Collaboration Grants provide tax-exempt organizations with funds to partner with other community groups to deliver in-depth public humanities programming built around a core idea or theme.

Application Deadline: Inquiry form due April 30, 2021; full application due July 31, 2021

Additional Grant Details

Goals and Timeline

Partnerships may be among organizations within a community, within a region or even across the state. Formats and approaches may vary—anything from a weeklong festival to a series of public workshops spread over several months—as long as the programming involves humanities topics/humanistic approaches, engages wide audiences and has a meaningful impact on the communities in which it takes place.

  • Application Deadline: Inquiry form due April 30, 2021; full application due July 31, 2021
  • Notification: Approximately six weeks after the application deadline
  • Date Projects May Begin: Oct. 1, 2021
  • Date by Which Projects Must Be Completed: Within two years of notification

Other Details

  • This grant requires at least a 50 percent cash/in-kind match.
  • We plan to award one or two Collaboration Grants in 2021.
  • Indiana Humanities grants are funded through the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, a federal agency.

Collaboration Grant Highlights

NEWS

Social Alchemy: A Collaborative Effort to Explore Utopia in Indiana

In April, listeners near and far tuned in to hear the debut of a podcast episode telling the mystical and tragic journey of Father George Rapp, founder of an early-1800s utopian society at New Harmony, Indiana. The podcast is just one component of a multifaceted, multiyear project called Social Alchemy, produced by the Indianapolis cultural nonprofit Big Car Collaborative in conjunction with partners across the state (and supported by an Indiana Humanities Collaboration Grant).

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Contact George Hanlin, director of grants:
ghanlin@indianahumanities.org | 317.616.9784

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