GRANTS FAQ

Before beginning your grant application, we recommend you review these frequently asked questions. Please note that all applications require both an intent to apply submission and conversation or site visit with an NJCH staff member before submitting an application.


WHAT ARE THE HUMANITIES?

WHAT IS A HUMANITIES SCHOLAR?

WHAT IS THE ROLE OF A HUMANITIES SCHOLAR IN MY PROJECT?

WHAT'S ALL THIS ABOUT AUDIENCES?

WHAT IS AN UNDERSERVED OR UNDERREPRESENTED AUDIENCE?

HOW MIGHT THOUGHTS ABOUT AUDIENCE IMPACT MY APPLICATION?

WHERE CAN I LEARN ABOUT PREVIOUS GRANT PROJECTS?

INCUBATION GRANTS

Awarded twice per year, Incubation Grants support experimentation for projects that may be in the earliest stages of development. We encourage you to set out a bold vision and see where it takes you.

$1,000 to $5,000

ACTION GRANTS

Awarded once per year, Action grants help you implement longstanding humanities-based projects and public programs that may have been developed through Incubation grants or other planning processes.

$2,000 to $20,000