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 email@example.com
NEW – RI Culture, Humanities and Arts Recovery Grants (RI CHARG)
RI CHARG is a joint program for $8,000 general operating support grants for Rhode Island cultural, humanities and arts nonprofits. The primary purpose of this grant opportunity is to support eligible nonprofits in “preventing, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.” This funding has been provided to the Humanities Council by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and to RISCA by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) as part of the federal American Rescue Plan Act. Click here to learn more about the new RI CHARG application process and eligibility. Applications open July 12, 2021. Deadline to apply is August 13, 2021 at 11:59 pm.
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.