Office of Grant Support

Natural Sciences and Math Funding Sources

For more information, click on source name to go to the agency web site. 

If searching for a specific foundation, you may wish to do a page search (find-Ctrl F)

Any questions regarding searches and funding sources should be directed to the Office of Grant Support (718) 430-3642.

Source Funding Interest Phone Additional Info
Air Force Office of Scientific Research  Various see specific programs for contact info

See website for grant opportunities.

American Astronomical Society  Astronomy (202) 328-2010

International travel,  long-term international collaboration, and small grants  to cover costs associated with astronomical research.

American Dietetic Assn Foundation  Nutrition (800) 877-1600

Small scholarships  and research grants to further education in nutrition.

American Mathematics Society  Mathematics (401) 455-4000

Offers a variety of prizes and awards. See website for details.

American Museum of Natural History  Science  

Offers competitive grants and fellowships in areas broadly related to its scientific and educational objectives including vertebrate zoology, invertebrate zoology, paleozoology, anthropology, astrophysics and earth and planetary sciences.

American Statistical Association  Statistics (703) 684-1221

Offers a variety of fellowships. See website for details.

Ann and Erlo Van Waveren Foundation  Psychology (Jungian)

(212) 517-0060

 

Grants  for projects that foster knowledge of Jungian and Jungian-related psychology or areas that  interested Carl Jung – psychology, myth, history, folklore, spirituality and other areas. 

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation  Chemistry (949) 721-2222 

Grants to promote research in chemistry and the life sciences (broadly interpreted) and particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments, and materials that will open up new avenues of research in science.

Arthur Vining Davis Foundation  Education, Patient Care (904) 359-0670

Accepts proposals for a variety of categories and projects.

Association for Computing Machinery  Computer Science (212) 626-0500

Recognizes excellence through a series of awards for outstanding technical and professional achievements in computer science and information technology.

Association for Women In Mathematics/National Science Foundation  Mathematics (301) 405-7892

Small travel grants, mentor grants and collaborative research grants. 

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation  Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering (212) 753-1760

Start-up funds for new faculty. One nomination per institution annually.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  Various see specific programs for contact info

See website for grant opportunities.

Commonwealth Fund  Health Care (Policy) (212) 606-3800

Supports independent research on health and social issues and makes grants to improve health care practice and policy.

Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs  Various (301) 619-7071

See website for grant opportunities.

Council of American Overseas Research Centers  Various (202) 633-1599

Fellowships (in humanities, social sciences or a related natural science) of regional or trans-regional significance that require study in at two countries (at least one of which has an American Overseas Research Center).

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency  Various see specific programs for contact info

See website for grant opportunities.

Engineering Information Foundation  Engineering (212) 579-7596

Supports developmental projects, instructional projects, and training programs in engineering education and research.

Fund for Astrophysical Research  Astronomy (212) 909-6595

Awarded for the acquisition of astronomical equipment, computer time, computer hardware or software that will be used in research.

Gatorade Sports Science Institute  Sports Nutrition (800) 616-4774

Graduate-level research projects in the general areas of exercise physiology, energy metabolism or sports nutrition.

Institute for Advanced Study/Park City Mathematics Institute  Mathematics (800) 766-4427

In-residence summer study program. See website for details.

International Society for the Study of Trauma and  Dissociation  Psychology (847) 480-0899

Proposed research must be primarily concerned with dissociation or closely related topics.

James McKeen Cattell Fund  Psychology  

Supplementary sabbatical awards to allow an extension of leave-time from one to two semesters.

L'Oreal for Women in Science  Science  

Encourages promising young women scientists in advancing their careers through fellowships.

Marine Biological Laboratory  Science (508) 548-3705

In-residence summer research programs. See website for details.

Microsoft  Computer Science  

Grant for computer research by a new faculty member who shows potential for being a future leader in the field. Limited to 1 application per university.

National Academies  Various see specific programs for contact info

See website for grant opportunities from National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)  Space Science see specific programs for contact info

See website for grant opportunities.

National Center for Environmental Research  Environmental Research (202) 566-1382

See website for grant opportunities.

National Geographic Society  Various  

Grants for scientific field research and exploration. Applications generally limited to the following disciplines: anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, biology, botany, geography, geology, oceanography, paleontology, and zoology. In addition the committee is emphasizing multidisciplinary projects that address environmental issues.

National Institutes of Health  Medical Research

Contact Charlie Hathaway at the Office of Grant Support 
(718) 430-3642.

National Institute of Standards and Technology  Physical and Engineering Sciences see specific programs for contact info

See website for grant opportunities.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  Marine and Ocean Sciences see specific programs for contact info

See website for grant opportunities.

National Science Foundation  Scientific Research (703) 292-8210

See website for grant opportunities.

National Science Foundation Directorate for Biological Sciences  Biological Sciences (703) 292-5111

See website for grant opportunities.

National Science Foundation Directorate for Geosciences  Geosciences (703) 292-8500

See website for grant opportunities.

National Science Foundation Directorate for Math and Physical Sciences  Math/Physical Sciences (703) 292-5111

See website for grant opportunities.

National Telecommunications and Information Administration  Telecommunications see specific programs for contact info

See website for grant opportunities.

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education  Various (865) 576-3424
 

In-residence grants for research on occupational hazards, environmental cleanup, radiation emergencies, national security, emergency preparedness, and scientific education.

Office of Naval Research  Various see specific programs for contact info

See website for grant opportunities.

Oracle Corporation  Math, Science  

Funding for math, science and technology programs. Additionally, provide resources, training, and curriculum to academic institutions

Research Corporation  Science (Astronomy, Chemistry or Physics) (520) 571-1111

Several grants offered: for beginning investigators wishing to pursue teaching and research, for faculty, and for institutions wishing to significantly advance or upgrade their science departments.

Semiconductor Research Corporation  Semiconductor Technology (919) 941-9400

Grants  to further research, equip labs, or support students. Calls for grant applications are made by each SRC Science Area as research needs are identified and funds are available.

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics  Mathematics (215) 382-9800

Offers various prizes, awards and lectures. See website for details.

Support of Mentors and Their Students (SOMAS) Program  Neuroscience  

Junior faculty receive mentoring and instruction in launching research programs that engage student collaborators; and College students are introduced to discovery in the neurosciences by conducting original research with their professors.

Tensor Foundation  Women in Mathematics (202) 966-5591

Grants to encourage mathematics faculty to develop projects to increase participation of women in mathematics.

US Army Research Office  Various see specific programs for contact info

See website for grant opportunities.

US Department of Agriculture  Agricultural Research see specific programs for contact info

See website for grant opportunities.

US Department of Energy-Office of Science  Energy Research see specific programs for contact info

See website for grant opportunities.

US Geological Survey  Geology see specific programs for contact info

Website lists current grants, contracts and policies regarding unsolicited grant applications.

Wenner-Gren Foundation  Anthropology (212) 683-5000

 

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