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Programming Grants to Accompany NEH on the Road Exhibitions

Division of Public Programs

Receipt Deadline December 27, 2017 for Projects Beginning May 2018

Brief Summary

These grants support ancillary public humanities programs to accompany NEH on the Road traveling exhibitions. You can find information on how to apply for a booking here.

Typical formats involve lectures, reading and discussion programs, film discussion programs, Chautauqua presentations by scholars, family programs, exhibition tours, and other appropriate formats for reaching the general public.


To be eligible, an applicant must both

  • be a U.S. nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status; and

  • have a confirmed booking for an NEH on the Road traveling exhibition through Mid-America Arts Alliance.

Earlier Deadlines

Applicants may submit applications at two earlier deadlines (May 10, 2017, for projects beginning September 2017; and September 13, 2017, for projects beginning December 2017) preceding the final December 27, 2017 deadline (for projects beginning May 2018).

Program Statistics


Contact the staff of NEH's Division of Public Programs at 202-606-8269 and Applicants who are dead of hard of hearing can contact NEH via Federal Relay (TTY users) at 800-877-8399.