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Hewlett 50 Arts Commissions Applications Now Open!

Applications are now open for the 2018 round of our Hewlett 50 Arts Commissions. This year, 10 local nonprofit organizations will receive grants of $150,000 each to commission significant new works of theater, spoken word and musical theater and premiere them in the Bay Area. Applications for this year’s awards …

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Upcoming Webinars: Humanities for All Project Grants & Quick Grants Now Open for Applications

California Humanities is now accepting applications for Humanities for All Project Grants (through February 1, 2018) and Humanities for All Quick Grants (through February 15, 2018).  Please join us for our upcoming informal grant application webinars for an opportunity to ask questions about the guidelines and application process. These webinars will …

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Your support keeps humanities programs thriving throughout California

HELP US SHAPE THE FUTURE OF CALIFORNIA California Humanities is a nonprofit organization funded by foundations, corporations, government agencies, and individuals like you. Each year, California Humanities’ programs reach more than five million people throughout our state and beyond. We tell untold stories and amplify unheard voices. By strengthening the rich …

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What Will You Be Reading Over the Holiday Break?

California Humanities staff share some of the books they’re hoping to read or receive over the holiday break. Julie Fry’s reading list includes: Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie weaves together the lives of three characters swept up in the turbulence of a seminal moment in …

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NEH Offering National Veterans Program Opportunities

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is currently accepting participant applications for their 2017-2018 dialogues program, Coming Home: Dialogues on the Moral, Psychological and Spiritual Impacts of War. Additionally, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is establishing a National Native American Veterans Memorial as a chance …

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2018 Grant Opportunities from California Humanities

It’s almost the new year and we’re excited to share all of our grant opportunities for 2018! California Humanities Grant Deadlines for 2018: February 1 Humanities for All, Project Grants (Application Webinar on Dec 15, 2017. Register here.) February 15 Humanities for All, Quick Grants (Application Webinar on Jan 8, …

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Gear up for California Arts Council grant season!

Does your organization want to make a difference through culture and creative expression? The California Arts Council wants to help! State arts funding saw a significant permanent increase this year. Greater investment equals greater opportunity to meet the demand for arts and cultural experiences across California. Don’t miss out on …

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Honoring National Native American Heritage Month

In the summer of 1990, President George H. Bush declared the month of November as National Native American Heritage Month. This month is intended to celebrate the history, culture and traditions of America’s Indigenous peoples. Through a collaborative project of the Library of Congress, the National Endowment for the Humanities, …

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