Humanities New York will host two webinars and a workshop to support new applicants for their upcoming Action Grants.
Action Grants offer up to $5,000 to produce public-facing humanities projects that encourage audiences to reflect on their values, explore new ideas, and engage with others across New York State.
The grants require organizations to demonstrate a match of at least one-to-one. The deadline to apply for Action Grants is June 1st, 2018.
A Grants Information Webinar has been set for Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 from 2 to 3 pm. This webinar is free, to register click here.
During this 45-minute webinar, Grants Officer Scarlett Rebman will explain the application process and suggest ways to prepare a competitive proposal. All tax-exempt organizations that are based in and serve New York State are eligible to apply for HNY’s funding opportunities.
A Project Budget Basics Webinar has been set for Wedneday, May 16th, 2018 from noon to 1 pm. This webinar is free, to register click here.
This free webinar will go over the basic components of a project budget. After completing this webinar, participants will be able to create a budget that accurately reflects a project’s expenses and avoid common pitfalls.
A Grants Workshop has been set for Monday, May 7th, 2018 from 10 am to noon, at St. John’s University, Kelleher Center, Kiernan Suite, 300 Howard Ave., Staten Island. This workshop is free, to register click here.
The workshop will feature an information session, activity, and ample time for networking and Q&A. Participants will learn about Humanities New York’s opportunities and get tips about how to prepare a competitive application.
The second half of the workshop will feature a program-design activity. Participants will work in small groups to brainstorm project ideas. Participants are encouraged to come prepared to discuss a potential proposal. Projects that relate to the U.S. women’s suffrage centennial are encouraged, but all public-facing projects are welcome. Representatives from any community or cultural organization are welcome to attend — especially new grant-writers and first time applicants. A light breakfast will be provided.
For more information about Humanities New York, visit their website.