State and Jurisdictional Humanities Councils General Operating Support Grants

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With the General Operating Support Grants, state and jurisdictional humanities councils deliver on NEH’s mission to advance knowledge and understanding of the humanities and to increase public awareness of, access to, and support for the humanities at the state and local level. State and jurisdictional humanities councils tailor their grantmaking and programs to the needs, resources, and interests of their state or jurisdiction, while extending the reach of NEH-funded projects and further strengthening NEH’s connection to local communities throughout the 56 states and jurisdictions.

  • The deadline for this program is May 2, 2022.
  • Effective January 2022, state and jurisdictional humanities councils will now submit the SF-424A with the General Operating Support Grant application. Instructions for completing the form are available in the Notice of Funding Opportunity. 
  • As a reminder, effective March 2020, state and jurisdictional humanities councils submit an Annual Plan with the General Operating Support Grant application. Guidance for the Annual Plan is included within the Notice of Funding Opportunity.


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Contact the Office of Federal/State Partnership to confirm receipt of the full application package.