G&F Links


(Residential = in residence at a specific place or travel funds)

All Souls College – University of Oxford (Visiting positions)

American Academy in Berlin (Residential)

American Academy in Rome (Residential)

American Academy of Arts & Sciences (Residential; for junior faculty)

American Antiquarian Society (Residential)

American Association of University Women (Non-residential; primarily for untenured, junior women)

American Councils for International Education (Assorted study-abroad opportunities)

American Council of Learned Societies (VERY POPULAR assortment of fellowships)

American Institute of Indian Studies (Residential; HQ @ Chicago)

American Philosophical Society (Non-residential; mid-career)

American Research Institute in Turkey (Residential)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (Residential)

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (Residential)

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University (Residential)

British Academy (Residential)

University of California System (To search for visiting positions in UC system start here)

The Camargo Foundation (Residential; France; scholars and artists)

Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University (Residential)

Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art (Residential)

Center for Chinese Studies (Residential)

Center for Chinese Studies, UC Berkeley (Residential)

Center for Hellenic Studies Junior Fellowships in Ancient Greek Studies (Residential)

Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh (Residential)

The Centre for Advanced Study at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (Residential)

The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia-Balkans (Residential)

The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-France (Residential)

Chateaubriand Fellowship (Residential; France)

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation (Non-residential; Asian studies)

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute (Residential)

Clements Center for Southwest Studies at SMU (Residential)

Collegium Budapest (Residential)

Collegium Helveticum-Zurich (Residential)

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (Residential)

Council for International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright Scholar Program) (Residential)

DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) (Residential; Germany)

The Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University (Residential)

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Mercator Programme (Residential; Germany)

Dumbarton Oaks (Residential)

Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University (Residential)

Fletcher Fellows (Non-residential; project must further goals of Brown v. Board of Ed.)

Folger Shakespeare Library (Residential)

Fondation Fyssen (Residential; France)

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship (Non-residential; intended for American minorities)

The Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry at Emory University (Residential)

Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan (Residential)

The Getty (Residential; California)

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (Non-residential; mid- to late-career)

The George and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation (Non-residential; junior faculty; fields funded change annually)

Humanities Research Center at Rice University (Residential)

The Huntington Library (Residential)

The Italian Academy for Advanced Study in America, Columbia University (Residential)

Institute for Advanced Study (Residential; Princeton)

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh (Residential)

Institute of American Cultures, UCLA (Residential)

Internationales Forschungszentrum für Kulturwissenschaften (IFK)-Vienna (Residential)

International Research and Exchanges Board (Residential)

Japan Foundation (Residential)

JFK Presidential Library (Residential; Harvard)

The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation (Residential; Italy)

Liguria Study Center for the Arts and Humanities: the Bogliasco Fellowship (Residential; Italy)

Loeb Classical Library Foundation (Non-residential)

The Lilly Library Mendel Fellowships at Indiana University (Residential)

The Louisville Institute (Non-residential; Christian scholarship)

Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship (Residential; must leave US)

Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame (Residential)

La Napoule Art Foundation (Residential; France; artists only)

National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (Residential and non-residential)

National Endowment for the Arts: Literature Fellowships (Non-residential; creative writing)

National Endowment for the Humanities (Non-residential; very early deadline)

National Humanities Center (Residential; Chapel Hill)

Needham Research Institute (Residential; Britain)

Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in Wassenaar (Residential)

New Europe College (NEC)-Bucharest (Residential)

Newberry Library (Residential; Chicago; Chicago faculty eligible but must utilize Newberry’s collections)

Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Wellesley College (Residential)

Newton International Fellowships (Residential, Great Britain)

Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (Residential; Greece)

University of Pennsylvania Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities (Residential)

Princeton University Library (Residential)

Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain’s Ministry of Culture & United States’ Universities (Residential)

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (Residential; Harvard)

The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas (Residential)

The Rockefeller Archive Center (Residential; New York)

The Rockefeller Foundation: Scholarly Residencies at the Bellagio Center (Residential; Italy)

Santa Fe Institute (Residential; New Mexico)

School for Advanced Research on the Human Experience (Residential; New Mexico)

Social Science Research Council (Various; grants, too)

Society for the Humanities at Cornell University (Residential)

Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia University (Residential)

Stanford Humanities Center (Residential)

Swedish Collegium for the Advanced Study in the Social Sciences (SCASSS) (Residential)

University of Toronto (Residential)

Turkish Cultural Foundation (Non-residential)

Villa I Tatti (Residential; Italy)

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Residential; Germany)

The Warburg Institute Library (Residential; Great Britian)

The Wenner-Gren Foundation (Non-residential; project must have anthropological focus)

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Residential; Washington, DC)

Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Residential)

Wissenschaftszentrum für Sozialforschung Berlin (Residential)


3Arts (Chicago; artists)

A Room of Her Own Foundation (Women writers and artists)

Alliance Francaise de Chicago (Chicago; French arts)

Alphawood Foundation (Chicago; not accepting applications)

The American Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

American Literary Translators Association (Translation grants)

American Music Center (Composers)

