Research Associate, Melville Jacobs, and Annie Peterson (Coos Tribe) with recording equipment. Charleston, Oregon, 1934. Gift of William R. Seaburg, Whatcom Museum 1998.41.7

The Jacobs Research Fund is a grant program that supports anthropological research (socio-cultural or linguistic in content) on the indigenous peoples of Canada, Mexico, and mainland United States, including Alaska, with a focus on the Pacific Northwest. Grants are given for work on problems in: language, social organization, political organization, religion, mythology, music, other arts, psychology and folk science.

To apply for a Jacobs Research Fund Grant, and for further information, instructions, and application forms, visit www.jacobsgrants.org. Deadline for receipt of proposals is February 15, after which projects are approved or rejected, usually by May 1.

For more information, please e-mail the Jacobs Fund Coordinator.