Funding a Research Project
Appalachian College Association Grants
The ACA offers grants to support student scholarship. The STEM Scholar Travel Grants and the Colonel Lee B. Ledford Scholarship both support student research activities.
HEAL Appalachia Community Grants Program
The program provides grants to community organizations to support new efforts and expand existing efforts to reduce childhood obesity. These funds are awarded through a region-wide competitive process. We welcome applications from community organizations, faith-based organizations, schools, employers, and health care professionals located in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
America's Historical and Cultural Organizations
Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations (AHCO) grants provide support for museums, libraries, historic places, and other organizations that produce public programs in the humanities.
National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering. It does this through grants, and cooperative agreements to more than 2,000 colleges, universities, K-12 school systems, businesses, informal science organizations and other research organizations throughout the United States.
National Education Association
The National Education Association offers multiple grants to public school educators throughout the nation, as well as information on other available grants. The maximum award varies.
National Education Association Foundation
The National Education Association Foundation is a public charity supported by contributions from educators' dues, corporate sponsors, and others. We support student success by helping public school educators work with key partners to build strong systems of shared responsibility.
National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts was established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government. To date, the NEA has awarded more than $4 billion to support artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities. There are many types of grants including some to study the value and impact of arts and art education.
Grant Writing Resources