Humanities Montana is accepting grant applications from civic and cultural organizations, as well as film and media projects |

Humanities Montana, the statewide nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is now accepting applications for Regular Grants and Film + Video Grants. Organizations featuring festivals, podcasts, radio shows, talks, talks, and other ideas are eligible to apply for regular grants. Film + Video Grants funds multi-year media projects in script research and development, principal photography, or post-production phases. Both grant programs support projects that engage Montanaans in meaningful discussion about the human condition and inspire civic discourse in the state’s diverse cultures and communities. The deadline for both grants is August 20.

“Grants from Humanities Montana provide critical support to rural, tribal, and urban community organizations across the state,” said Megan Hill Sundy, grants manager for Humanities Montana. “Our grant has helped organizations like the James Welch Literary Festival celebrating works of contemporary Native American literature and Story of Butte sharing Butte’s immigrant history through a mobile app. We are excited to see what new applications we receive that celebrate and serve Montana.

The Humanities Montana Regular Grants program awards grants of $1,000 or more, three times a year to nonprofit, tax-funded projects. Film + Video grant applications are accepted annually and awards are given between $8,000 and $10,000 to nonprofit and tax-funded projects. Humanities Montana requires all grant applicants to consult with staff prior to applying to any round of funding to confirm eligibility and offer support in the application process.

“Receiving an award from Humanities Montana has been pivotal to the continuation of First Voices, Thresh’s cross-disciplinary collaboration between First Nations and non-Indigenous artists,” said Preeti Vasudevan, recent Regular Grants recipient, Founder and Artistic Director. of performance art nonprofit Thresh. “Expanding the creative exploration between these collaborators is a crucial step in expanding cultural curiosity, mutual respect and deeper understanding, towards healing and hope for the future. The award helps the program achieve its goal of healing trauma and building resilience and leadership among First Nations youth.

To review eligibility criteria and applications for regular grants and the Humanities Montana Film + Video Grants program or to arrange a call with Humanities Montana staff, visit humanitiesmontana.org.

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