Funding Specific to Disaster Studies and Emergency Management Research
Quick Response Grants -- small grants of up to $3,500 that provide funding for research in the immediate aftermath of disaster
National Science Foundation, Infrastructure Management and Extreme Events Program -- "The IMEE program focuses on the impact of large-scale hazards on civil infrastructure and society and on related issues of preparedness, response, mitigation, and recovery. The program supports research to integrate multiple issues from engineering, social, behavioral, political, and economic sciences. It supports fundamental research on the interdependence of civil infrastructure and society, development of sustainable infrastructures, and civil infrastructure vulnerability and risk reduction" (NSF, 2010).