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Grants, Fellowships & Research Funding

This site is designed to help CLA faculty obtain funding for research and scholarship and develop effective proposals. Grants consultants are available to assist faculty in identifying prospective internal and external grant opportunities, develop proposals, and submit applications. If you would like assistance, contact a grant consultant.

Submitting Grants at UMN Info Session Materials

Slide presentation: Grant%20Basics%20for%20Faculty


Russel Sage Foundation Funding Opportunities

The Russel Sage Foundation supports social science research related to "the improvement of social and living conditions in the US."

Funding opportunities are currently open in theircore research areasof : The Affordable Care Act, Behavioral Economics, Future of Work, Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration, and Social Inequality.

A 4-page letter of intent for the current cycle is due in June. Please contact Anna Brailovsky ( if you are interested


Imagine Fund

Imagine Fund Annual Award Dates Announced

The Annual Faculty Awards support innovative reseach in the arts, design, and humnaites. For the 2016-17 academic year, a maximum of 120 awards, each up to $5,000. Application Perios Begins 09/19/2016. Annual Award Deadline is 10/31/2016


2017-2018 IAS Residential Faculty Fellowships Now Open

The Institute for Advanced Studies, host institute for IDF applications is accapting applications now. The deadline for submitting applications is Tuesday, October 25

Faculty from all University of Minnesota campuses are eligible to apply. Applications for 2017-18 are due at noon on Monday, October 24.

Get more information here









Updates and Resources

New Fiscal Year 2017 fringe rates have been released!

How can I get my required RCR training?

CLA Internal Awards and Funding Sources