Grant application deadline approaching

Grant application deadline approaching
The South Dakota Humanities Council is now accepting grant applications for Media, Teachers Institutes and Discussion Programs.

Applications are postmark due to the SDHC office by Aug. 30.

Please find all of the grant requirements on-line at, or call the office at 605-688-6113 with questions. Media grants are capped at $7,000, while discussion programs generally funded at $3,000, with a few projects funded for more than $5,000.

Teacher Institutes are funded up to $20,000. With special funding from the Challenge Grants at the National Endowment, SDHC will fund one Teachers Institute on American Indian culture in our state each year.

The focus for grant programs for 2007 includes programs that encourage youth, literary and literacy programs and programs for South Dakota's American Indians.

The South Dakota Humanities Council is an independent, non-profit corporation supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the South Dakota Humanities Foundation, corporate sponsors, individuals and other sources. The Council's mission is to support and promote public programming and provide grant funding for programs in traditional humanities disciplines.

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