Upcoming Grants Related to Arts & Humanities

 

Righteous Persons Foundation

Deadline: Jan 16, 2019

The Righteous Persons Foundation is dedicated to supporting efforts that build a vibrant, just, and inclusive Jewish community in the United States. The Foundation is currently targeting national-level projects that: Foster Jewish arts, culture, and identity: To revitalize and illuminate Jewish identity today, the Foundation will invest in projects that make the old new –...


 

Samuel H. Kress Foundation: History of Art Grants Program

Deadline: Dec 15, 2018

The History of Art program supports scholarly projects that will enhance the appreciation and understanding of European art and architecture. Grants are awarded to projects that create and disseminate specialized knowledge, including archival projects, development and dissemination of scholarly databases, documentation projects, museum exhibitions and publications, photographic campaigns, scholarly catalogues and publications, and technical and...


 

National Archives and Records Administration: Publishing Historical Records in Documentary Editions

Deadline: Jun 12, 2019

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) of the National Archives supports projects that promote access to America’s historical records to encourage understanding of democracy, history, and culture. The NHPRC seeks proposals to publish documentary editions of historical records. Projects may focus on broad historical movements in U.S. history, such as politics, law (including...


 

Institute of Museum and Library Services: Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries

Deadline: Feb 25, 2019

The Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP) program will support projects that strengthen the ability of small and rural libraries and archives to serve their communities. The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) invites applications that focus on transforming school library practice, community memory, or digital inclusion and are clearly linked to an...


 

National Endowment for the Arts: Challenge America

Deadline: Apr 11, 2019

Challenge America offers support primarily to small and mid-sized organizations for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations — those whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, ethnicity, economics, or disability. Note that age alone (e.g., youth, seniors) does not qualify a group as underserved; at least one...


 

National Historical Publications and Records Commission: Archives Collaboratives – Planning Grants

Deadline: Apr 4, 2019

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks projects that will make collections from small and under-represented archives more readily available for public discovery and use. The grant program will fund Archives Collaboratives to share best practices, tools, and techniques among partners; assess institutional strengths and opportunities; and develop plans and management structures for long-term...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Public Humanities Projects

Deadline: Jan 9, 2019

The Public Humanities Projects program supports projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences through in-person programming. Projects must engage humanities scholarship to analyze significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history. The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) encourages projects that involve members...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections

Deadline: Jan 31, 2019

The Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections (SCHC) program helps cultural institutions meet the complex challenge of preserving large and diverse holdings of humanities materials for future generations by supporting sustainable conservation measures that mitigate deterioration, prolong the useful life of collections, and support institutional resilience: the ability to anticipate and respond to disasters resulting from natural...


 

Daughters of the American Revolution: Special Projects Grants

Deadline: Dec 31, 2018

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Special Projects Grants Program provides local community grant funding to support projects exemplifying the organization’s mission areas of Historic Preservation, Education, and Patriotism. Examples of grant funding include: Historic Preservation: Restoration of historic buildings or sites; Preservation of documents or records, including cataloging and digitalization; Conservation...


 

Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico: Devasthali Family Foundation Fund

Deadline: Jan 4, 2019

The Devasthali Family Foundation Fund seeks to assist organizations in positively impacting the arts, education, and child hunger in southern New Mexico. Amount: Three to four awards of up to $10,000 will be made. Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations or organizations with a fiscal sponsor that are located in Dona Ana, Hidalgo, Otero, Sierra, Grant, Lincoln, or...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Landmarks of American History and Culture – Workshops for School Teachers

Deadline: Feb 14, 2019

TheNational Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Landmarks of American History and Culture program supports a series of one-week workshops for a national audience of K-12 educators that enhance and strengthen humanities teaching at the K-12 level. The program defines a landmark as a site of historic importance within the United States and its territories that...


 

Children’s Theatre Foundation of America: Founders Grant Concept Development Fund

Deadline: Feb 5, 2019

The Children’s Theatre Foundation of America (CFTA) challenges and supports theatre artists to achieve excellence in service to young people. CFTA’s Foundation Grant Concept Development Fund will support the development of new and innovative concepts and approaches to theatre for young audiences that: Have the potential to demonstrate diversity, racial equity, and inclusion Promote the...


 

Samuel H. Kress Foundation: Conservation Grants Program

Deadline: Jan 15, 2019

The Kress Foundation supports scholarly projects that promote the appreciation, interpretation, preservation, study, and teaching of European art from antiquity to the early 19th century. The Conservation program supports the professional practice of art conservation, especially as it relates to European art of the pre-modern era. Grants are awarded to projects that create and disseminate...


 

D’Addario Foundation

Deadline: Jan 31, 2019

The D’Addario Foundation provides monetary and product support to high-quality sustainable music instruction programs on the frontline to improve access to music education. It supports programs that bring music back into communities and schools and get kids playing as early and as frequently as possible. The Foundation believes in the transformative power of music and...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Collaborative Research Grants

Deadline: Dec 5, 2018

The Collaborative Research grant program encourages collaboration that proposes diverse approaches to topics, incorporates multiple points of view, and explores new avenues of inquiry that lead to publications and other resources for humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Collaborative Research grants support groups of two or more scholars engaging in significant and sustained research in...