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Humanities Partnership Grant

Note: This funding opportunity is no longer currently accepting applications. See below for resources to manage your grant award.

Humanities Partnership Grants are discretionary grant awards, of up to $25,000, for highly unique, one-time opportunities that fall outside of the regular granting cycles and that align with the department's mission, vision, strategic goals and funding priorities, as well as those of its interim state humanities council.

Funding for the Humanities Partnership Grant is made possible by an appropriation from the National Endowment for the Humanities, a federal agency. Applicants must adhere to the funding policies of the Iowa Arts Council and federal government through 2 CFR Part 200.

Who: Iowa Nonprofits, Local Governments and Higher Education Institutions
What: $2,000 - $25,000
When: Program funds are depleted for the funding period of June 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024

How to Apply

  1. Read the guidelines
  2. Contact Program Manager Kristen Vander Molen at or 515-281-4228 to discuss project
  3. Submit the application


Manage Your Grant

Grantee Handbook

See the Grantee Handbook to learn how to manage your grant, including contract compliance and publicity.

Final Report

As a grant recipient, you must complete the final report form at the end of the process and share the impact of the project on arts and culture in Iowa.

Grant Awards History

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