About Our Grants

Indiana Humanities offers a number of grant opportunities each year. Our standard annual grants include the Action Grant, Historic Preservation Education Grant, INcommon Grant, Innovation Grant and Collaboration Grant. We occasionally offer special grants as well.

Scroll down to find more information about the grants we’re offering in 2021. Quick links to each of the grant’s guidelines are to the right.

Want a quick overview for your office? 2021 Indiana Humanities Grant Overview 

Wilma Gibbs Moore Fellowships

New $2,500 fellowships, named for one of Indiana’s preeminent scholars on African American history, Wilma Gibbs Moore, will support new humanities research on anti-Black racial injustice and structural racism in Indiana and how Black Hoosiers have responded. Selected fellows may use the funds to pursue scholarly research and will present their research to the public by the end of 2021. The application cycle for this grant has closed. 

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Indiana Humanities CARES Grants

Nonprofit organizations that provide public humanities programming were invited to apply for funding relief due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants ranged from $5,000 to $15,000, depending on the size of the organization’s budget and were to be used only for general operating support. The application cycle for this grant has closed. 

See Grantees and Statewide Impact 


Upcoming Grants Workshops

Because of the pandemic, we have suspended all in-person workshops at this time. You can learn more about our 2021 offerings by watching our grants webinar

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Grant Booklets