Speakers in the Schools
Think & Drink
The Democracy Project
Montana Center for the Book
Montana Reads / Montana Writes
Montana Poets Laureate
Big Sky Reads
Film + Video Grants
2023 Grants Awarded
Why It Matters
Governor’s Humanities Awards
Grant Eligibility Survey
Please select the option that best describes you:
I am seeking funding as an individual (not an organization) from Humanities Montana.
I am seeking funding from Humanities Montana as a representative of an organization (not an individual).
Eligible organizations include:
Private nonprofit organizations*
Institutions of higher education
State, local, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments
Groups of persons that form an association to carry out a project
*Humanities Montana may not issue subawards to foreign, for-profit entities, fiscal agents, or fiscal sponsors.
All applicants need to provide:
A certification letter from their organization’s authorizing official
A copy of their organization’s most recent Form W9
Their organization’s Tax ID/EIN
Their organizations Unique Identifier (UEI)
Does your project include the following?
A central focus in the humanities
A clearly defined theme
Professional humanities scholars involved in planning and execution
No political advocacy
A public program (open and free* to the public)
Publicity and evaluation plans
*Some exceptions may apply; see our
to learn more.
Are you requesting funds to support any of the following?
General operating expenses
Capital purchases (equipment and property)
Acquisitions (real estate, collections, exhibits)
Direct social or political action which advocates for a particular course of action
A project that presents a one-sided uncritical treatment of an issue
A project that focuses on personal instead of public concerns
A project that would raise funds for a profit-making group or for commercial purposes
Meals or refreshments for an audience
Alcoholic beverages or entertainment costs
Candidates running for political office
Please select the option that best describes your funding needs:
Less than $1,000 for an upcoming humanities-focused event or program
More than $1,000 for planning, facilitating, and/or evaluating a humanities-focused event or program
Support for a humanities-focused film or video production.