Delaware Humanities offers two kinds of grants:
Opportunity Grants offer up to $3,000 for smaller projects or planning periods for larger projects. Applications can be submitted year-round, and while matching funds are required, matching can be waived in some circumstances.
Vision Grants are available from $3,001 – $15,000 for major humanities projects. Matching funds are required. The next deadline for Vision Grant drafts for the Fall 2019 cycle is October 2, 2018. Drafts are required.
Organizations Delaware Humanities grants can support:
Private nonprofit organizations · Institutions of higher education · State, local and federally recognized Indian tribal governments · Community and cultural organizations · Educational and professional groups · Museums · Libraries · Public agencies · Non-commercial radio and television stations
Delaware Humanities Council introduces New Executive Director Michele AnstineJune 18, 2018
Michele Anstine, most recently the Assistant CEO and Chief Program Officer for the Delaware Historical Society, brings twenty years of experience working in the humanities in Delaware. While at the George Read II House & Gardens, she held various leadership roles, raising nearly $2 million in funds to preserve and enhance one of the premiere Federalist homes and museum collections in the United States. She was a critical part of the successful campaign to designate the property as a National Historic Landmark. A native of southern Kent County, Ms. Anstine holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from the University of Delaware.
Spring 2018 Vision Grant Awards total $88,496June 28, 2018
Ten organizations from around the state have been awarded Delaware Humanities Vision Grants.