The draft deadline for fall Humanities and Heritage grants is August 26th, and the final grants deadline is September 30th. If you’ve been thinking of applying for a KHC grant, but need inspiration or ideas, here is a roundup of articles about recent KHC-supported grant projects. Happy grant writing!
Humanities Grants 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.
- #QR1863 Twitter event, Lawrence
- State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda exhibit, Overland Park & Kansas City
- Heritage Trail: Hispanics & the Road to Santa Fe symposium, Larned
- Sorting Out Race: Examining Racial Identity & Stereotypes in Thrift Store Donations exhibit, North Newton
- When the Well Runs Dry documentary short film, Florence
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.
- Hesston tornado digitization project, Hesston
- Queen of the Mountain: Elizabeth Main Le Blond exhibit, Chanute
- The Things They Carried Home preservation workshops
- Writing My Way Back Home writing workshop, Leawood
- Building Communities: Mexican-American Fast-Pitch Softball Leagues oral history project, Kansas City
Has this blog post sparked a project 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.