- 2008. AHRC Major Research Grant of £832,000 awarded to Anglia Ruskin, Durham and Warwick Universities to produce a modern-spelling 10 volume print edition and an old-spelling electronic edition of the Complete Works of James Shirley.
- 2005. British Academy Small Research Grant of £14,042 awarded to Professor Eugene Giddens and Dr Eva Griffith for preparatory research leading to a summer workshop to establish basic editorial principles.
Individual Research Grants
- 2010-11. Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Curatorial Endowment Fellowship of $3000 at the Harry Ransom Center, and Mayers Fellowship of $2500 at the Huntington awarded to Dr Eva Griffith to study manuscript and print works by James Shirley.
- 2010-11. Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography of $3000 awarded Dr Alison Searle, supporting a Houghton Library Visiting Fellowship at Harvard University.
- 2010. Durham University faculty funding of £982 awarded to Dr Eva Griffith for a conference and collating trip to Paris.
- 2010. Malone Society Fellowship of £440 awarded to Dr Alison Searle to obtain reprographics of eight copies of Shirley's The Sisters in North American repositories.
- 2009. The British Academy awarded £895 to Dr Alison Searle to collate the European copies of The Sisters.
- 2009. The Anglo-Daiwa Japanese Foundation awarded £1500 to Professor Eugene Giddens and Dr Alison Searle for a collation trip to Meisei University, home to a huge collection of Shirley's works.
- 2008. Clark-Huntingdon Bibliographical Fellowship of $4000 and National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend of $6000 awarded to Professor Eugene Giddens (Anglia Ruskin).
- 2008. British Academy Small Research Grant of £5239 awarded to Dr Teresa Grant (Warwick). Emily Collins appointed as researcher to collate Shirley's The Gentleman of Venice and The Politician (1655).