Early Career Grant Opportunities

Here is a list of grants for new faculty or those early in their careers.

Federal Register
The Federal Register provides information on regulation and legal notices issued by federal agencies.

U.S. Census Bureau

State of North Carolina

North Carolina Agencies

North Carolina Arts Council

North Carolina Biotechnology Center

North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources

North Carolina Humanities Council

Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust

Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Federal Agencies

Federal Demonstration Partnership

Corporation for National and Community Service (CNS)


Learn and Serve America

Council for International Education of Scholars (CIES) Fulbright Programs

U.S. Department of Education (USDE)

Education Department Grants & Contracts Page

Education Department Grants Administrative Regulations (EDGAR)

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE)

Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE)

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)

Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE)

Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA)

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Office of Science Grants and Contracts

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

EPA Grants Page

EPA Environmental Education Grants

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NIH Office of Extramural Research (Grant Programs)

NIH Guide to Grants & Contracts

U.S. International Information Programs

U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP)

USIP Grants and Fellowships

Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission

U.S. Department of Justice

Department of Justice Grant Information

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

NEA Guide to Grants

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

NEH Grants Information

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF Funding Opportunities & Awards

Private Funding: Information Resources

Foundation Search

Elon has a subscription to this foundation search database. If you are interested, please contact Jenny Chapman, Assistant Director of Sponsored Programs, at jchapman7@elon.edu to schedule access.

Private Agencies

Alliance for Aging Research

AARP Foundation

American Association of University Women Educational Foundation

American Chemical Society

American Council of Learned Societies

American Educational Research Association

American Express Company

American Federation for Aging Research

American Historical Association

American Museum of Natural History

American Philosophical Society

American Political Science Association

American Schools of Oriental Research

American Society for Engineering Education

AT&T Foundation – Aspire

Asian Cultural Council

Association for Asian Studies

Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences

Blowitz-Ridgeway Foundation

Bradley (Lynde and Harry) Foundation Inc


Carnegie Corporation of New York

Cornerstone On Demand

Council for Exceptional Children

The Dana Foundation

Dreyfus (Camille and Henry) Foundation

Eurasia Foundation

Exceptional Children’s Foundation

FHI 360

Ford Foundation

German Academic Exchange Service

General Electric Foundation

Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts

Hewlett (William and Flora) Foundation

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

Institute of International Education


International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX)

Joyce Foundation

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

MacArthur Foundation

McDonnell (James S) Foundation

Mott Foundation

NAFSA Association of International Educators

National Geographic Society Foundation

National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research

Retirement Research Foundation

Social Science Research Council

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

Soros Foundation

Spencer Foundation

U.S.-Japan Foundation

Verizon Foundation

Wallace Foundation

Kurt Weill Foundation for Music