The ASCAP Foundation (Music)

arcus foundation (Social justice; especially LGBT and race)

Arts Midwest (Arts presenters)

Arts Work Fund (Chicago; organizational development)

Asian Cultural Council (Artist exchange)

AT&T Foundation (Chicago; high school education)

Bank of America Foundations (Chicago; foundations managed by BofA)

The Blakemore Foundation (Asian languages and fine arts)

Herbert Block Foundation

Boeing (Chicago; multiple)

David Bohnett Foundation (Liberal activism)

Helen Brach Foundation (Chicago; no website)

The Bradley Foundation (Conservative activism)

Brinson Foundation (Chicago)

The Canadian Studies Grant Program

Carnegie Corporation of New York (Scholarship)

Cashel Foundation (Chicago; arts education; no website)

Chamber Music America (Music performance)

The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation (Chicago; music, arts)

The Chicago Community Trust (Chicago; multiple)

Chicago Tribune Charities (Chicago; basic needs)

The Christensen Fund (Diversity)

Cintas Foundation (Cuban arts and humanities)

Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning (On campus see Steven Clancy, sclancy@uchicago.edu)

Aaron Copland Fund for Music (Modern American music)

Creative Capital Foundation (Various grants for artists)

Crossroads Fund (Chicago; liberal activism)

Arie and Ida Crown Memorial (Chicago, multiple)

Patrick and Anna M. Cudahy Fund (Chicago, multiple)

The Nathan Cummings Foundation (Multiple)

Dedalus Foundation (Art)

Michael and Susan Dell Foundation (Poor urban children)

The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation (Chicago; small arts groups)

Richard H. Driehaus Foundation (Chicago; small arts groups; architecture)

Doris Duke Charitable Trust (Jazz, dance, theatre)

Endangered Language Fund

Exelon (Chicago; multiple)

FAMSI – Mesoamerican Studies, Inc. (Advancement of Mesoamerican studies)

Field Foundation of Illinois, Inc. (Chicago; multiple)

Ford Foundation (Multiple)

Julius Frankel Foundation (Chicago; music; no website)

French American Cultural Exchange

The French American Fund for Contemporary Music

Lloyd A. Fry Foundation

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The Goldman Sachs Foundation


William T. Grant Foundation

Green-Field Foundation

Harper Court Arts Council

Irving Harris Foundation (Chicago; arts; no website; Joan Harris)


The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

HP Labs

International Researches and Exchanges Board

Japan Foundation

Joukowsky Foundation

The Joyce Foundation

The Mayer and Morris Kaplan Foundation

The Kapnick Foundation (Chicago; no website; Brad Kapnick)

Korea Foundation

The Academy of Korean Studies

The Koussevitsky Music Foundations

The Kresge Foundation

Kress Foundation

Lannan Foundation

The Leon Levy Foundation

Lifeboat Foundation

The Reva and David Logan Foundation

The Henry Luce Foundation

Lumina Foundation

Lurcy Trust

The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Mazza Foundation (Chicago; no website)

Edna McConnell Clark Foundation

The McCormick Tribune Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

C. Louis Meyer Family Foundation

JPMorgan Chase


The Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust

The Elizabeth Morse Genius Charitable Trust

NIB Foundation (Chicago; no website; Sonia Florian)


Open Societies Institute and Soros Foundations Network

The Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation (No website; Swedish culture)

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

The Pauls Foundation

Albert Pick, Jr. Fund

Victor Pinchuk Foundation (Prize for artists under 35)


Ploughshares Fund

Polk Bros. Foundation (Chicago; K-12 education)

Posen Foundation

Prince Charitable Trusts (Chicago; arts)

The Regenstein Foundation (Chicago; no website)

Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller University

The Retirement Research Foundation

Sara Lee Foundation

Dr. Scholl Foundation

Seabury Foundation

Searle Freedom Trust

The Siragusa Foundation

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Sparkplug Foundation

Spencer Foundation

WLS Spencer Foundation

Starr Foundation

Surdna Foundation

Terra Foundation for American Art

Teagle Foundation

John Templeton Foundation

Tinker Foundation, Inc.

United Airlines Foundation

Wal-mart Foundation

The Wallace Foundation

Wallenberg Foundations-Stockholm

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

Wieboldt Foundation

Witter Bynner Foundation

Woods Fund of Chicago

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Grants – Subventions

International Center of Medieval Art

Samuel H. Kress Foundation History of Art Grants Program

Medieval Academy of America

Grants – Endangered Languages

The Endangered Language Fund

Foundation for Endangered Languages

NEH/NSF: Documenting Endangered Languages

The Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project

Volkswagen Stiftung

Government – Grants & Fellowships

CityArts Grants – City of Chicago

Digging into Data Challenge (Multi-institutional)

European Union

Illinois Arts Council

Illinois Humanities Council

The National Archives

National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Institutes of Health

National Science Foundation

Save America’s Treasures

Smithsonian Institution

US Department of Agriculture

US Department of Education

US Department of Energy

US Environmental Protection Agency

US Department of Human Health and Services

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