Large Grants

**Currently the Council is only accepting large grant proposals related to the Standing Together project. Standing Together projects can receive up to $5,000 in Humanities Council funds.Download the Standing Together application and instructions. Read more about Standing Together here.**


In addition to large grants, the Council offers planning and grassroots grants, the Road Scholars speakers bureau; the Let’s Talk About It library discussion series; the traveling exhibition Museum on Main Street, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution and rural communities statewide; and Literature and Medicine: Humanities at the Heart of Health Care, a reading and discussion program for healthcare professionals. To learn more about the North Carolina Humanities Council, and to bring a humanities program to your community, explore

The large grant requires the submission of a draft proposal. Grants provide funds for humanities projects of extended scope including, but not limited to, lecture/discussion series, performance/discussions, exhibit/discussions, and film/video productions. Media projects are limited to $5,000. Large grants must be postmarked no later than the deadline dates. Only large grant projects which begin at least four weeks from the date of funding will be considered.