Innovation Grants provide tax-exempt organizations with funds to develop and implement bold and creative public humanities programs that introduce new ideas, utilize unique approaches and/or reach underserved audiences.

 

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

Additional Grant Details

Goals and Timeline

The goal is to support projects that apply fresh and inventive components or methods to help people learn new information, consider different perspectives, share ideas and understand one another better. Programs should be creative (maybe even risky) and stretch boundaries—and they must be open to the public and utilize the humanities as a tool for engagement.

  • 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 two or three Innovation Grants in 2021.
  • Indiana Humanities grants are funded through the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, a federal agency.

Innovation Grant Highlights

News

Indiana Humanities awards more than $26,000 in inaugural Innovation Grants

Grants to groups in Crothersville, Vincennes and South Bend will push the envelope with virtual-reality history programs and more.

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Resources

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Questions?

 

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

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