Humanities for All is a grant program that supports projects in the public humanities. This program responds to the needs and interests of Californians, encourages greater public participation in humanities programming, particularly by new and/or underserved audiences. It aims to promote understanding and empathy among all our state’s peoples in order to cultivate a thriving democracy.
|Application Opens||Application Deadline||Grant Period|
|December 1, 2022||January 17, 2023||June 1, 2023-May 31, 2025|
|June 1, 2023||July 17, 2023||December 1, 2023-November 20, 2025|
Project Grants ($10,000 to $25,000) are awarded twice a year to large scale public humanities projects of up to two-years duration from the award date. Appropriate programming formats include but are not limited to virtual and in-person interpretive exhibits, community dialogue and discussion series, workshops and participatory activities, presentations and lectures, conversations and forums, and interactive and experiential activities. Eligibility is limited to California-based nonprofit organizations and non-federal public agencies. Note: Awards must be matched with an equivalent amount of cash or in-kind resources over the life of the project.
Deadline January 17, 2023 5 p.m. PT. New materials will post here in late fall; guidelines from the prior round are available below as a reference. To learn more, join California Humanities staff at our Applicant Webinar on December 15, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. PT.
For more information, contact Project & Evaluation Director Felicia Kelley. | E-mail: email@example.com
Current grantees, please use the Grant Portal button at top of the page.