General Guidelines for ALL applicants must be downloaded as a PDF file and read carefully. Then, feel free to call a member of the WHC staff to discuss questions and ideas. Click here for the General Guidelines.
The WHC gives grants for public humanities programs that explore any topic from the perspective of one or more of the humanities disciplines.
- Public: the program reaches an audience beyond the
college or university campus
- Humanities: archaeology; cultural anthropology;
art history, theory and criticism; ethics; ethnic studies; folklore;
history; jurisprudence; languages; linguistics; literature; philosophy;
religious studies; women's studies; historical or philosophical
approaches to the social sciences
- Programs: museum exhibits, book discussions, lecture series, guided tours, humanities festivals, oral history projects, teacher institutes, and various other formats.