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Arkansas Humanities Council offers American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Grant

The Arkansas Humanities Council is now accepting applications for the ARP Act Grant. This recovery funding is available to support at-risk humanities positions and projects at museums, libraries and archives, historic sites, historical societies, colleges and universities, and other cultural nonprofits that have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

The National Endowment of the Humanities has provided $759,297 to implement the America Rescue Plan Grant program in Arkansas. The funding will help ensure the survival of Arkansas cultural institutions and assist as they from the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Maximum awards of up to $25,000 are available. The funds are designated for operational expenses and strategic planning and capacity building and are available to nonprofit humanities-based cultural organizations in Arkansas.

The American Rescue Plan Grant provide immediate funds to museums, historical societies, college and universities, and other humanities-based cultural organizations to help stabilize and provide funding for them to maintain essential functions and retain core personnel. Information about eligibility, grant applications, and guidelines can be found here.

Applications must be submitted on or before 11:59 p.m. August 15, 2021.

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