Special Announcement Grants:
2020 Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards
The Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation announces an exciting grant opportunity serving small to mid-sized towns and cities across the country. 15 grantees will be awarded $25K each in matching funds to produce their own Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series—an outdoor, free concert series featuring a diverse line up of high caliber entertainment for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy. Online public voting determines the Top 25 finalists. Grant applications opened on July 10 and are due by September 20, 2019. For more information, visit www.levittamp.org.
Laura Jane Musser Fund
Through the Rural Initiative, the Laura Jane Musser Fund encourages collaborative and participatory efforts among residents in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions. The applicant community must have a population of 10,000 or fewer. Program planning grants up to $5,000 and program implementation grants up to $25,000 will be considered. Applications will be accepted online through the Fund’s website from September 3 – October 3, 2019.
Through the Intercultural Harmony Initiative, the Laura Jane Musser Fund supports projects that promote mutual understanding and cooperation between groups of community members of different cultural backgrounds. Project planning grants up to $5,000 or implementation grants up to $25,000 will be considered. New programs or projects in their first three years are eligible. Applications will be accepted online through the Fund’s website from September 16 – October 16, 2019.
The geographic areas for these initiatives are Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Wyoming, and limited counties in Texas. Eligible counties in Texas are located in the Rio Grande River Valley (Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, and Willacy counties), Deep East Texas (Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, and Tyler counties), and the Brazos Valley (Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, and Washington counties). The complete guidelines are available at http://www.musserfund.org.
Wyoming Humanities Council - Cross-Pollination Grants
Wyoming Humanities (WYH) is pleased to announce that their new interdisciplinary grant line (“Cross-Pollination Grants”) is now open. This grant line, for requests up to $15,000, will support ambitious, innovative public humanities-related projects featuring interdisciplinary work. Proposals, due Nov. 1, should feature interdisciplinary programs that integrate perspectives, information, and/or concepts from multiple disciplines to help their audience explore and engage with topic(s)/issue(s) from different perspectives and come to a new or deeper understanding of the topic/issue. These disciplines should work together collaboratively to help the program’s audience understand and engage with the subject matter.
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