The Humanities Project Grants offer support for public humanities projects that encourage contemplation, spark conversation and engage the community. Eligible projects will use the humanities as the central resource to involve and benefit diverse groups of Iowans through educational programming that explore the human experience.
Funding for the Humanities Project Grant is made possible by an appropriation from the National Endowment for the Humanities, a federal agency, to the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs.
- Who: Iowa Nonprofits, Local Governments and Higher Education Institutions
- What: $1,000 - $20,000
- When: November 1, 2021 for the funding period of January 1, 2022 - October 31, 2022
How to Apply
- Read the guidelines.
- Watch the recorded informational webinar.
- Drop in on virtual office hours via Zoom to ask program staff questions at 11:00 a.m., October 6, 13, 20 and 27.
- Office Hours Zoom Link
Office Hours Zoom Call-In: 312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 626 286 2564
- Submit the application.
Manage Your Grant
See the Grantee Handbook (FY22) to le how to manage your grant, including contract compliance and publicity.
As a grant recipient, you must complete a final report form at the end of the process and share the impact of the project on the humanities in Iowa.