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Upcoming grant deadlines for Humanities for All, Library Innovation Lab, & CDP NEXT GEN

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California Humanities’ deadlines for Humanities for All Project Grants, Quick Grants, Library Innovation Lab, and California Documentary Project NEXT GEN are all quickly approaching. See below for more information at a glance about upcoming deadlines, webinars, and grant periods.

Grant Program Deadline Grant Period Award Notification Features
Humanities for All Project Grant

Felicia Kelley
Project and Evaluation Director

February 1, 2019

Next: August 1, 2019*

June 1, 2019–May 31, 2021 4 months after submission Requests of $10,00-$20,000
Matching Funds 1:1
2 year time frame
At least 1 Humanities Advisor
Quick Grant

Lucena Lau Valle
Associate Program Officer

February 15, 2019

Next: June 14, October 15, 2019*

May 1, 2019–April 30, 2020 About 2 months after submission Requests of $1,000-$5,000
No Matching Funds Required
1 year time frame
No Humanities Advisor required
2 page narrative max
Library Innovation Lab   2019 Cohort

Felicia Kelley
Project and Evaluation Director

March 1, 2019 April 1–December 31, 2019 1 month after submission Up to $5,000
Matching funds 1:1
California public library or library-serving organizations
3 in-person convenings
California Documentary Project 

John Lightfoot
Senior Program Officer

Next Gen March 15, 2019 May 1, 2019–April 30, 2020 2 months after submission Requests up to $15,ooo
Matching Funds 1:1
1 year time frame
At least 1 Humanities Advisor
Production Grant November 1, 2019* March 1, 2020–February 2023* 4 months after submission Requests up to $50,000
Matching Funds 1:1
3 year time frame
At least 2 Humanities Advisors
Research & Development Grant November 1, 2019* March 1, 2020–February 2022* 4 months after submission Requests up to $10,000
Matching Funds 1:1
2 year time frame
3 Humanities Advisors

*Please note that those marked with an asterisk are tentative dates.

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