The draft deadline for fall Humanities and Heritage grants is August 27th — just two weeks away — and the final deadline is September 24th. If you’ve been thinking of applying for a KHC grant, but need some ideas, here’s a roundup of articles about recent KHC-supported grant projects to provide “grants-piration.”
Humanities grant support projects that engage the public with the humanities. Funding is available for the creation of short documentary films, lecture series, museum exhibitions, and other humanities events. Click on the links to learn more about Humanities grant projects.
- Remembering the Great War 100 Years Later book discussion, Lansing
- State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda public programs, Overland Park/Kansas City
- Conducting Hope documentary film, Overland Park
- Graphic Novel & Comic Art Festival, Hutchinson
- Treece, Kansas: Ghost Town in the Making radio documentary, Treece
- #QR1863 Twitter event, Lawrence
- “Mad Men,” The Twist, and Cold War Politics in Kansas, 1962, Lawrence
- Strugglers Hill short film, Kansas City
- Take Shelter exhibition, Manhattan
Heritage grants are intended to support projects that preserve and interpret local historical and cultural resources. Funding is available for oral history and research projects, collections care, and photograph digitization. Click on the links to learn more about Heritage grant projects.
- Wabaunsee County photo digitization project, Alma
- South Hoisington: Stories from the Other Side of the Track oral history project, Barton County
- Prairie Letters transcription project, Wellington
- Gray County Korean War Veterans oral history project, Cimarron
- Kinsley Library’s oral history projects, Kinsley
- Gray Studios Glass Plate Negatives project, Stafford
Have an idea? Click here or contact Murl Riedel, director of grants, at murl(at)kansashumanities.org to get started. You can also find more grants-piration — plus information about upcoming deadlines — by subscribing to KHC E-News.