Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Non-Federal Funding

Included in the multitude of funding opportunities offered by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs are other major non federal funding opportunities.

Federal, state, or publicly funded agencies provide public funding opportunities. Faculty and staff are encouraged to visit the links featured below to explore public funding opportunities that are not mentioned explicitly in the GrantForward, Pivot-RP,, and PSC-CUNY ORSP pages or in our most recent Access Granted newsletter.

Other Non-Federal Funding Sources

  • Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright) - Postdoctoral Awards provide recently graduated scholars an opportunity to conduct research and receive professional training abroad.
  • American Cancer Society (ACS) - The ACS remains committed to funding basic, translational, clinical, and cancer control research now and in the future
  • Social Science Research Council - The Social Science Research Council works with funding partners to design and administer fellowship programs that foster the innovation of new policy solutions to meet our most pressing needs.
  • The Spencer Foundation - The goal of all of our research grants is to support rigorous, intellectually ambitious, and technically sound research that is relevant to the most pressing questions and compelling opportunities in education. 
  • American Council of Learned Societies - Over the past century, ACLS has supported individual scholars and scholarly teams around the world in their pursuit of research with the potential to advance knowledge in the humanities and interpretive social sciences.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) - The AHA offers research programs both annually and one-time.
  • The Russell Sage Foundation (RSF) - The RSF encourages methodological variety and interdisciplinary collaboration, but all LOIs and proposals must have well-developed conceptual frameworks and research designs. 

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