Deadline: 8 January 2020
This program supports the collaboration of media producers and scholars to develop humanities content and to prepare documentary film, television, radio, and podcast projects that engage public audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways.
The Division of Public Programs encourages media projects that promote a deeper understanding of American history and culture and advance civic education. The Division of Public Programs also supports media projects that examine international themes and subjects in the humanities.
Awards are usually made for a period of performance of six to twelve months. Most awards are made for up to $40,000, with a maximum of $75,000 for complex projects that will reach national audiences.
Media Projects: Development Grants may support activities such as:
- meetings with scholars
- research and preliminary interviews (including scholarly research and development of humanities themes)
- preparation of program treatments and/or scripts
- production of a work-in-progress or trailer
- creation of partnerships for outreach activities and public engagement
- U.S. nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, state and local governmental agencies, and federally recognized Native American tribal governments are eligible to apply.
- Eligible organizations include accredited public and 501(c)(3) institutions of higher education.
- Individuals and foreign and for-profit entities are not eligible to apply.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply via given website.
For more information, please visit https://www.neh.gov/grants/public/media-projects-development-grants