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Research Funding Update

 

Research Funding Update is published monthly by the office of Research Administration to notify the campus community about potential sources of external support for their research and scholarly activities.
Additional information about opportunities listed in the update can be obtained by clicking on the given link or by contacting your Sponsored Research Officer.

 

April 2013

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Program: Electronic Records Projects

Agency: National Archives and Records Administration
Next Deadline: 6/10/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/08117
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals that will increase the capacity of archivists and archival repositories to create electronic records archives that preserve records of enduring historical value. The NHPRC supports efforts by archivists and records managers to meet the challenges of electronic records. Projects to increase repository capacity must involve institutions that have already established archives and records management programs.

 

Program: Digitizing Historical Records

Agency: National Archives and Records Administration
Next Deadline: 6/10/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/20992
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals that use cost-effective methods to digitize nationally significant historical record collections and make the digital versions freely available online. Projects must make use of existing holdings of historical repositories and consist of entire collections or series. The materials should already be available to the public at the archives and described so that projects can re-use existing information to serve as metadata for the digitized collection.

 

Program: Challenge Grants

Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities/Natl. Fndn. on the Arts & Humanities
Next Deadline: 4/30/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/00607
The NEH provides Challenge Grants to help institutions and organizations secure long-term improvements in and support for their humanities programs and resources. Successful applicants will be offered a matching grant. Recipients must raise three times the amount of federal funds offered, except for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities, and two-year colleges. These three types of institutions are required to raise only two times the amount of federal funds offered.

 

Program: Digging into Data Challenge

Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities/Natl. Fndn. on the Arts & Humanities
Next Deadline: 5/14/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/13025
To encourage innovative research from across the globe, Digging into Data is sponsored by ten international research funding organizations that are working together to focus the attention of the social sciences, humanities, library, archival, information, computer, mathematical, and statistical science communities on large-scale data analysis and its potential applications. The Digging into Data Challenge competition is sponsored by ten leading funders from four countries (Canada, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States). This competition is open only to international research projects. Each project will involve teams from two to four of the participating countries.

 

Program: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Fund for Historic Interiors

Agency: National Trust for Historic Preservation
Next Deadline: 4/30/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/01449
The sponser provides nonprofit organizations and public agencies grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to assist in the preservation, restoration, and interpretation of historic interiors. Individuals and for-profit businesses may apply only if the project for which funding is requested involves a National Historic Landmark.

 

Program: Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation

Agency: National Trust for Historic Preservation
Next Deadline: 4/30/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/30303
The sponsor provides nonprofit organizations and public agencies grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 for projects that contribute to the preservation or the recapture of an authentic sense of place. Individuals and for-profit businesses may apply only if the project for which funding is requested involves a National Historic Landmark.