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Vision & Action Grant Presentation

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Lauren Kushnick

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Transcript of Vision & Action Grant Presentation

Statewide Organization
Grants
$5,000
to launch humanities programs that are dynamic and address meaningful issues across the state
Arts & Culture
* TIPS *
NEW YORK COUNCIL FOR THE HUMANITIES
Grants & Programs

Lauren Kushnick
Director of Grants and Partnerships
What Does the Council Do?
They help us explore what it means to be human...
What are the Humanities?
that support engaging
humanities public programs.
Grants & Programs
Encourage curiosity. Inspire collaboration. Stimulate discussion.
Open to humanities scholars with advanced degrees and cultural experts able to demonstrate extensive commitment to their field.
Must know date, time, venue & how you'll spread the word
$1,500
to develop your ideas for public humanities programs that are built in partnership with your community.
Humanities expertise doesn't require a PhD
Must identify at least one individual with humanities expertise
Rolling deadlines: apply 3 months before the project starts.
Action Grants require a
1:1 match:
cash & in-kind expenses
Examples: Convene project advisers, forge new partnerships, collect community stories or research materials, design a pilot program
Examples: lectures, panel discussions, walking tours, radio programs, exhibitions, reading & discussion programs, festivals, online projects.
Focus on innovation and collaboration
Council Goals:
Encourage
critical thinking
&
cultural understanding
Advocate
for the value and necessity of the intellectual & cultural sector
Reach New Yorkers where they
live and work
INTENDED FOR AND OPEN TO A GENERAL PUBLIC AUDIENCE.
project team
materials
Describe the materials your team will develop as a result of this support
Explain the inspiration for your project and why it will appeal to your community
format
events
mission
NEW YORK COUNCIL FOR THE HUMANITIES
Programs
AVAILABLE FOR ADULTS,
YOUNG ADULTS, AND KIDS.
Any tax-exempt site may apply, including arts groups, libraries, historic sites, churches, and museums.
Apply 3 months before first event.

Provides leadership and support across the state's intellectual and cultural sectors through grants, programs, networking and advocacy in order to encourage critical thinking and cultural understanding in the public arena.
New? Looking for feedback?
Make a grant proposal appointment.
Funding
Access to the general public
: time, venue & cost.
What do you need, and why should they care?
Showcase what makes your project responsive, innovative and impactful in your narrative.
Monthly review by committee.
EMAIL grants@nyhumanities.org
programs@nyhumanities.org
PHONE 212.233.1131
www.nyhumanities.org
Contact Us
Main Office:

150 Broadway, Suite 1700
New York, NY 10038
Kate Sidley
Grants Officer
The Public Scholars program is a two-year rotating public lecture bureau that enhances the capacity of humanities scholars to create relationships with general public audiences. Scholars join a cohort eager to sharpen public engagement skills, create connections with cultural institutions while delivering compelling 60 minute humanities lectures.
Applications are due March 25th and scholars begin delivering lectures in the fall. Final decisions will be made by June 30th.
WHO:
WHAT:
WHEN:
FOCUS ON Western New York
Hendrick Hudson Free Library, Hudson River Museum,
Living History Education Foundation, Mount Vernon Public Library, Society of the National Shrine of the Bill of Rights,
Turkish Cultural Center Westchester, World Sound Foundation
NOT LISTED HERE?
Introduce

$25,566
Council Support
$35,911
Matching Support
32
Events
23
Partners

1,602
Participants
13
Communities
yourself!
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