Action/Innovation Subawards (Grants) SPRING Session Announcement

November 28, 2022

Action/Innovation subawards offer between $5,001-18,000 and are project/event based for larger scale ambitions. Successful applications for Action/Innovation Subawards have a fully envisioned structure and conceptualized plan but require funding in order to be put into ‘action’. All Action/Innovation Subawards must align with one of Delaware Humanities’ four Core Themes. 

LOI due (required)Dec 15, 2022
Selected applicants receive invitation to submit applicationDec 20, 2022 – Jan 31, 2023
Award notificationApril 28, 2023
Activity period of performanceMay 1, 2023 – April 30, 2024

The period of performance of these awards is May 1, 2023 – April 30, 2024.  All award activities must take place during and all funds must be spent within this time-period.

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) originally awarded these funds to Delaware Humanities to pass through competitively to other organizations in Delaware to help fulfill the mission of the NEH. Action/Innovation Sub-award applications are processed based on the schedule above, with External Humanities Experts serving as reviewers, and the final decision is made by the Delaware Humanities board members.

Questions? Erin Samarasinghe, DE Humanities’ Grant Officer will be holding two sessions for ‘Open Office Hours’ virtually where you can ask questions about the process, the changes to the language, our new core themes, etc. Come in for as short, or as long, as you like!

Session One: Friday, December 2nd 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Session Two: Monday, December 5th 6:00-7:00 p.m.