Closing Date for Applications: December 5, 2016 Estimated Total Program Funding: up to $100,000 over 2 years.
Program Description: 2017 Grants will fund artists in support of an ambitious creative work that tackles the theme of racial justice, with a particular focus on mass incarceration. U.S. based artists and artist collectives seeking to work full-time on a project are encouraged to apply. The foundation will be holding an informational webinar on October 27, 2016, at 3:00 P.M. (EST).http://www.rauschenbergfoundation.org/grants/artist-as-activist-fellows
Humanities National Endowment for the Humanities Humanities Initiatives at Community Colleges
Preliminary Sketch Due: No later than November 1, 2016 Current Closing Date for Applications: January 12, 2017 Estimated Total Program Funding: $100,000 available for each grantee; 12-36 month awards
NEH Humanities Initiatives may:
Develop bridge programs for at-risk and nontraditional students;
Integrate substantial humanities content or texts in required or developmental courses that focus on close reading, analytical writing, and/or effective speaking;
Support new humanities programs (which may include but are not limited to new humanities minors, first-year seminars, and capstone courses) and enhance existing ones;
Infuse humanistic learning into professional training (in such fields as business, law, engineering, technology, hospitality, and nursing and medicine);
Create or improve curricular pathways towards graduation and/or transfer to four-year institutions;
Create opportunities for faculty members to study together, in order to improve their capacity to teach the humanities; and
Support collaborative projects in the humanities between the applicant institution and another institution, such as a college or university, a school or school system, a museum or library, or a historical or cultural society.
CFDA Number: 45.162– Promotion of the Humanities_Teaching & Learning Resources & Curriculum
http://www.neh.gov/grants/education/humanities-initiatives-community-colleges Humanities California Humanities Community Stories Grant
Current Closing Date for Applications (anticipated): February 1, 2017
Program Description: Community Stories (previously the California Story Fund) is a competitive grants program to support story-based public humanities projects that collect, preserve, interpret, and share the stories of California communities—past and present.
Estimated Program Funding: Up to $10,000/award, cash or in-kind match is required; examples of 2015/16 awards include:
THE ASIAN AMERICAN MOVEMENT IN LOS ANGELES 1968-83
Friends of the Chinese American Museum (FCAM), Los Angeles
THE WOMEN ON THE MOTHER ROAD IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: ROUTE 66 ORAL HISTORY PROJECT AND PUBLIC SCREENING AND DISCUSSION PROGRAM Cinefemme, Sausalito
CALIFORNIA MUSLIM VETS Islamic Scholarship Fund, Berkeley
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Program (S-STEM) Deadline: April 20, 2017 and annually thereafter
Program Description: NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program addresses the need for a high quality STEM workforce in STEM disciplines and for the increased success of low-income academically talented students with demonstrated financial need who are pursuing A.A., B.S. or graduate degrees in STEM. The S-STEM program particularly encourages proposals from 2-year institutions, Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), and urban public and rural institutions.
Total Estimated Program: $70,000,000 to $95,000,000; estimated number of awards 60-80.