Grants

In partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities, Indiana Humanities offers a competitive grants program which awards funding to Indiana not-for-profit organizations, schools, and other institutions. We divide grants into two categories: Humanities Initiative Grants and Historic Preservation Education Grants.

HUMANITIES INITIATIVE GRANTS (HIG) 

Amount of Grant: Up to $2,000

2015 Deadlines: Feb. 2 and Aug. 3

Humanities Initiative Grants are awarded to not-for-profit organizations that sponsor public humanities programs such as town hall meetings, workshops, lectures, exhibits, reading and discussion programs, and the production of humanities resources.

ONLINE GRANT APPLICATION: 
** Download instructions
** Go to online grant application

PAST GRANT RECIPIENTS:

2015 Spring Grant Award Winners (pdf)

2014 Fall Grant Award Winners (pdf)

2014 Spring Grant Award Winners (pdf)

2013 Fall Award Winners (pdf)

2013 Spring Award Winners (pdf)

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION EDUCATION GRANTS (HPEG)

Amount of Grant: Up to $2,000

2015 Deadlines:

** March 2 (mandatory prospectus) – Download form, read guidelines to find how to submit

** April 17 (full application)

Historic Preservation Education Grants are awarded to support educational programs related to historic structures in Indiana. The program is sponsored jointly by Indiana Landmarks and the Indiana Humanities.

Eligible projects include lectures, workshops, conferences, the production of audiovisual materials, and heritage or cultural tourism programs. Educational print materials such as walking tour brochures, guides to historic homes, and curriculum units for K-12 classrooms constitute eligible projects as well.

ONLINE GRANT APPLICATION: 
** Download instructions
** Go to online grant application
** Frequently Asked Questions

PAST GRANT RECIPIENTS:

2014 Award Winners (pdf)

2013 Award Winners (pdf)

2012 Award Winners (pdf)

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QUESTIONS? Contact Nancy Conner, Director of Grants, nconner@indianahumanities.org or 800-675-8897, extension 128

 

Indiana Humanities connects people, opens minds and enriches lives by creating and facilitating programs that encourage Hoosiers to think, read and talk.