- Funding Priorities
The National Science Foundation funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering through grants and cooperative agreements to colleges and universities throughout the United States.
The NIH funds research that supports the advancement of health, extension of healthy life, and reducing the burdens of illness and disability.
The DOD is responsible for providing the military technology and forces needed to deter war and protect the security of the United States. The agency funds a wide range of science and technology research that support its mission.
The U.S. Department of Energy is the nation's major energy reserach agency and supports most fields of physical science and technology.
The Department of Agriculture aims to invest in and advance agricultural research, education, and extension to solve societal challenges.
The U.S. Department of Education aims to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering education excellence and ensuring equal access.
The EPA's mission and purpose is to ensure that all Americans are protected from significant risks to human health and the environment where they live, learn, and work. The EPA funds a wide range of science and technology research that supports this goal.
The University of Missouri Research Board provides seed funding for research initiatives with significant potential for high return on investment in terms of future external funding, student theses and dissertations, publications, presentations, exhibitions, or other figures of merit associated with high-quality scholarship and research.
The American Philosophical Society provides funding for a wide range of research topics including the humanities and field work such as archeology, anthropology, biology, ecology, geography, geology, linguistics, paleontology, and population genetics.
The National Endowment for the Humanities promotes excellence in the humanities and conveys the lessons of history to all Americans. The Endowment provides grants for high-quality humanities projects in four funding areas: preserving and providing access to cultural resources, education, research, and public programs.
The Water Research Foundation is an internationally recognized leader in water research that is dedicated to advancing the science of water by sponsoring cutting-edge research and promoting collaboration. The Foundation provides industry insights and practical solutions to the most complex challenges facing the water community today and into the future.
The American Council of Learned Societies funds arts, humanities and related social science research. Proposals in interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary humanities and related social sciences are welcome.