State and Jurisdictional Humanities Councils General Operating Support Grants

Active
Yes
Status
Forecasted
Estimated Post Date
February 1st, 2025
Estimated Close Date
May 1st, 2025
Estimated Award Date
October 31st, 2025
Total Funding
$50,000,000.00
Award Ceiling
$3,000,000.00
Award Floor
$300,000.00
Expected No. Awards
56
Opportunity No.
20250501-SO

Agency

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Humanities

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Mandatory

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The National Endowment for the Humanities is offering State and Jurisdictional Humanities Councils General Operating Support Grants. These grants provide general operating support to humanities councils in the United States and its jurisdictions. The councils tailor their grantmaking and programs to the needs, resources, and interests of their state or jurisdiction, while also extending the reach of NEH-funded projects and further strengthening the agency's connection to local communities. The grants require a cost sharing or matching requirement and are available to independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) state and jurisdictional humanities councils. The estimated total program funding is $50,000,000, with an expected number of 56 awards. The award ceiling is $3,000,000, and the award floor is $300,000. The application deadline and other important dates can be found on the additional information URL: State Humanities Councils General Operating Support Grants. For more information, you can contact the Office of Federal/State Partnership at the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Description

This program provides general operating support grants to humanities councils in the United States and its jurisdictions. State and jurisdictional humanities councils tailor their grantmaking and programs to the needs, resources, and interests of their state or jurisdiction, while also extending the reach of NEH-funded projects and further strengthening the agency’s connection to local communities.

Contact Information

PrimaryOffice of Federal/State Partnership National Endowment for the Humanities 400 Seventh Street, SW Washington, DC 20506
(202) 606-8254
fedstate@neh.gov

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