the table and selecting the relevant criteria.
- Multiple filters can be applied at once to narrow down the results.
- The search function can be used to identify keywords.
- Customize your preferred view of the search results by selecting either the “Rows” or “Cards” tab at the top of the table.
Applying for Grants — Step by Step
Before applying for a Grant please review the following instructions:
- HFA and University Internal Funding: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2y3er9DbDsUbkp5cGY1UXd1ZGs/view?ts=568ebe96
- Funding from External Resources: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2y3er9DbDsUZjR2YzRaYVlxQnM/view?ts=568ebe83
Additional Grants Resources
If you were not able to find what you were looking for in the above database, below are links to some additional resources you can use to continue your search:
- UMass Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR): https://www.umass.edu/cfr/
- Assists with identifying external funding sources
- For large grants (over $25,000-50,000) also assists with developing and editing the narrative proposal.
- Before contacting CFR, make sure you have approval from the Department Chair.
- Use this link to complete the CFR support request form to start the search process: https://www.umass.edu/cfr/support-request-form
- GrantForward: https://www.grantforward.com/index
- National Endowment for the Humanities grants: http://www.neh.gov/grants
- PEN America (Translation) grants: http://www.pen.org/grants-awards-residencies
- On The Move (Travel Funding) Directory: http://on-the-move.org/funding/
- Fundsnet Services Arts & Culture Grants: http://www.fundsnetservices.com/searchresult/1/Arts-&-Culture-Grants.html