The Humanities Tennessee is seeking applications for its 2022 General Grants Program to support public humanities projects that are designed to serve Tennesseans who are not employed by or enrolled in colleges and universities.
Donor Name: Humanities Tennessee
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $75,000
Examples of activities and formats eligible for Humanities Tennessee’s funding
- Developing community engagement activities for exhibitions, publications, or the arts
- Organizing a panel, lecture series, community meetings with a facilitated discussion for audiences about challenging and relevant topics
- Developing interpretive exhibits, or hosting traveling ones, that dive deeply into historical or contemporary issues
- Creation of K-12 curriculum materials for humanities classrooms
- Developing guided tours of museums, historic sites, neighborhoods, or landscapes
- Creating and launching media–film, podcasts, and online media
Humanities Tennessee will award $75,000.
Any not-for-profit organization or governmental agency is eligible to apply for grants, including museums, libraries, historical societies, colleges and universities, public television and radio corporations, arts organizations, municipalities, churches and religious organizations, neighborhood and community groups, social service agencies, and various state agencies. Small, not-for-profit groups without official IRS tax-exempt status may also apply.
For Media Projects
- Out-of-state organizations are only eligible for scripting/preproduction grants
- Only Tennessee institutions/filmmakers are eligible for grants for production and post-production/distribution.
- Grant proposals from “pass-through” agencies are not eligible.
- Production personnel will be required to submit samples of their past work.
For more information, visit General Grants 2022.