Upcoming Grants Related to Arts & Humanities

 

National Park Service: African American Civil Rights Grant Program

Deadline: Dec 3, 2019

The National Park Service’s (NPS) African American Civil Rights Grant Program (AACR) supports projects to document, interpret, and preserve the sites related to the African American struggle to gain equal rights as citizens in the 20th Century. AACR Grants are funded by the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF), administered by the NPS, and fund a broad...


 

Arts Midwest: Shakespeare in American Communities

Deadline: Dec 6, 2019

Shakespeare in American Communities is a national theater program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, bringing performances and related educational activities to audiences across the country. The program supports high-quality, professional productions of Shakespeare’s plays and related educational activities for middle and high school students in underserved schools throughout...


 

Aaron Copland Fund for Music: Recording Program

Deadline: Nov 15, 2019

In keeping with his lifelong devotion to contemporary music, Aaron Copland created the Aaron Copland Fund for Music. The Fund’s purpose is to encourage and improve public knowledge and appreciation of contemporary American music. The Recording Program’s objectives are to: Document and provide wider exposure for the music of contemporary American composers Develop audiences for...


 

Lenfest Institute: Facebook Journalism Project Community Network

Deadline: Nov 6, 2019

The mission of the Facebook Journalism Project (FJP) Community Network is to support and connect people and organizations that are building community through local news. FJP offers grants as well as opportunities to connect with industry experts. Whether a person or publisher is trying to build a new business around memberships, report in an underserved...


 

National Park Service: Save America’s Treasures – Collections

Deadline: Dec 10, 2019

Save America’s Treasures grants from the Historic Preservation Fund provide preservation and/or conservation assistance to nationally significant historic properties and collections. This program supports the following Department of the Interior (DOI) priorities: Modernizing infrastructure: Remove impediments to infrastructure development and facilitate private sector efforts to construct infrastructure projects serving American needs Restoring trust with local...


 

National Park Service: Historic Preservation Fund Grants to Underrepresented Communities

Deadline: Dec 17, 2019

The National Park Service’s (NPS) Underrepresented Community Grant Program (URC) is intended to diversify the nominations submitted to the National Register of Historic Places to include communities that are currently underrepresented. Projects include surveys and inventories of historic properties associated with communities underrepresented in the National Register, as well as the development or amendment of...


 

Society of Environmental Journalists: Fund for Environmental Journalism

Deadline: Nov 15, 2019

The Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) seeks proposals for story grants on U.S. public lands. Story proposals that reflect diverse perspectives (including, but not limited to, gender, racial, ethnic, and economic diversity) are encouraged. Amount: Applicants may request up to $5,000. Eligibility: SEJ members in good standing may apply with no fee, as can members...


 

National Archives and Records Administration: Access to Historical Records: Major Initiatives Program

Deadline: Jan 16, 2020

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) seeks projects that will significantly improve public discovery and use of major historical records collections. NHPRC is especially interested in collections of America’s early legal records, such as the records of colonial, territorial, county, and early statehood and tribal proceedings that document the evolution of the nation’s...


 

Corporation for Public Broadcasting: Coming Home – Connecting to Community

Deadline: Oct 25, 2019

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), is supporting a new public media initiative, Coming Home – Connecting to Community, to increase and promote authentic local storytelling through multi-platform media (original television, radio, and digital-first) and engagement that develops and delivers a renewed narrative about life in rural America. New multi-platform content, created by local stations...


 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Using Music to Teach Mathematics Grants

Deadline: Nov 1, 2019

The purpose of this grant is to incorporate music into the elementary school classroom to help young students learn mathematics. Grants will be awarded to persons currently teaching mathematics in grades Pre-K-2 level. This award is for individual classroom teachers or small groups of teachers collaborating in one grade or across grade levels. The definition...


 

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation: USArtists International

Deadline: Nov 22, 2019

USArtists International (USAI) supports performances by U.S. artists at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces around the globe. Committed to the presence of U.S. based artists on world stages, USArtists International provides grants to ensembles and individual performers in dance, music, and theatre invited to perform at significant international festivals and performing arts markets. USAI...


 

Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences: Academy Grants Program – FilmCraft

Deadline: Dec 1, 2019

The Academy Grants program directly supports the overall mission of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: to recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures. Through the Grants Program, the Academy seeks to adhere to the following guiding...


 

Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences: Academy Grants Program – FilmWatch

Deadline: Nov 1, 2019

The Academy Grants program directly supports the overall mission of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: to recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures. Through the Grants Program, the Academy seeks to adhere to the following guiding...


 

Sparkplug Foundation

Deadline: Oct 8, 2019

The Sparkplug Foundation is a family foundation that funds start-up organizations and new projects of established organizations in music, education, and community organizing. It aims to support the development of emerging democratic movements and communities working on issues of local democracy, justice, and sustainable energy in the rebuilding of the U.S. and global economies. Specifically,...


 

National Opera Center America: Innovation Grants

Deadline: Oct 30, 2019

Opera Center America’s Innovation Grants support vibrant professional company members in implementing innovative projects in opera’s most important areas of practice, including artistic vitality, audience experience, organizational effectiveness, and community connections. The program enables companies to increase their investment in experimentation and innovation, and contribute to field-wide learning. Grants will support projects that are: Efforts...