This page contains information on how to find funding opportunities beyond University of California sources.
This is a collection of funding opportunities that may be of interest to social scientists. If you are a faculty member in the UC Davis Division of Social Sciences and would like help in applying for an extramural grant, please contact the ISS grant writer, Belinda Martineau: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Center for International Data collects, enhances, creates, and disseminates international economic data, on the web and offline.
The Social Science Data Service provides cost effective specialized resources in support of quantitative social scientists.
There are many sources of support on the UC Davis campus—including the Institute for Social Sciences—for faculty seeking grants to fund their research.
This page lists funding opportunities available through UC Davis or the University of California system that may be of special interest to UC Davis researchers in the Social Sciences.
The PAC Program supports research on perception, action and cognition. Central research topics for consideration by the PAC panel include vision, audition, haptics, attention, memory, reasoning, written and spoken discourse, and motor control. Full proposal windows: July 15-August 1, 2017 (July 15-August 1 annually thereafter) and January 15-February 1, 2018 (January 15-February 1 annually thereafter).
SoO funds research that advances our fundamental understanding of how organizations develop, form and operate. Successful SoO research proposals use scientific methods to develop and refine theories, to empirically test theories and frameworks, and to develop new measures and methods. Deadlines: September 5, 2017 (September 3 annually thereafter) and February 2, 2018 (February 2 annually thereafter).
The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports career development for promising early-career researchers. The program funds five-year research and mentoring plans that significantly expand junior researchers’ expertise in new disciplines, methods, and content areas. This award includes a mentoring component, as well as an emphasis on community and collaboration. Deadline: July 6, 2017.
The Russell Sage Foundation has recently launched a number of new initiatives consistent with RSF’s interests in strengthening the methods, data, and theoretical core of the social sciences as a means of diagnosing social problems and improving social policies. Topics include: Immigration and Immigrant Integration; Integrating Biology and Social Science Knowledge; The Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act; and Computational Social Science. Deadline for Letters of Inquiry: August 21, 2017.
Digital Humanities Advancement Grants support digital projects from early start-up phases through implementation and long-term sustainability. Experimentation, reuse, and extensibility are hallmarks of this grant category, leading to innovative work that can scale to enhance research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities. Deadline: June 6, 2017 (with another deadline in January).
Digital Projects for the Public grants support projects that cogently interpret and analyze humanities content in formats that will attract broad public audiences. Deadline: June 7, 2017.
The Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program supports projects that provide an essential underpinning for scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities. Awards are also made to create various reference resources that facilitate use of cultural materials, from works that provide basic information quickly to tools that synthesize and codify knowledge of a subject for in-depth investigation. Deadline: July 20, 2017.
This program helps cultural repositories plan and implement preservation strategies that pragmatically balance effectiveness, cost, and environmental impact. Deadline: December 5, 2017.