Upcoming Grants Related to Arts & Humanities

 

D’Addario Foundation

Deadline: Mar 31, 2020

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: Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections

Deadline: Jan 30, 2020

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections (SCHC) program seeks to help 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...


 

Kerr Foundation

Deadline: Jan 17, 2020

The Kerr Foundation supports nonprofit organizations, programs, and institutions that provide new or enhanced opportunities to those within the granting areas, particularly the young. The Foundation believes that this is best accomplished in the areas of education, health, cultural development, and community service as follows: Education: Institutions of higher learning and pre-collegiate organizations including health...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions

Deadline: Jan 15, 2020

Preservation Assistance Grants help small and mid-sized institutions—such as libraries, museums, historical societies, archival repositories, cultural organizations, town and county records offices, and colleges and universities—improve their ability to preserve and care for their significant humanities collections. These may include special collections of books and journals, archives and manuscripts, prints and photographs, moving images, sound...


 

Samuel H. Kress Foundation: History of Art Grants Program

Deadline: Jan 15, 2020

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...


 

Thoma Foundation

Deadline: Dec 31, 2019

The Thoma Art Foundation recognizes the power of the arts to challenge and shift perceptions, spark creativity, and connect people across cultures. It lends and exhibits artworks from its collection and supports innovative individuals and pivotal initiatives in the arts. The Foundation will fund programs that provide promising new insights into the fields of art...


 

National Geographic: Enduring Impacts – Archaeology of Sustainability

Deadline: Apr 22, 2020

The Enduring Impacts – Archaeology of Sustainability initiative focuses on the gathering and analysis of archaeological, paleoenvironmental, and paleoclimatological data for the purposes of increasing understanding of human-environmental interactions over time, to ultimately contribute to mitigating contemporary environmental and climatic crises. Current issues like climate change, overpopulation, disruptions in food security, and loss of habitat...


 

American Council of Learned Societies: Digital Extension Grants

Deadline: Jan 8, 2020

The Digital Extension Grants program will support digitally based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences. It is hoped that these grants will help advance humanistic scholarship by enhancing established digital projects, extending their reach to new communities of users, and supporting teams of scholars at all career stages as...


 

Bloomberg Philanthropies: Asphalt Art Initiative

Deadline: Dec 12, 2019

Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Asphalt Art Initiative responds to the growing number of cities around the world embracing art as an effective and relatively low-cost strategy to activate their streets. The initiative will provide support to small and medium sized U.S. cities to implement “asphalt art” interventions, defined as visual interventions on roadways (intersections and crosswalks), pedestrian...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Public Humanities Projects

Deadline: Jan 8, 2020

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. This program supports projects in three categories: Exhibitions (permanent, temporary, or traveling);...


 

Council on Library and Information Resources: Recordings at Risk Grant Program

Deadline: Jan 31, 2020

Recordings at Risk is a national regranting program that will support the preservation of rare and unique audio and audiovisual content of high scholarly value through digital reformatting. Awards cover costs of preservation reformatting for fragile and/or obsolete time-based media content by qualified external service providers. Eligible media may include, but are not necessarily limited...


 

Libraries and Autism: Autism Welcome Here

Deadline: Dec 2, 2019

The Autism Welcome Here: Library Programs, Services and More grant honors the work of Meg Kolaya for her contributions in promoting inclusion, connecting libraries and the autism community, and bringing awareness of the needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families to the library community. The grants will fund projects and services for...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

Deadline: Jan 15, 2020

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants (DHAG) support innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging digital projects at different stages of their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and sustainability. Experimentation, reuse, and extensibility are hallmarks of this program, leading to work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities. Proposals are...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Short Documentaries

Deadline: Jan 8, 2020

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Short Documentaries program supports the production and distribution of documentary films up to 30 minutes that engage audiences with humanities ideas in appealing ways. The program aims to extend the humanities to new audiences through the medium of short documentary films. Films must be grounded in humanities scholarship...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Media Projects – Production Grants

Deadline: Jan 8, 2020

The Media Projects – Production Grants program supports the production and distribution of radio, podcast, television, and long-form documentary film projects that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. All projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship. Projects must also demonstrate an approach that is thoughtful, balanced, and analytical. The approach...