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Lola Homsher Research Grant

Grants to Wyoming Historians to Carry
Out State-Specific Historic Research

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Wyoming State Historical Society (WSHS)

Deadline Date:

02/28/19 Midnight


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Grants ranging from $100 to $1,500 to Wyoming amateur and professional historians for the preservation, promotion, and research of state history. All topics must be directly related to Wyoming. Emphasis is placed on original research. A proposal must provide a statement of purpose and demonstrate the project's value to Wyoming history, as well as a description of how the public will benefit from the research.

Acceptable uses of grant funds include travel expenses (mileage, airfare, lodging, meals); research related fees (scanning and copy fees, flash drives); and postage.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177857

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants range from $100 up to $1,500.

The award also includes a complimentary one-year membership in the Wyoming State Historical Society. If applicant is already a member, then their membership will be extended for one year.

Term of Contract:

All projects must be completed in one year. An extension may be requested for extenuating circumstances.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applications are invited from both amateur and professional historians.

If an organization applies, one person must be designated as project director.

Preference will be given to Wyoming State Historical Society members.

Wyoming residents are also given preference.

Funds do not support the purchase of equipment and/or software, construction of exhibits, or publication costs. Proposals with such requests will be disqualified.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline is February 28, 2019 with applicants notified of the results in the spring. All applications must be submitted electronically via the Society’s website.

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

If you do not have access to the web, you may request forms from:

Linda Fabian
(307) 322-3014

All applications must be submitted electronically to:

Lola Homsher, Chair

Information is also available by writing:

Wyoming State Historical Society
Lola Homsher Research Grant Program
P.O. Box 247
Wheatland, WY 82201

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Wyoming