How to Apply for a Grant

The purpose of the Arkansas Humanities Council is to promote understanding, appreciation, and use of the humanities in Arkansas. To achieve its purpose, the council awards grants through a competitive application process to nonprofit groups and organizations so they can plan, conduct, and evaluate projects in the humanities for Arkansas citizens.

This publication reflects council grant guidelines in effect as of December 2016.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to consult with council program staff before preparing grant applications. The staff can provide information about changes that occur in the guidelines, answer any questions you have about the application process, and comment on application drafts.

Application forms can be viewed and printed from the links to your right. Copies of the applications and these guidelines are also available from the Council offices.

For more information contact the

Arkansas Humanities Council
407 President Clinton Ave, Suite 201
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Telephone (501) 320-5761
Fax (501) 537-4550


The Arkansas Humanities Council is an Arkansas nonprofit corporation. The Internal Revenue Service has determined that the council is a public charity under the provisions of section 501 (c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code. The Arkansas Humanities Council is an independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

How to apply for a grant:

  1. Click on the application
  2. Type in your information
  3. Print the application
  4. Mail it in


  1. Save the application to your computer (right click on the application and choose “Save as” or “Save link as”)
  2. Open the application on your computer
  3. Type in your information
  4. Print the application
  5. Mail it in