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.

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