Grant Opportunities



NEH Public Humanities Projects Grants
DEADLINE: January 12, 2022
The Public Humanities Projects program supports projects that bring the ideas of the humanities to life for general audiences through public programming. Projects must engage humanities scholarship to analyze significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history. Small and mid-sized organizations are especially encouraged to apply.

Les Paul Foundation Grants
DEADLINE: January 15, 2022
Funding consideration is given to programs and projects that encourage innovation in music production and/or performance and to innovative STEM or STEAM programs for students and others in challenging situations. All applicants must describe how Les Paul’s story will be shared.

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood Grants
DEADLINE: Letter of Intent by January 31, 2022
Supports development projects and promising research with the potential to significantly enhance the physical and mental health, safety, nutrition, play, social integration, and/or quality of life of children, from birth through seven years of age. Grants are only made if a successful project outcome will likely be of significant interest to other professionals, within the grantee’s field of endeavor, and would have a direct benefit and potential national application.

Libraries Transform Communities Engagement Grant
DEADLINE: February 1, 2022
The Libraries Transform Communities Engagement Grant recognizes, promotes and supports innovative and meaningful community engagement efforts in libraries. It will provide two grants of $2,000 for a school, public, academic, tribal or special library to expand its community engagement efforts. For the 2021–2022 cycle, libraries are invited to submit applications for a community engagement project that focuses on a social justice issue of importance in their communities.

Peggy Barber Tribute Grant
DEADLINE: February 1, 2022
This grant recognizes, promotes, and supports meaningful programs in libraries that have limited and/or no access to budgetary support for programming. Three libraries will be awarded $2,500 to support a proposed humanities-based program, program series, or programming effort. Applicants must be members of ALA or ARSL.

Lola Homsher Research Grants
DEADLINE: February 28, 2022
Need financial assistance to help finalize your history project?  The Wyoming State Historical Society, a non-profit membership driven educational organization, offers cash grants to people involved in research activities based on various aspects of the state’s history.  The grants, ranging from $100 up to $1,500 are awarded based on applications submitted to the Society’s Lola Homsher Endowment Fund Committee.

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