The Arkansas Humanities Council has received $759,297 from the National Endowment of the Humanities to implement the America Rescue Plan grant program aimed at helping the survival of Arkansas’ critical cultural institutions affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maximum awards of up to $25,000 will be offered.
The funds are designated for operational expenses, strategic planning and capacity building and are available to nonprofit humanities-based cultural organizations in Arkansas. The American Rescue Plan grants provide immediate funds to museums, historical societies, college and universities, and other humanities-based cultural organizations.
Information about eligibility, grant applications and guidelines can be found here. Applications open on July 1 and must be submitted on or before 11:59 p.m. August 15, 2021.
The American Rescue Plan Act 2021 provides supplemental funding to NEH for emergency relief to institutions and organizations working in the humanities that have been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Arkansas Humanities Council is a non-profit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.