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Humanities Texas invites Texas cultural and educational institutions facing
financial hardship resulting from the coronavirus pandemic to apply immediately for
fast-track Relief Grants.
Humanities Texas Relief Grants are made possible by the National Endowment
for the Humanities as part of the CARES Act signed into law on March 27,
For more information about eligibility, allowable costs, grant amounts,
and funding priorities, please see the
Humanities Texas Relief Grants
Please direct questions about Relief Grants to Humanities Texas grants
As the person filling out the online application, please provide the
following information. You may browse through the application prior to
registering; however, you will not be able to enter any data until you have
registered. Once you REGISTER, the application will appear immediately, and
you may begin.
You will receive an email from
with a link to your application. You may save your application for later and
revisit it as often as you wish by clicking on this link. Please retain this
email throughout the application process until your grant application is
This information pertains to the nonprofit organization that will receive
and administer the grant.
Provide a brief description of the Sponsoring Organization. Be sure to
include your mission and emphasize how you promote broader understanding
of the humanities to public audiences in Texas.
Please describe any target audience(s) your organization serves.
This is the representative of the sponsoring organization, most often the
chief executive officer, who has authority to submit the grant application
on behalf of the organization. This person may NOT serve as the
This person is responsible for the management of the project. The project
director also serves as liaison with Humanities Texas and is responsible
for submitting the final evaluation form, and, if
applicable, any grant adjustments or revised budgets. This person may
NOT serve as the fiscal officer.
This person, typically an organization’s bookkeeper or accountant, is
responsible for accounting for the grant funds. The fiscal
officer may NOT serve as the authorizing official or project
This period of time—termed your “grant period”—should include all project
activities and expenditures. Your start date must begin on May 1, 2020,
or later. Your end date may be no later than June 30, 2021.
Attach the sponsoring organization’s determination letter from the IRS
confirming its tax-exempt status, or a letter showing that the
sponsoring organization has applied for tax-exempt status.
Files must be less than 10 MB
Allowed file types: pdf.
You may include up to five additional items with your application, all in
PDF format. However, these materials are not required.
Letters of support should be addressed to the Humanities Texas Grants
Review Committee. Letters can serve a range of purposes: Some can speak to
the significance of the organization's promotion of the public humanities.
Others can confirm the organization's importance to the community and/or
Please contact the Humanities Texas grants staff if you have questions about
letters of support or other possible items to include with your application.
Call 512.440.1991 or email