The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities Grantmaking Program funds nonprofit organizations and individual researchers to stimulate new research in the humanities, spark thoughtful community exchange, build new audiences for the humanities, innovate new methods in the humanities, and advocate for the importance of the humanities for a lively and engaged democratic public.
Questions? Contact Julia Renaud, Associate Director, Grants & Strategic Initiatives at firstname.lastname@example.org
Covid-19 Relief Funding: Beginning in spring 2020 the Council distributed over $350,000 in general operating support grants and project grants to over 50 organizations and individual practitioners in response to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Click here to learn more about those grant recipients.
Funding for these grants was provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan.
Want to learn more? Check out the Grant Information and Evaluation Workshop videos below.
Grant Information Workshop: On Sept. 16, 2020, the Council held a grant information workshop with an overview of our grantmaking program, and details and tips for individuals and organizations interested in applying for a Council grant. If you are interested in learning more about grants at the Council, this hour-long video is a great resource.
Evaluation Workshop: This 30-minute evaluation workshop video will help you understand what public humanities project evaluation is, how to do it, and why it matters. We will also discuss how project evaluation fits in the context of the Council’s grantmaking process.