Alabama Humanities Recovery Grants

In 2021, the Alabama Humanities Alliance is awarding up to $800,000 in special grant funding to help humanities-based organizations statewide recover financially from the COVID-19 pandemic — and successfully transition into a post-pandemic period.

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Alabama Humanities Recovery Grants

The Alabama Humanities Alliance (AHA) is offering special grant funding to help humanities organizations recover from financial hardship created by the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen their capacity to transition into a post-pandemic period. AHA will award approximately $800,000 in grants through individual awards of up to $20,000.

AHA will accept applications from July 1 to July 30, 2021, through our Online Grant Management System. Additional grant opportunities may be available if funding remains after July 30.


Your questions, answered:
Alabama Humanities Recovery Grants guidelines 

What’s a humanities organization? Does my nonprofit qualify? And what kind of activities and costs could these grants support?

Our grant guidelines, below, should provide the answers you need. If you have additional questions, please contact Graydon Rust, AHA’s grants director, at

Note: Alabama Humanities Recovery Grants are available thanks to funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021. You can learn about additional relief funding provided directly by NEH.

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Sample Application

Preview our sample application before you start the official application process. Learn what information you'll need to supply and get a better feel for what an Alabama Humanities Recovery Grant can support.

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Official Application

Have you read our Alabama Humanities Recovery Grants guidelines? Taken a look at the sample application? If you have — and you feel confident that your organization is eligible — it's time to apply.

Apply now!