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New grant opportunities from Mass. Humanities

With support from the Mass Cultural Council, Mass Humanities has 4 grant opportunities available for non-profits and tribal entities. Learn how to apply for support for your local cultural organization in 2022:

Here are the grants available today:

  • Expand Massachusetts Stories Grants: Up to $20,000 for projects that seek, share, and/or interpret stories of Massachusetts, using the humanities to improve our shared understanding of the Bay State. With an April 11 deadline.

  • Staffing the Humanities Grants: $7,000-$20,000 grants to small museums, humanities, and community cultural organizations to increase staffing to grow, create, or bring back humanities programs. With an April 4 deadline.

  • Reading Frederick Douglass Together Grants: Up to $1,200 for communities to host shared public readings of Frederick Douglass’s speech on the meaning of the 4th of July. With a rolling application deadline.

  • Bridge Street Sponsorships: Up to $1,500 for history centers, societies, and historic sites to host online or hybrid programs during the 2022 calendar year. With a rolling application deadline.

Additionally, organizations interested in a program can register for a grant workshop hosted by Mass Humanities here:



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