New Hampshire Humanities Grants
New Hampshire Humanities grants provide funds to support humanities organizations and public programs across New Hampshire. The public humanities bring the insights and knowledge of humanities disciplines – history, literature, philosophy, ethics, archeology, anthropology, linguistics, geography, the law or legal theory, classics, and cultural or religious studies – to bear on public life. These programs offer people the opportunity to interpret, question, and debate new ideas while learning about the world in which we live. Through such programs, the public humanities strengthen civic discourse and foster an informed citizenry, and therefore, fundamentally support both our local communities and national democracy.
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- Major Grants provide up to $10,000 to eligible organizations to support public humanities programs.
- Organizations must fulifll 1:1 cost-share to receive a grant.
- Applications are accepted quarterly, and a draft is due one month before the final application is submitted.
Mini Community Project Grants
- Mini Grants provide up to $2,000 to eligible organizations to support public humanities programs.
- Organizations must fulfill a 1:1 cost-share to receive a grant.
- Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
- Focus Grants provide grant funds to support public humanities programs on a theme or area of focus. 2022 Focus Grants will provide up to $2,000 in funds to support projects that align with the National Endowment for the Humanities, A More Perfect Union Initiative.
- There is no cost share.
- Application deadline: March 31, 2022.
- Funded through 2021 American Rescue Plan Act and the National Endowment for the Humanities, NHH SHARP grants provided operational and programmatic support to help organizations recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
- In April 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), providing $75 million to assist cultural institutions affected by the coronavirus. NHH CARES grants provided general operating support to eligible New Hampshire-based cultural nonprofits and public libraries.
To learn more
Submit an inquiry below or contact NHH Community Project Grant Manager Agnes Burt (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.