Oregon Humanities offers programs that help Oregonians connect, reflect, and learn from each other. Our grants program awards funding for humanities programs and events hosted by nonprofit organizations, federally recognized Native American tribes, and rural-serving public libraries in Oregon.
Oregon Humanities awards annual Public Program Grants of up to $10,000 in support of humanities programs and events across Oregon that explore challenging questions and strive for just communities. To learn more about this grant, visit our Public Program Grants page.
Public Program Grants will open for applications on January 8, 2024. To be notified when this grant opens for applications, sign up for our newsletter.
Oregon Humanities awards Mini Grants for Rural Libraries that enable rural-serving Oregon libraries to create and host their own humanities events. Each year, a theme is announced by Oregon Humanities before the grant’s application period begins. Awarded libraries interpret the theme to create and host their own humanities events that will be meaningful to their communities. To learn more about this grant, visit our Mini Grants for Rural Libraries page.
Mini Grants for Rural Libraries are open for applications. To apply, click here.
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Assistance for Applicants
Oregon Humanities offers many types of support to organizations applying for our grants. .
Questions? Reach out to us!
Do you have questions about applying, eligibility, or whether your program/event is in alignment with our grants? Want to share feedback or ideas? Please contact Dawn Smallman, grants and programs coordinator, at email@example.com or (503) 241-0543 ext. 123.
Please note that Oregon Humanities staff are available to answer questions Monday through Friday during normal business hours.