Michigan Humanities Organizations Pandemic Emergency (H.O.P.E.) grants now available

Apr 20, 2020

LANSING, MI--   In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan Humanities is providing emergency CARES Act funding to museums, libraries, archives, historic sites, and other humanities-focused nonprofits impacted by the pandemic throughout Michigan.

Michigan Humanities Organizations Pandemic Emergency (H.O.P.E.) Grants of up to $10,000 are now available to provide general operating support with an emphasis on maintaining personnel.

Michigan H.O.P.E. Grant FAQs

Who is eligible?

The applicant organization must be a nonprofit authorized to operate in the state of Michigan. The organization need not be incorporated and may be a public agency. Individuals are not eligible.

What amount of funding is available?

Applicants may apply for up to $10,000 in Michigan H.O.P.E grant funding. The actual amount awarded might be less than amount requested and will be determined by the MI H.O.P.E. grant review committee. No matching funds are required for Michigan H.O.P.E. grants.

When and how can my organization apply?

The online application is now open via Michigan Humanities' grant and program online portal. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis beginning the week of April 27, 2020. Organizations will receive an award notification within two weeks of submitting an application.

For questions about Michigan H.O.P.E. Grants, please contact James Nelson, Director of Grants, at jnelson@mihumanities.org.

Find the application link and additional details on the Michigan H.O.P.E. Grants page of our website.