The first step in securing a grant is finding a funder whose objectives match your research or programming interests. The Office of Corporate, Foundation & Government Grants can assist you individually; please contact us to set up an appointment. If you would like to search possible funders on your own, here are some resources to assist you:
Grant Forward, formerly the Illinois Research Information Service (IRIS), is a searchable database available to the Wesleyan community to search for grants, fellowships, internships, and other funding opportunities. To access Grant Forward please click here.
Useful Links to Various Sources of Funding
The Office of Corporate, Foundation and Government Grants has compiled a list of funders (foundations, corporations, and federal, state and local government) that fund projects and research. These lists are organized by Wesleyan's academic divisions. To access these lists please click here.
The following list includes free searchable databases:
National Endowment for the Arts - Applications are restricted by this funder. Please contact Office of Corporate, Foundation & Government Grants prior to pursuing funding from the NEA.