Economic History Association- Arthur H. Cole Grants in Aid: Supports research in economic history, regardless of time period or geographic area. Awards typically are in amounts up to $5,000.
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.
RSF Social Finance - Seed Fund: Seeks innovative solutions to furthering the field of social finance, or to address such issues in one of three focus areas (Food & Agriculture, Education & the Arts, and Ecological Stewardship). Awards are up to $5,000.
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 - Fellowships and Grants: 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.
Tinker Foundation: Promotes the interchange and exchange of information within the community of those concerned with the affairs of Spain, Portugal, Ibero-America and Antarctica. Projects should address environmental policy, economic policy or governance issues. Average awards range from $20,000 to $100,000.
Upjohn Institute: Accepts applications for Policy Research Grants and Mini-Grants. Policy Research Grants are open to any interested researcher, while Mini-Grants are restricted to nontenured faculty members. Any proposal related to employment issues will be considered, but the Institute encourages research relevant to labor market issues of the recent/ongoing recession and recovery. Awards range from $5,000 to $10,000.