HumanitiesDC, and District of Columbia Government - DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
06/22/21 11:59 PM EST
Grants of up to $30,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations for programs serving youth. Funding is intended to support humanities programs that engage and empower young residents. Projects and programs should promote leadership skills and civic engagement. Successful applicants will propose programs that employ engaged scholarship, experiential learning, and a new or expanded social-emotional learning approach.
Soul of the City grants provide communities, neighborhood organizations, churches and educational organizations the opportunity to work with young people through the humanities lens.
Prospective projects will:
Applications must identify a scholar and how s/he will advise the project through the grant cycle. Each funded project will result in a lasting digital final product that will be added to the DC Digital Museum.
In the wake of the pandemic, prioritizing the social-emotional learning and well-being of local youth is paramount as is centering the approach with an equity lens. The Soul of the City partnership grant program accepts applications for projects that will create or expand integration of a Social-Emotional Learning approach into existing humanities programs for young Washingtonians 11-19. The deliverables for each funded project will include a comprehensive plan for incorporating a Social-Emotional Learning approach, several sample lessons demonstrating the approach, a training module for youth-serving program staff, and evaluation tools. These deliverables will be submitted to HumanitiesDC and distributed freely for the benefit of educators across the city. Proposed youth programs should:
For more information, see https://humanitiesdc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/SOTC2021RFP.pdf#page=2.
For allowable costs, see https://humanitiesdc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/SOTC2021RFP.pdf#page=6.
GrantWatch ID#: 186273
Applicants may request up to $30,000 depending on the scope of their projects.
This opportunity is for projects conducted between August 2, 2021, and February 15, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Andrea Carroll McNeil, Grants Manager
USA: Washington, DC
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