Upcoming Grants Related to Arts & Humanities

 

National Geographic: Documenting Human Migrations

Deadline: Jul 10, 2019

There are over 65,000,000 refugees in the world today and millions more “environmental migrants” are expected over the coming decades. These migrations are challenging social bonds and resource allocations across the world, motivating political agendas and potential backlash, but also creating new and dynamic multicultural communities. The goal of the Documenting Human Migrations program is...


 

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: Scholarly Communications Program

Deadline: Jul 1, 2019

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation invites community-based archives in the United States and its territories to submit proposals to fund one or more of the following areas of need: Operational support for the organization, including general support for staff, space, and utilities Collections care, including storage, cataloging, description, and preservation Programming and outreach activities, including...


 

National Endowment for the Arts: Our Town

Deadline: Aug 8, 2019

Our Town is the National Endowment for the Arts’ (NEA’s) creative placemaking grants program. These grants support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. Successful Our Town projects ultimately lay the groundwork for systemic changes that sustain the integration of arts,...


 

City of Santa Fe: Community Arts Development

Deadline: Jun 10, 2019

The Community Arts Development program (CAD) funds projects of high artistic quality that provide arts services to the local community, with an emphasis on projects that bring the community together to celebrate the diversity of artistic heritage. Organizations who receive contracts for funding shall provide the following services: All required services to ensure the presentation...


 

National Archives and Records Administration: Public Engagement with Historical Records

Deadline: Oct 3, 2019

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) seeks projects that encourage public engagement with historical records, including the development of new tools that enable people to engage online. The NHPRC is looking for projects that create models and technologies that other institutions can freely adopt. In general, collaborations between archivists, documentary editors, historians, educators,...


 

Aaron Copland Fund for Music: Performance Program

Deadline: Jul 1, 2019

The Performance program’s objective is to support performing and presenting organizations whose artistic excellence encourages and improves public knowledge and appreciation of serious contemporary American music. Funds are available for general operating support for professional performing ensembles and presenting organizations with a history of substantial commitment to contemporary American music and with plans to continue...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

Deadline: Jul 16, 2019

The Humanities Collections and Reference Resources (HCRR) program supports projects that provide an essential underpinning for scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities. Thousands of libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations across the country maintain important collections of books and manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings and moving images, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts, art and material...


 

D’Addario Foundation

Deadline: Sep 30, 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...


 

Penn National Gaming Foundation

Deadline: Jul 1, 2019

The Penn National Gaming Foundation supports numerous local non-profit organizations in the communities in which Penn National operates. Focus areas are detailed below. Community Development: Projects and programs related to community infrastructure improvements, public safety, economic development, housing, historic preservation, citizen involvement, civic leadership training, and other general community activities Education: Programs which support preschool,...


 

National Endowment for the Arts: Art Works 2

Deadline: Jul 11, 2019

Art Works is the National Endowment for the Arts’ (NEA) principal grants program. Through project-based funding, NEA supports public engagement with, and access to, various forms of excellent art across the nation, the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration...


 

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: Community-based Archives

Deadline: Jul 1, 2019

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Scholarly Communications program has a history of making grants to help diversify the body of primary source evidence available to, for example, activists, artists, researchers in humanities fields, community historians, genealogists, teachers, and students. These grants are designed to support and strengthen a body of archival practice, called community-based archiving....


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Humanities Initiatives at Hispanic-Serving Institutions

Deadline: Jul 12, 2019

Humanities Initiatives at Hispanic-Serving Institutions help strengthen the teaching and study of the humanities by developing new humanities programs, resources, or courses, or by enhancing existing ones. Applicants are encouraged to draw on the knowledge of outside scholars who would contribute expertise and fresh insights to the project. Each project must be organized around a...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Humanities Initiatives at Community Colleges

Deadline: Jul 12, 2019

The humanities can play a vital role at community colleges by expanding students’ intellectual horizons and by increasing their ability to read, write, and think analytically. The humanities can develop these capacities and thereby help prepare students for careers and for lives as engaged citizens. Humanities Initiatives at Community Colleges support community colleges’ commitment to...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Digital Projects for the Public

Deadline: Jun 12, 2019

Digital Projects for the Public grants support projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats, such as websites, mobile applications, and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments. The projects must be designed to attract broad public audiences. All Digital Projects for the Public projects should: Present...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

Deadline: Jun 19, 2019

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Digital Humanities Advancement Grants (DHAG) support digital projects throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and long-term sustainability. Experimentation, re-use, and extensibility are hallmarks of this grant program, leading to innovative work that can scale to enhance research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities. Digital Humanities...