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Humanities Texas invites Texas cultural and educational organizations that
suffered losses or damages to humanities collections as a result of the
February 2021 winter storm, or incurred costs related to resuming humanities
programming that was postponed or cancelled as a result of the storm, to
apply for fast-track Recovery Grants.
These grants are made possible with a National Endowment for the Humanities
Chairman's Emergency Grant.
For more information about eligibility, allowable costs, grant amounts,
and funding priorities, please see the
2021 Winter Storm Recovery Grants
Please direct questions about Recovery 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. The sponsoring organization must be an
accredited nonprofit that has tax-exempt status from the
IRS. An organization may not apply as a fiscal sponsor with the intention
of regranting the award to a different organization.
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.
[Limit: 1500 characters including spaces]
Please describe any target audience(s) your organization serves (e.g.,
veterans, rural populations, disadvantaged communities, K-12 students,
higher education faculty and students).
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.
The fiscal officer, typically an organization’s bookkeeper or accountant, is
responsible for accounting for the grant funds. This person
may NOT serve as the authorizing official or project
This period of time—termed your “grant period”—should include all project
activities and expenditures. All 2021 Recovery Grants will have the same
grant period, running from April 1, 2021 (with pre-award allowability for
eligible costs from February 11, 2021) to August 31, 2021. Final reports
will be due to Humanities Texas no later than November 30, 2021.
Describe 1) the damages and losses you experienced as a
result of the winter storm, 2) the specific costs you are requesting
emergency funding to cover, and 3) how your request is related to your
humanities collections, humanities programs, and/or overall mission
to provide public educational opportunities in the humanities. Please
be specific. Be sure
to review the description of the eligible and ineligible costs in the
program guidelines. [Limit: 3000 characters including spaces]
Attach the sponsoring organization’s determination letter from the IRS
confirming its tax-exempt status.
Files must be less than 15 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf, jpg, jpeg, png.
You may include up to five additional items with your application, all in
PDF, JPG, or PNG format. However, these materials are not required.
Photos will give the review committee a clearer sense of the losses and
damages that you experienced to your humanities collections and programs.
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