Storying Arizona

Grant to an Arizona Nonprofit, Agency, or School for
Public Archeological and Cultural Programming

GrantWatch ID#: 175865
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Arizona Humanities


11/01/16 5:00 PM Arizona Time

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Grant of $10,000 to an Arizona nonprofit, government agency, school, community organization, service group, or library for a collaborative project that connects residents with the State’s culture, history, and archeology. Workshops will be held September 28 and October 7.

This one-time grant will be awarded to a team of organizations proposing public programs designed to support a collaborative team of two or more organizations’ planned Storying Arizona programming. Programs may include those which educate, interpret, or promote awareness of the architectural, cultural, and archaeological resources of Arizona using a community-centered approach.

Organizations are encouraged to utilize the community-centered methods pioneered by the Papago Salado Association Inc.’s Story Tour Project, however, projects do not have to revolve around the Papago Salado region. Proposals may focus on and conduct programs in any region of Arizona.

Applications must demonstrate that the humanities are central to the project. To be considered for support, projects are required to:

-Actively involve a humanities scholar
-Involve public discussion of and/or distribution of humanistic work
-Present objective points of view
-Feature free and open access to any public events



Grants are one-time only. Projects may begin after February 1, 2017.

Public programming elements of the proposal must be completed within twelve (12) calendar months.

Any nonprofit group is eligible to apply for grants, including schools, libraries, museums, civic groups, government agencies, service clubs, tribal organizations, professional associations, historical societies, educational institutions and community organizations.

Grants are given only for projects or programs that take place in Arizona and/or have direct significance to Arizona.

Proposals which also plan to take on responsibility for the Papago Salado Association, Inc. Story Tour website ( and maintain, expand, and/or use its materials and methods are preferred.

Arizona Humanities cannot support the following:

-Individuals (must be a nonprofit organization)
-Advocacy or partisan objectives
-Direct action campaigns
-Operating costs, construction, or renovation
-Profit-making projects
-Scholarships and fellowships
-Occupational training
-Museum, school, or library acquisitions
-Academic credit
-Research for solely scholarly purposes
-Universities, colleges, or affiliated organizations for programs designed primarily for their students

Applicants are invited to attend one of the following in-person workshops to learn more about this grant opportunity:

-Wednesday, September 28, 9:00 - 10:00 AM
-Friday, October 7, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Register online here:

Applicants must demonstrate at least 1:1 match of grant funds through any combination of in-kind, cash donation, other outside grants, or federal funds. Applicants should include any matching provided by all partner organizations in the proposed budget.

The application must be submitted by one Project Director from a primary applicant organization who will be responsible for communicating with Arizona Humanities and reporting at the end of the grant period.

Proposals must include at least one additional partner organization. Letters of commitment from each partner organization detailing the nature of their role in the project must be submitted with the application.

Grant applications must be submitted through the online grants portal no later 5:00 PM Arizona Time on the due date. Applicants can monitor the status of grant applications within the online grants portal.

Full proposals are due November 1, 2016. Applicants will be notified of the decision by December 1, 2016 for projects beginning after February 1, 2017.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

Samantha Anderson, Grants Manager
602-257-0335 x25

Arizona Humanities
1242 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004

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