American Sociological Association: Supports the development of scientific knowledge by funding small, groundbreaking research initiatives and other important scientific research activities such as conferences.
Association for the Sociology of Religion: Supports research in the area of women and religion--this includes religion and gender issues and feminist perspectives on religion. Awards average $5,000.
National Institute of Justice: Offers a variety of programs with topics including criminal justice, human trafficking, internet child safety, and stalking.
National Science Foundation - Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences: Supports research that builds fundamental knowledge of human behavior, interaction, and social and economic systems, organizations and institutions. Includes programs in anthropology, cognition, economics, languages/linguistics, law, and political science.
Russel Sage Foundation: Supports basic social science research within the areas of future of work, immigration, cultural contact, and social inequality. Awards range between $35,000 and $500,000.
Social Science Research Council: Sponsors fellowship and grant programs on a wide range of topics, and across many different career stages. Although most programs target the social sciences, many are also open to applicants from the humanities, the natural sciences, and relevant professional and practitioner communities.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Seeks to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. Has several active initiatives, including Prevention and Awarness of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness, Military Families (ensure needed behavioral health services are accessible and outcomes are successful), Jobs and Economy, and Behavioral Health Workforce.