Grant Application

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If there is a fiscal sponsor, the fiscal sponsor is considered the applicant organization. Attach a copy of the sponsorship agreement.
NHH grants are funded in part by federal funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Therefore, applicants must obtain a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and register on the System for Awards Management ( Both are free but may take some time to complete. NHH must be able to independently verify your organization’s registration so either 1) make sure your registration is made public so we can see it on the site or 2) provide proof of current registration when awarded a grant and at any time that you request grant funds. Grantees MUST keep registration active for the duration of their project period.
FOR MAJOR GRANTS (requests $1,001 - $10,000) a separate Humanities Expert Statement (approximately 1000 words) is required. See instructions on the Role of the Project Humanities Expert
Primary Humanities Content: What one or two humanities disciplines(s) does your project primarily involve? (mark an X following subject)
Project Narrative
Maximum 1,500 words for narrative, including numbers and headings.
3. Ideas and Questions
Describe how the planned materials, events and activities will help people to feel welcome, learn, and explore the topic from multiple perspectives. List up to three open-ended, essential questions the programs and activities will address and describe in what ways participants will have the opportunity to discuss them (e.g., facilitated discussion led by project humanities expert after watching film).

Certifications and Signatures: 
I certify that the information in this application is true and accurate, that the individuals and organizations named in it have agreed to participate in the proposed project on the terms specified, and that I will take responsibility for the execution of this project in keeping with the plan outlined in this proposal and according to the principles described in the New Hampshire Humanities Community Project Grant Guidelines.

In addition, by signing and submitting a grant application, the Executive Director or Board Chair of the applicant organization is providing the applicable federal certifications regarding compliance with nondiscrimination statutes, debarment, and suspension, as set forth in the Community Project Grant Guidelines and as follows:
1. Certification regarding debarment, suspension, ineligibility, and voluntary exclusion: (a) The prospective lower-tier participant (applicant) certifies, by submission of this proposal, that neither it nor its principals is presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible, or voluntarily excluded from participation in this transaction by any federal department or agency.
(b) Where the prospective lower-tier participant is unable to certify the statements in the certification, such prospective participant shall attach an explanation to this proposal.

2. Certification regarding nondiscrimination statutes: The applicant certifies that it will comply with the following nondiscrimination statutes and their implementing regulations:

(a) Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.), which provides that no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity for which the applicant received federal financial assistance;

(b) Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended (20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance;

(c) the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended (42 U.S.C. 6101 et seq.), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance, except that actions which reasonably take age into account as a factor
necessary for the normal operation or achievement of any statutory objective of the program or activity shall not violate this statute;

(d) Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. 794), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance.

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