The Latest in Federal Grants Supporting the 🎨🧶📖 Arts & Humanities

Our latest edition of Federal Funding 🔦 Spotlight focuses on open opportunities relating to the arts and humanities. These programs aim to…

  • support the development of a 💭 comic book series and graphic novel to help combat violent extremism;
  • support artists in their effort to integrate the arts into the 🧶 fabric of community life;
  • help museums and libraries maintain important 🖼️ collections of books and manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings and moving images, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts;
  • strengthen the teaching and study of the 📃 humanities at Hispanic-serving institutions.

For a complete, 🔍 searchable list of federal funding opportunities, go to the Grants.gov Search tab.

Federal Funding Spotlight

 

Comic Series and Graphic Novel to Combat Violent Extremism

Department of State, U.S. Mission to Cameroon | Current Closing Date for Applications: August 1, 2019

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde, Cameroon invites all eligible organizations to submit a proposal to convert a TV series into a long form graphic novel and, separately, create a 10-issue superhero comic addressing anti-violent extremism themes. These two products will address the issue of preventing violent extremism among young people in contemporary Cameroonian society and highlight the power of civic engagement and peaceful community involvement to enact positive change and provide an alternative to violent extremism.

 

NEA Art Works 2, FY2020

National Endowment for the Arts | Current Closing Date for Applications: July 11, 2019

Art Works is the National Endowment for the Arts’ principal grants program. Through project-based funding, we support public engagement with, and access to, various forms of excellent art across the nation, the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life. Projects may be large or small, existing or new, and may take place in any part of the nation’s 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.

 

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

National Endowment for the Humanities | Current Closing Date for Applications: July 16, 2019 

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access is accepting applications for the Humanities Collections and Reference Resources (HCRR) program . The program supports projects that provide an essential underpinning for scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities. Thousands of libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations across the country maintain important collections of books and manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings and moving images, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts, art and material culture, and digital objects.

 

Humanities Initiatives at Hispanic-Serving Institutions

National Endowment for the Humanities | Current Closing Date for Applications: July 12, 2019 

NEH Humanities Initiatives at Hispanic-Serving Institutions help strengthen the teaching and study of the humanities by developing new humanities programs, resources, or courses, or by enhancing existing ones. Applicants are encouraged to draw on the knowledge of outside scholars who would contribute expertise and fresh insights to the project.

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