Spark 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 Spark Grant offers Ohio Humanities staff the chance to provide feedback on your project. 

Preliminary Application for a Spark Grant

The Final Application is your formal request for funding from Ohio Humanities. 

Final Application

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