Fund Details
Indiana Humanities ARP Programming and Capacity-Building Grant


Grant Amount: Up to $10,000

Application Deadline: August 31, 2021 (11:30 p.m. EDT)

Notification: Approximately October 8, 2021

Matching Funds: This grant does not require a match/cost share.

Grant Booklet: Download and read the grant booklet at

Indiana Humanities ARP Programming and Capacity-Building Grants support organizations with developing and implementing programs that respond to the impact of the coronavirus (including capacity-building and strategic-planning efforts).

Indiana Humanities ARP Programming and Capacity-Building Grants are funded through the National Endowment for the Humanities, with funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Restrictions to Use of Award:

Per the direction of the NEH, Indiana Humanities ARP Programming and Capacity-Building Grant funds cannot be used for the following purposes:
  • Activities that promote a particular political, religious or ideological point of view
  • Advocacy of a particular program of social or political action
  • Support of specific public policies or legislation
  • Lobbying
  • Programming that falls outside of the humanities (including the creation or performance of art; creative writing, autobiographies, memoirs and creative nonfiction; and quantitative social science research or policy studies)
  • Purchase of land or facilities, construction or renovation
  • Equipment costs in excess of 20 percent of total project costs
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Purchase of food or beverages (including alcohol)
  • Archival/collections acquisitions
  • Prizes, awards or scholarships
  • Travel (both foreign and domestic)
  • Fundraising
  • Endowment contributions
  • Regranting of funds
  • Indirect costs
  • Cancellation costs
  • Preaward costs prior to March 15, 2021

Begin Accepting Applications Date:
Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
8/31/2021 11:30 PM