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A compilation of web pages and books of potential interest to nonprofit organizations seeking funding opportunities related to humanities.
 


Web Sites

 

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22 Grants for Arts and Humanities
http://www.educationmoney.com/arts_humanities.html
EducationMoney.com repackages information from the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance.
(Last checked 06/17/13)

Arts and Cultural Affairs Grants/Programs Available from the U.S. Government
Posted in Grants.gov
http://grants.gov/search/search.do?mode=CATSEARCH&fundActivity=AR
Lists some of the most recent grant programs available.
(Last checked 06/17/13)

City of Detroit
Department of Arts and Grants
MiniGrants Program
http://www.detroitmi.gov/DepartmentsandAgencies/ArtsGrants/GrantInfoMiniGrants.aspx
The Minigrant program is a partnership between the City of Detroit and the State of Michigan. This program awards grants up to $4,000 three times annually to selected non-profit arts and cultural organizations in Wayne County. The Minigrant program is open to all non-profit arts and cultural organizations in Wayne County.
Also listed under Grants for Nonprofits-Arts.
(Last checked 06/17/13)

Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants
http://www.neh.gov/grants/odh/digital-humanities-start-grants
Receipt Deadline September 12, 2013for Projects Beginning May 2014
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) invites applications to the Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants program. This program is designed to encourage innovations in the digital humanities. Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants may involve research that brings new approaches or documents best practices in the study of the digital humanities; planning and developing prototypes of new digital tools for preserving, analyzing, and making accessible digital resources, including librariesí and museumsí digital assets; scholarship or studies that examine the philosophical or practical implications and impact of the use of emerging technologies in specific fields or disciplines of the humanities, or in interdisciplinary collaborations involving several fields or disciplines; innovative uses of technology for public programming and education utilizing both traditional and new media; and new digital modes of publication that facilitate the dissemination of humanities scholarship in advanced academic as well as informal or formal educational settings at all academic levels.
(Last checked 06/17/13)

Foundation Funding for the Humanities : An Overview of Current and Historical Trends
http://www.amacad.org/publications/human_funding.pdf
The Foundation Center's first-ever study focused exclusively on humanities giving. Prepared in cooperation with the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the report documents the size and scope of foundation giving for the humanities between 1992 and 2002 and includes an incisive essay by James A. Smith, an historian of philanthropy, on the principal grantmakers and trends influencing foundation support for the humanities from the start of the twentieth century through today. Loren Renz. New York: Foundation Center, June 2004.
(Last checked 06/17/13)

Grants.gov : Current Federal Funding Opportunities for Humanities
http://grants.gov/search/search.do?mode=CATSEARCH&fundActivity=HU
Lists some of the most recently announced humanities funding programs from the federal government.
(Last checked 06/17/13)

Humanities Grants Available through the State of Michigan, try the Michigan Electronic Grants Administration and Management System Portal (EGrAMS).

Humanities Grants/Programs Available from the U.S. Government
Posted on Grants.gov
http://grants.gov/search/search.do?mode=CATSEARCH&fundActivity=HU
Some of the most current grant opportunities posted by the federal government.
(Last checked 06/17/13)

Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
Touring Grants
http://www.michiganhumanities.org/grants/touring.php
The Arts & Humanities Touring grants, provided by the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs and Michigan Humanities Council, will open on Sept. 16. At that time, nonprofit Michigan organizations can begin submitting grant requests to bring Touring performers, storytellers and cultural programming into their communities. All grant-funded events must be held between Oct. 10, 2013, and Aug. 17, 2014. Applications must be submitted through the online portal from the humanities council. Funds are available on first-come, first-serve basis. With questions, contact Gina Schreck at (517) 372-7770 or gschreck@mihumanities.org.
(Last checked 6/17/13)

Michigan Humanities Council
Grant Opportunities
http://www.michiganhumanities.org/grants/index.php
Describes the following grant opportunities:
(1) Major grants (up to $15,000)
(2) Quick grants (Up to $500)
(3) Planning grants (up to $1000)
(4) Arts & Humanities Touring Program Grants (up to 35% of costs or $3000)
(5) Transportation grants
(6) a Grants Archive Database describing previous successful grants
(7) solicitation for grants that might qualify under Federal Stimulus proposals
(Last checked 06/17/13)

Michigan Humanities Council
Touring Grants
http://www.michiganhumanities.org/grants/touring.php
The Arts & Humanities Touring grants, provided by the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs and Michigan Humanities Council, will open on Sept. 16. At that time, nonprofit Michigan organizations can begin submitting grant requests to bring Touring performers, storytellers and cultural programming into their communities. All grant-funded events must be held between Oct. 10, 2013, and Aug. 17, 2014. Applications must be submitted through the online portal from the humanities council. Funds are available on first-come, first-serve basis. With questions, contact Gina Schreck at (517) 372-7770 or gschreck@mihumanities.org.
(Last checked 6/17/13)

National Archives and Records Administration
http://www.archives.gov/
Provides links to information about funding available from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission as well as the Presidential Libraries.
Also listed under Arts and Cultural Activities and Historical Preservation.
(Last checked 06/17/13)

National Endowment for the Humanities
Grant Programs
http://www.neh.gov/grants
(Last checked 06/17/13)

National Historical Publications and Records Commission
http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/
NHPRC makes grants nationwide to help identify, preserve, and provide public access to records, photographs, and other materials that document American history. The grants go to state and local archives, colleges and universities, libraries, historical societies, and other nonprofit organizations throughout the United States.
Also listed under Arts and Cultural Activities and Historical Preservation.
(Last checked 06/17/13)

President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities
http://www.pcah.gov/
The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities has funding opportunities focusing on programs in youth arts and humanities learning; preservation and conservation; special events; and expansion of international cultural relations.
(Last checked 06/17/13)

Top 50 U.S. Foundations Awarding Grants for the Arts, Culture, and Humanities:
1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010
Source: FC Stats from the Foundation Center
(Last checked 06/17/13)


Books

The books mentioned on this page are available for public use in the Michigan State University Libraries. If you are unable to visit our library, consider visiting a Foundation Center Cooperating Collection in your home state or a local public library in your home town. If the books are not available there, ask about interlibrary loan or visit a local bookstore to find out whether they can be purchased.

BEFORE AND AFTER DISASTERS : FEDERAL FUNDING FOR CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS
http://www.arts.gov/pub/DisasterRecovery.pdf
This PDF document from September 2005 "is designed to help archives, arts centers, libraries, museums, historical societies, and historic sites find resources" for "developing disaster plans, providing staff training, and protecting their collections." The report "includes ... information for 15 federal grant and loan programs and covers sources of federal assistance for preparedness, mitigation, and response, ... [and] recovery." Also provides information about sample projects. From the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).
(Last checked 06/17/13)

 

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