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Research Development Support

photo: Julie Rogge, pictured: Theater Arts Prof. Danny Scheie and Dir. Research Development Stephanie Moore at the Arts Division's "What's Next, Now!" event in Los Angeles (February 2017).

Access essential resources for securing extramural funding

The Arts Division Research Development Director is Stephanie Moore,, D-166 Porter, 831 459 4973.

Faculty Services
Contact Arts Research Development Office to:

  • Create a strategic funding plan
  • Identify the best funding opportunities for your work
  • Apply for a grant or fellowship


Graduate Services

  • Workshops and trainings


Arts Extramural Funding Tools

Grants databases and search engines for faculty and graduate students.

Grant Forward

Foundation Center Philanthropy News Digest

Grants from Federal Agencies (

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)

UCLA GRAPES (Grads Only)

Interested in artist residencies? Creative Capital publishes a list of residencies for artists.


UCSC Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP)

Does your grant require that you submit through a nonprofit or a fiscal sponsor? If so, faculty will work with both the Arts Research Office and OSP.

Contact me at for assistance with your application.


Additional Resources

Institute for Humanities Research Funding Snapshot (Faculty and Grads)

Graduate Division and Minority Fellowships

Film and Digital Media External Funding for Graduate Students

Extramural Funding Opportunities By Field

Resources for Filmmakers from POV


Arts Division Sample Applications

UCSC Arts faculty may review the Division's recent successful applications: ACLS, California Documentary Project, NEH, NSF, Guggenheim, and more! Contact for access.


Proposal Writing Guidance

What You Need to Know to Get [Your Project] Funded by the NEH (written about the film grant, but applicable to all NEH grants)

Writing Proposals for ACLS Fellowship Competitions

Getting that First Grant (for Graduate Students)


Tools and Statistics

UCSC Graduate Student Researcher Cost Estimator

UCSC Diversity Statistics (Office of Broader Impacts)