The Idaho Humanities Council received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The funding was for grants to eligible Idaho humanities organizations (defined below). These funds were used for the organization’s general operating support for public humanities programming as well as the development of specific humanities programming in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
IHC CARES funding has been awarded and the application is now closed. IHC provided $386,107 to 80 different organizations. For a complete list of awarded CARES Act grants, please click on the link below.
CARES Act Grants Awarded
As of September 28th, the Idaho Humanities Council (IHC) has awarded $331,897 to 72 Idaho organizations across 30 cities with funding it received from the National Endowment for the Humanities through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
These grants will be used to support operational costs that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are delighted to provide these grants to Idaho’s humanities-based organizations that have been adversely affected by the pandemic,” said David Pettyjohn, IHC Executive Director. “These crucial dollars will assist our cultural partners in maintaining resources and programming that benefit all Idahoans.”
CARES Act funding is still available for eligible organizations. To learn more about CARES Act grants, please visit www.idahohumanities.org/cares-act-grants.
Funding for these grants has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan.