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Cal Humanities: Open applications from July 1 to August 4 for $10k Community Stories Grant

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

SCG member Cal Humanities is accepting applications beginning July 1st for the August 4, 2014 deadline for Community Stories, their ongoing competitive grants program.

Cal Humanities’ Community Stories grants program provides funding to support a wide range of community-initiated public humanities projects, including:

  • story-based performances
  • community forums
  • websites
  • video and radio documentaries
  • interpretive exhibits

Since 2003, Cal Humanities has made over 400 awards for projects that collectively illustrate the diversity and breadth of the California experience.

Who’s eligible?

  • California-based nonprofit and fiscally sponsored organizations
  • local/state public agencies or institutions

What do we fund?

We support story-based public humanities projects that:

  • focus on collecting and sharing real stories of California’s communities
  • involve at least one humanities expert as an advisor
  • use the methods of analysis that inform the humanities as well as community-based research
  • produce work that is publicly accessible

How much do we fund?

  • Grant awards range up to $10,000
  • Matching cash or in-kind donations are required

Need more info?

For complete program information, including current guidelines, application materials and instructions, and descriptions of funded projects, click HERE.

A recorded informational webinar for this round is now available.  Click HERE to access it.

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