Foundation / Corporation
North Carolina Humanities Council
Grants of up to $750 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations for the planning of humanities projects. Funding may be used to secure the assistance of humanities consultants and scholars for planning purposes. Eligible costs include the consultant’s stipend or reimbursement for meals, lodging, and travel.
The North Carolina Humanities Council serves as an advocate for lifelong learning and thoughtful dialogue about all facets of human life. The Council facilitates the exploration and celebration of the many voices and stories of North Carolina’s cultures and heritage.
The North Carolina Humanities Council develops among North Carolinians an understanding of and appreciation for the humanities that can transform the way they see themselves and their communities. In support of these goals, the Council is committed to the following:
-An interdisciplinary approach to the humanities
-Discovery and understanding of the humanities--culture, identity, and history
-Respect for individual community members and community values
-Humanities scholarship and scholars to develop humanities perspectives
-Cultural diversity and inclusiveness
-Informed and active citizenship as an outgrowth of new awareness of self and community
North Carolina Humanities Council-sponsored programs must involve humanities scholars, scholarship and the public and are aimed at a wide, community-based audience. Proposals will be evaluated according to how well they fit with the mission and goals of the Council, including the following:
-Community involvement and its reflected diversity
-Strength of scholar(s)
-Potential long-term impact or replicability of the program
-Nature of the topic and intended audience
-Project’s contribution to the Council’s commitment to supporting public humanities programs throughout the state
Humanities scholars must be involved in both the planning and implementation of North Carolina Humanities Council funded projects.
The subject of the project must be within or addressed by one or more of the humanities disciplines. The North Carolina Humanities Council cannot fund projects which center on the creative or performing arts (theatre, dance, music, or visual arts) unless the arts set the stage for a humanities program. The North Carolina Humanities Council cannot fund projects which advocate social or political action. Public funds cannot be used to advocate personal/political points of view.
GrantWatch ID#: 164251
Up to $750
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Caitlin Patton, Program and Grants Manager
North Carolina Humanities Council
320 East 9th Street, Suite 414
Charlotte, NC 28202
P: (704) 687-1520
F: (704) 687-1550
USA: North Carolina
Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.
Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for feature-length film projects. Funding is intended to support projects at any production phase from development through post-production. Priority will be given to applications from early career and emerg
Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d
Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are
Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career psychologist for child psychology research projects. The purpose of the program is for research and demonstration projects that foster an understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholast
Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, educational institutions, and volunteer fire companies for community benefit projects. Funding is intended to support a wide range of impactful and sustainable initiatives that meet community needs.
Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. The Fu
Donations and sponsorships to USA nonprofits that provide programs and services in the areas of arts, PreK-12 education, and literacy. Funding is intended for both organizations with a national focus and organizations that provide local services. For local organizations