Supporting humanities programs that

engage Maine communities

The MHC Grants program distributes funding to Maine nonprofits and communities to support projects that encourage a deeper understanding of ourselves and one another, build lasting connections, and reach diverse, multigenerational, and rural audiences.

Our grants support humanities programs and projects—things like exhibits, films, conferences, initiatives—that have broad public outreach. We are excited to support programs and projects with rich, well-developed humanities content, strong participation from a scholar or topic expert, and robust support from partners in the community. 

Current Grants

$1,001 – $7,500

Funding to non-profit organizations in Maine for larger humanities programs and projects—things like exhibits, films, conferences, initiatives—that have broad public outreach.

Up to $2,000

Funding to non-profit organizations in Maine for humanities programs and projects that have broad public outreach.

Up to $1,000

Arts & Humanities Grants support innovative community projects that have both arts and humanities components. Co-administered by the Maine Humanities Council and Maine Arts Commission. 

Office Hours

Learn about our work, meet our staff—and see how our programs and grants can work for you!

Mondays 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

February 6

March 6

March 20

April 3

Wednesdays 3:00 – 5:00 PM

February 1

February 15

March 1

March 15

March 29

TOOLKIT For
Grantees

Resources, forms, and links to support your MHC supported project.

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