What follows is a sample of recent calls for applications for funding sources in a range of disciplines. Access to SPIN (a funding opportunity database) and a collection of links to many of the primary sources of funding are located through the Office of Sponsored Research website, here.
Please consult Cathy Anson, Director of the Office of Sponsored Research (firstname.lastname@example.org) for information on procedures for applying for external funding.
John Templeton Foundation individual and program grants in Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Human Sciences, Philosophy and Theology, Science in Dialogue: http://www.templeton.org/what-we-fund/core-funding-areas
Columbia University Lukas Prizes for works-in-progress and for books on a topic of American political or social concern: http://www.journalism.columbia.edu/page/190-the-lukas-prize-project-how-to-enter/191
The Getty Foundation Research in the Collections, Postdoctoral, and Scholar Grants: http://www.getty.edu/foundation/funding/residential/library_research_grants.html
Dumbarton Oaks Fellowships and Grants in Byzantine Studies and Pre-Columbian Studies: http://www.doaks.org/research/info_fellowships.html
Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellowships: http://www.cfr.org/thinktank/fellowships/iaf.html
New York Public Library Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Scholars-in-Residence Program: http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/64/node/131
American Theological Library Association Publication awards: http://www.atla.com/Members/programs/awards/Pages/Publication-Grant.aspx
Newberry Library Lloyd Lewis Fellowship in American History and Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Fellowship in European History for research at the Library’s collections: http://www.newberry.org/research/felshp/long-term.html
American Printing History Association Mark Samuels Lasner Fellowship in Printing History: http://www.printinghistory.org/programs/fellowship-program.php
Journal of the History of Philosophy Kristeller-Popkin Research Travel Fellowships: http://philosophy.wisc.edu/jhp/fellowships.html
National Council for Eurasian and Eastern European Research Title VIII National Research Competition Research Grants: http://www.nceeer.org/apply/61-title-viii-national-research-competition.html
AT&T Foundation Technology and Environment Awards Program Industrial Ecology Faculty Fellowships: http://www.att.com/gen/corporate-citizenship?pid=12434
National Science Foundation Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics–Mid-Career Research Fellowships: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2012/nsf12510/nsf12510.htm#pgm_desc_txt