Funding & Grants

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The AEAweb provides information on funding for economists and the opportunity for organizations, institutions, and agencies to post information on grants available for economic research.

News on recent funding developments of particular interest to economists will appear on this page.


Funding Opportunities

  COS Funding Opportunities Database
  Grant Select
  IRIS(Illinois Researcher Information Service)
  ResearchResearch Lite

Funding News

  COS Funding News
  COSSA Washington Update
  Philanthropy News Digest (The Foundation Center)

General Information Federal Grants Portal
  Indiana Univ. GradGrants Center: Links to Grant Information Sources
  Proposal Writing: Short Course
  The Foundation Center: Grantmaker Info

Economics Specific

  Economics Education and Research Consortium
  Economics Jobs and Funding (from Useful Resources For Economists)
  ESRC Funding Opportunities
  GrantsNet (Department of Health and Human Services)
  The Center for Poverty Research at UC Davis 2012-13 Small Grants Competition
  The Mark Blaug Prize in Philosophy and Economics

Grant Opportunities

  ABE Fellowship
  AEA Minority Scholarship Program
  AERC Fifth Annual Global Development Awards Competition
  African Economic Research Consortium
  American Insitute for Economic Research (AIER) Fellowships
  Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program Grants
  Carolyn Shaw Bell Award (CSWEP)
  CGP Intellectual Exchange Grant Programs
  CGP Regional/Grassroots Grant Programs
  Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Economic Policy Fellowship Program
  E-Team Course and Program Development Grants (NCIIA)
  Elaine Bennett Research Prize (CSWEP)
  Enterprise Performance in Asia (EPA) research grants
  Entrepreneurship Awareness and Education Grant (Coleman Foundation)
  Faculty Enrichment Program (Canadian Studies)
  Becker Friedman Institute's Health Economics Initiative
  Fidelity Research Institute Establishes $50,000 Research Award
  Fulbright Scholar Opportunities in Economics
  Geneva Association - Risk and Insurance Economics
  Graduate Student Fellowship Program (Canadian Studies)

  IDB Prize in Islamic Economics
  International Dissertation Field Research Fellowship (IDRF)
  International Insurance Economics Research Grant
  IREX Programs and Grant Opportunities
  Jennings Randolph Fellowship Program
  Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) Grants
  MacArthur Foundation: Program on Global Security and Sustainability
  New Voices
  Nonprofit Sector Research Fund
  Nonprofit Sector Research Fund (NSRF)
  NPO Fellowship
  Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2017-18
  Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Research Network
  Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program
  Research Grant Program (Canadian Studies)
  Russell Sage Foundation Small Grants Program in Behavioral Economics
  SBE Economics Program
  Science of Philanthropy Initiative
  Sloan Foundation Programs: Standard of Living and Economic Performance
  Sloan Industry Study Fellowships
  Spencer Dissertation Fellowships
  The Benjamin H. Stevens Graduate Fellowship In Regional Science
  The Eurasia Foundation Grant Programs
  TIAA-CREF Paul A. Samuelson Award (scholarly writing on lifelong financial security)
  Tobacco Control Policy Fellowship
  TRAction RFA: iCCM Cost and Financing Analysis and Model Development
  USIP Solicited Grant: The Economics of War and Peace
  W. T. Grant Scholars Program
  WLS Pilot Grant Program
  Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) Early Career Scholars Program
  WWICS Fellowships

Private Foundations

  Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  CarEth Foundation
  Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  Haynes Foundation
  John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
  Russell Sage Foundation
  The Century Foundation
  William H. Donner Foundation, Inc.
  William T. Grant Foundation

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