Minnesota Humanities Center

Grant and Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities for Community-Based Programs

The Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) is an independent non-profit organization that is an affiliate with the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). MHC has recently received funding from the Minnesota Legislature to provide grants to individuals, museums, and organizations. The vast majority of the grants administered by MHC are awarded through a competitive application process. Specifically, MHC will be providing grants in the following subject matter areas:

Important Update on 2023-2025 Biennium Grant Application Review Process

The response to our call for applications during this grant period has been exceptional, exceeding our initial expectations. In light of the high volume of applications, we are adjusting our timelines accordingly. As a result, we are currently in the process of meticulously reviewing each submission.

We will keep you informed of any developments and updates as they become available. We understand the anticipation for updates and want to assure you that we are working diligently to finalize our review process.

Thank you for our patience and understanding during this time.

Click on the grant categories above to learn more about MHC’s different 2023-2025 funding opportunities OR how to apply for an Emergency Response grant.

If you have questions regarding an application status or grants, please contact Grant Administrator, Laura Adams, at laura.adams@mnhum.org, or via telephone, at 651-772-4244.


Laura Adams

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