GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

SOUTH DAKOTA HUMANITIES COUNCIL GRANTS 

  • South Dakota Humanities Council awards grants to non-profit organizations that promote humanities in South Dakota through our community project grants.
  • Grants are competitive. All projects must advance the mission of the South Dakota Humanities Council and promote the humanities in American public life.
  • Before applying, review the 2020 grant guidelines and deadlines below. With questions, email grants@sdhumanities.org or call the SDHC office at (605) 688-6113.
  • For more info, click here.

ARTS MIDWEST TOURING FUND

  • Arts Midwest Touring Fund engages people in meaningful experiences with the fine arts of dance, music, theater or musical theater, and other performing arts forms.
  • Organizations located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, or Wisconsin and the Native nations that share this geography.
  •  Applicants must:
  • Present a professional performing artist/ensemble that is touring from outside their state.
  • Program a public performance.
  • Include a community activity (masterclass, talkback, discussion, etc.).
  • Reach an audience with limited access to the arts.
  • Grant awards are between $500 and $4,000. Awards are dependent upon available funds and demand within each state.
  • Read the guidelines.
  • Prepare your application.
  • Complete and submit the application form by Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Only one application will be accepted per organization.
  • For additional information, read our Frequently Asked Questions.