Ignite Grant Guidelines

Successful applications for project grants meet four major criteria

  • Applicants must be an eligible non-profit organization.
  • The public humanities must be central to the proposed project.
  • Public humanities professionals should be deeply involved in the project.   
  • The application must follow Ohio Humanities budget guidelines. 

Before you apply for a grant, please contact a Program Officer to discuss your projectWe’re here to help you submit a successful application! 

Apply for a Grant

If your project meets the above criteria after review, we encourage you to first contact a Program Officer and then gather your materials for your application using the documents below.

Application Worksheet

Budget Form

The Preliminary Application for a Ignite Grant offers Ohio Humanities staff the chance to provide feedback on your project. Preliminary applications due one month prior to final due date. Application portal will be available soon.  

Preliminary Application for Ignite Grant

The Final Application is your formal request for funding from Ohio Humanities. Deadlines: February 15, June 15, and October 15, 2023.

Final Application

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