BROWSE RESOURCES ABOUT ‘Grants’

  • Teaching American History (TAH) grants are extinct. The innovative and entrepreneurial spirit that was the hallmark of successful TAH programs must now be the foundation for new educational programming. Learn how the Ohio History Connection has made the transition and share new ideas and approaches for success. Chair: Stacia Kuceyski, Outreach Director, Ohio History Connection, […]

  • Proposal-writing is not rocket science. It’s a skill – and a bit of an art – and anyone can learn.  If your institution is ready to attract grants, and you’ve organized your project well, then it’s time to write.  We’ll look at where to look for good information to make your case; what to do […]

  • It’s all in the preparation!  Successful applications have more to do with institutional and project preparation than with writing — really. In this fast-paced, fun, slightly off-the-wall session we will discuss the characteristics of a grant-ready institution and a grant-ready project, and then review the important components of the proposal-writing team and a successful proposal. There’s no […]

  • Sonya Lovine is a Sponsored Research Officer at California State University, Sacramento. She recently received her master’s degree in Public History from Sacramento State. For her thesis project, she wrote Taking Public History for Granted: A Grant-Writing Guide for Public Historians.  In an interview at Public History Commons (an initiative of the National Council on […]

  • The Foundation DataBook website offers state-specific foundation directories and CDs. Site provides current information about each DataBook and CD they offer, and is dedicated to providing grantseekers and grantmakers with fundraising-related resources.

  • Resource for identifying and applying for grants provided by the United States government. All discretionary grants offered by the 26 federal grant-making agencies can be found on Grants.gov. You do not have to register with Grants.gov to find grant opportunities. Grants.gov provides an overview of the process to apply for for federal grants. In order […]

  • The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Preservation Assistance Grants help small and mid-sized institutions such as libraries, museums, historical societies, archival repositories, cultural organizations, town and county records offices, and colleges and universities improve their ability to preserve and care for their significant humanities collections. These may include special collections of books and journals, […]

  • Chat about conservation projects supported through the Art Works program at the National Endowment for the Arts. The NEA’s guiding principle is embodied in one sentence: “Art works.” “Art works” is a noun; the creation of works of art by artists. “Art works” is a verb; art works on and within people to change and […]

  • Starting in 2013, the Institute of Museum and Library Services’s grant program Museums for America (MFA) will provide support for collections care projects that were once previously funded under the Conservation Project Support grant program. Connie Bodner, an IMLS supervisory grants management specialist, reviewed the new MFA grant guidelines and application process. Following her presentation, […]

  • LISTEN: Download audio Preserve America is a national initiative and grant program that supports community efforts to preserve and share America’s story, and Save America’s Treasures is the largest grant program for bricks-and-mortar preservation in the country. Learn how these programs complement each other to support local heritage stewardship and encourage public appreciation for history, […]