Social Science Funding Sources

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

The mission of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is the advancement of humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the humanities and the social sciences, and the maintenance and strengthening of relations among the national societies devoted to such studies.


American Political Science Association (APSA)

The American Political Science Association is the leading professional organization for the study of political science. With a range of programs and services for individuals, departments and institutions, APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavors within and outside academe in order to expand awareness and understanding of politics.


National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.


Social Science Research Council (SSRC)

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) brings necessary knowledge to public issues. Among its key interests are HIV/AIDS as a global challenge, children and armed conflict, economic growth, development and inequality, global security and cooperation, international migration, and democracy and the public sphere.