News from the Field: Grants Watch

 Upcoming Grant and Funding Deadlines

  • Illinois Humanities COVID-19 Emergency Relief and Recovery Grants Applications due July 15th, 2021 at 5pm - LEARN MORE & APPLY 
  • Illinois Humanities Envisioning Justice Grants - Applications due September 1, 2021 - LEARN MORE & APPLY
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Grants:

Public Humanities Projects, Applications for next cycle due August 11

  • National Endowment for the Arts 

Grants for Arts Projects Applications due July 8, 2021LEARN MORE & APPLY

- Our Town grants program - Applications due August 5, 2021 0 LEARN MORE & APPLY

  • SBA Shuttered Venue Operators Grants - For businesses (incl. museums) affected by the COVID-19 pandemic - LEARN MORE & APPLY

Grant Links and Other Resources


Preservation Assistant Grants for Smaller Institutions


Institute for Museums and Library Services


National Endowment for the Arts


Illinois Humanities

Article: "Small Museum Grants You Should Know About"