Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Partnership-in-Scholarship Grants for African American Historic Places


Partnership-in-Scholarship Grants
support collaborative projects between African American Historic Places and college/university scholars. In spring 2010, up to twelve grants of $5,000 each (1:1 match required) will be awarded for projects that help sustain current or attract new audiences at historic sites or enhance the interpretation of challenging topics at historic sites. Eligible projects include improving public access to African American historical and cultural resources at historic places, strengthening teaching and education at colleges and universities through historic places, promoting research and original scholarship of a significant theme related to African American history and culture to support joint public programs, providing opportunities for lifelong learning through a collaborative program, strengthening each institution’s humanities programming in order to preserve, enhance, or enjoy significant African American historic places. Download the grant guidelines and application form here or contact or the NTHP Regional Office near you. National Trust Historic Sites and elementary and secondary schools are not eligible to apply. Deadline for applications is April 30, 2010. This grant program is supported in part by the Ford Foundation.