Humanities: National

American Association of Museums
American Library Association
Animating Democracy
Federation of State Humanities Councils
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Library of Congress
Library of Congress, American Memory
National Book Festival
National Archives
National Archives, National Historical Publications and Records Commission
National Endowment for the Arts
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Humanities Center
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Poets & Writers
Smithsonian Institution

Humanities: California

Alliance for California Traditional Arts
California Arts Council
California Historical Society
California Studies Association
California Thinkers
Online Archive of California
Zócalo Public Square

CA & West-Focused Publishers/Book Events

Heyday Books
Litquake (San Francisco’s Literary Festival)
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
University of California Press
BOOM: A Journal of California

Humanities Education/Research

Annenberg Learner
California History-Social Science Project 
California Writing Project
California Writing Project materials for K-12 teachers
Facing History and Ourselves
The Huntington
Imagining America
National Council for the Social Studies
National Writing Project
Stanford Humanities Center
University of California Humanities Network
University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI)
University of California Studies Consortium


Califa Library Group
California Center for the Book
California State Library
Southern California Library Cooperative

Media Organizations

Association for Independents in Radio
Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC)
Center for Digital Storytelling
International Documentary Association
Media Arts Center San Diego
San Francisco Film Society
Visual Communications
Youth Radio

Media Resources

Assessing Creative Media’s Social Impact
Understanding Distribution, Outreach/Strategic Communications and Audience Engagement


Autry National Center of the American West
California Association of Museums
California Museum For History, Women & The Arts
Exhibit Envoy
Oakland Museum of California

Programmatic Resources

Discussion Programs

Community Conversations
Literature & Medicine: Humanities at the Heart of Health Care®
Project on Civic Reflection
Organizing and managing book discussion groups

Oral History

A How-to Manual for Conducting Oral Histories Oral History and Story-sharing Resources Oral History Release form


How I See It: My Place Program Handbook—a guide to conducting a documentary photography and writing program for teens. Ideas for Developing Intergenerational Programs


Fiscal Sponsorship

Fiscal Sponsor Directory
National Network of Fiscal Sponsors
Selected publications on fiscal sponsorship
“Fiscal Sponsorship”
“What Is Fiscal Sponsorship?,” Community Initiatives

Fiscal Sponsorship Is Maturing as a Field,” Grantmakers in the Arts Reader, Vol. 21, No. 3, article by M. Melanie Beene
Fiscal Sponsorship: 6 Ways To Do It Right, book by Gregory Colvin
Guidelines for Pre-Approved Grant Relationship Fiscal Sponsorship


For resources related to grant and project management, please visit the relevant page via the "Grants" dropdown menu at the top of the page. For CDP grants, click here. For Community Stories grants, click here. For California Reads grants, click here.